Alaska Dispatch by Alex DeMarban (NGP Photo). This is the third installment of a three-part series regarding Shell's upcoming offshore activity in Alaska's Arctic region.
Note: Our friend, Tony Hopfinger (NGP Photo-L, with author, in 2001) is an owner of the Alaska Dispatch. Today, he editorialized about, "...the risk of rattling the cages," refering to the Dispatch's editorial position opposing oil industry tax reform. Here is the editorial, for reference. We'll have our own editorial response soon. -dh
The Wall Street Journal: Gas Prices Down 13 Weeks; Longest Streak Since 2008 - Gas prices fell in the past week for the 13th straight week, something that hasn’t happened since a 15-week streak that ended in December 2008. The national average price of retail diesel fuel fell 3 cents to $3.648 a gallon in the week ended Monday, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said. The Journal’s Liam Pleven, who pointed out the trend to us, noted that gas prices have generally been on an upward trend since that 2008 streak.