Bright(ish) Horizons

Bright(ish) Horizons

By most accounts Alaska’s economy is finally set to emerge from several years of recession. The state’s residents can expect more employment opportunities with about 1,400 new jobs coming online in industries that have been stripping costs and reducing headcounts over the past four years.

FERC: State Falls Short Providing EIS Info

FERC: State Falls Short Providing EIS Info

“To date, only minimal drafts, and in most cases just outlines, of these plans have been provided, and/or the development of the plans have been deferred to a later date,” FERC said, referring to its past requests of AGDC for proposed mitigation plans for wildlife avoidance, marine mammal monitoring, vegetation and soils restoration, groundwater monitoring, and invasive plants.

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...
Alaskanomics’s Blog: How Much is Uncertainty Costing the State of Alaska?

Alaskanomics’s Blog: How Much is Uncertainty Costing the State of Alaska?

Mouhcine Guettabi, Assistant Professor Of Economics, Institute Of Social And Economic Research Uaa Due to the decline in oil prices, the state has had to rely on savings to fund government for the last few years. The legislature has, however, not decided how it...