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Tesoro to buy Flint Hills assets in Anchorage, Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS, Alaska — Tesoro Corp. has announced that its Alaska affiliate will purchase a portion of Flint Hills Resources assets in Fairbanks and Anchorage. Under the agreement, Tesoro Alaska will acquire a terminal at Fairbanks International Airport, including storage for 22,500 barrels of jet fuel. The San Antonio, Texas-based company has agreed to a multi-year contract with the North Pole ...

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Anchorage Assembly authorizes city bid on ConocoPhillips gas properties

The Anchorage Assembly on Tuesday authorized the administration of Mayor Ethan Berkowitz to move forward with a bid on ConocoPhillips’ gas properties in Cook Inlet. With the Assembly’s approval, City Manager Mike Abbott said the administration plans to submit bid documents before a Friday deadline to buy all or some of ConocoPhillips’ interests in the region. Those include a one-third ...

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Fire at offshore gas platform prompts evacuation

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A fire Thursday at an offshore natural gas platform in Alaska’s Cook Inlet destroyed the crew’s living quarters and forced four workers to evacuate, but no one was injured and the environmental risk was considered minimal, responders said. The blaze broke out at about 7:30 a.m. By evening, the unified command set up for the incident ...

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Most Alaskans to get nearly $1,900 in oil money

Rachel D’oro | Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska — It’s a highly anticipated day of the year in Alaska, when residents learn how much money they’ll receive from the state’s oil-wealth savings account — a payout people receive just for living in The Last Frontier. This year’s share of nearly $1,900 is the sweetest since the Great Recession and the third-richest ...

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Report: Poor management led to Shell grounding


The Associated Press Poor risk assessment and management were among factors that led to the grounding of a Shell oil drilling rig in the Gulf of Alaska in 2012, the Coast Guard said in a report released Thursday. The report also says Alaska’s tax laws influenced the decision to tow the Kulluk to Seattle for maintenance. Royal Dutch Shell PLC ...

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Alaska Senate passes measure to move gas pipeline forward

Alaska State Capitol Building

JUNEAU –The Parnell administration’s natural gas proposal, which supporters say could lead to the biggest infrastructure project ever built in Alaska, cleared a divided state Senate Tuesday on a 15-5 vote over the opposition of four Anchorage Democrats and a single Republican. The liquefied natural gas measure was debated for about five hours Tuesday with Democrats proposing 16 amendments, all ...

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