OIL AND GAS
GOP wants more exploration in Alaska, hits Obama policies
House Republicans yesterday called for expanded oil and gas exploration in Alaska's oil-rich North Slope and accused former Obama administration regulators of imposing costly and unnecessary environmental controls on Alaska energy development.
OIL AND GAS
Committee to probe plans to expand Alaska drilling
The House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources will hold an oversight hearing tomorrow on Alaska's onshore oil and gas development.
BOEM gives initial OK to Beaufort Sea bid
The Trump administration is taking its first steps toward opening the American Arctic to oil exploration, approving a plan by an Italian multinational oil and gas company to explore in Alaska's Beaufort Sea.
Interior considering 3 Beaufort Sea projects
The Trump administration is expected to roll out the red carpet for three oil development projects in the Arctic Ocean, all of which are located in a sliver of the Beaufort Sea that was excluded from former President Obama's Arctic drilling ban.
Alaska delivers pricey wish list to Trump
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker (I) sent a wish list to President Trump last month laying out the state's seven top infrastructure priorities, including building a road through the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge, helping relocate a coastal village being hit by climate change and building a naval base in Alaska.