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KMXT Public RadioA Kodiak-bound vessel that went missing in the Gulf of Mexico more than 40 years ago has been found, resting under 9,000 feet of water. KMXT Public Radio reports Saturday the U.S. Coast Guard announced March 22 that the fishing vessel Katmai was...
The Chukchi and Beaufort Seas are believed to contain more recoverable oil than Alaska's Prudhoe Bay - and Prudhoe Bay, you'll recall, is the greatest oil find in North American history. So it was no small news today (Thursday) when -- for the first...
Tags: NPR, Heavy Engineering, North America, Oceans, Weather
Channel 2 NewsRival Vessels are both sitting in the Port of Seattle tonight (Saturday). And both are on the verge of an historic mission. The first of those vessels consists of 2 unique drilling rigs -- refurbished by Shell Oil. They are the Kuluk and...
The Associated PressThe Obama administration will cautiously open up more areas in the Gulf of Mexico and off Alaska's coast to oil and gas drilling. The drilling plans are much narrower in scope than what the administration had said it would consider prior to the Gulf...
Channel 2 NewsAnother delay was announced Tuesday for BP's Liberty project in the Beaufort Sea. The project, which employs directional drilling from a man-made island three miles offshore, has been criticized by environmentalists as too risky for the Arctic. Bloomberg...
Channel 2 NewsAlaska's U.S. senators pushed for the federal government to pave the way for drilling in the Arctic, at a Wednesday hearing held by the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Commission's final report. At the...
Tags: Elections, Louisiana, Mexico, Politics, Energy Resources
A presidential panel on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill recommended new rules and new spending to prevent future disasters in its official report Tuesday, nine months after the Macondo well became the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history. The...
Tags: Elections, Science, Science and Technology, Disasters, BP Plc
Emergency supplies are being airlifted from Alaska to help with the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Two Air Force C-17 cargo jets took off from Elmendorf Air Force Base Monday night en-route to the Gulf Coast; a third plane will leave Tuesday...
Mar 30, 2013 |Story| AP Alaska
Aug 30, 2012 |Story| KTUU
Jun 2, 2012 |Story| KTUU
Nov 8, 2011 |Story| AP Broadcast
Feb 1, 2011 |Story| KTUU
Jan 27, 2011 |Story| KTUU
Jan 12, 2011 |Story| KTUU
May 10, 2010 |Story| KTUU
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