Oil Season

Oil Season

Fall is well underway, and with it signs that Alaska’s oil and gas industry is busy preparing for the 2019-2020 winter drilling season.

2018 Oil and Gas Forecast

2018 Oil and Gas Forecast

The Caelus discovery at Smith Bay could lead to a significant increase in oil production on the North Slope. IMAGE COURTESY OF CAELUS ENERGY Julie Stricker Discoveries, production increases lead to industry optimism While oil prices are expected to remain low for at...
Q&A with Glacier Oil & Gas CEO Carl Giesler

Q&A with Glacier Oil & Gas CEO Carl Giesler

AB STAFF The West McArthur River Unit, operated by Glacier Oil & Gas, currently produces oil that is now being processed at the Kustatan production facility; in summer 2018 Glacier Oil & Gas is planning to drill at their Sabre oil prospect, located just...
North Slope & Cook Inlet Activity

North Slope & Cook Inlet Activity

Darryl Jordan The BP-operated Prudhoe Bay oilfield has surpassed 12.5 billion barrels of production. Prudhoe Bay’s large-scale enhanced oil recovery includes the use of enriched gas and re-injecting 8 billion cubic feet of produced natural gas each day from the...
Alaska Tugs & Barges

Alaska Tugs & Barges

Tom Anderson The tugboat Samson Mariner with the barge Fairweather, pulling into Dutch Harbor arriving from Adak; both vessels are owned and operated by Samson Tug & Barge.© CORY BAGGEN / COURTESY OF SAMSON TUG & BARGE Delivering to Alaskans rain or shine Go...