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  5. <copyright>Copyright (c) 2017 Petroleum News, All rights reserved.</copyright>
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  7. <description>Petroleum News, providing coverage of Alaska and Northwest Canada</description>
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  9. <lastBuildDate>Fri, 11 Aug 2017 08:27 PST</lastBuildDate>
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  11. <title>Mining News: Drills tap high-grade silver at Dolly Varden</title>
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  13. <description>Dolly Varden Silver Corp. Aug. 9 reported high-grade silver results from drilling at the Torbit deposit at its namesake property n the Golden Triangle of northwestern British Columbia. Hole DV17-040 cut 12.55 meters, 9.89 meters true thickness, averaging 514.3 grams per metric ton silver in the Lowe...</description>
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  16. <title>Mining News: Goldcorp buys large interest in Colorado</title>
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  18. <description>Colorado Resources Ltd. Aug. 4 announced that Goldcorp Inc. is making a strategic investment that will give the major a roughly 14.25 percent interest in the explorer.  At the same time, Colorado has cut a deal with Seabridge Gold Inc. to acquire full ownership of the KSP copper-gold project in nort...</description>
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  21. <title>Mining News: Klondike Gold expands Lone Star drill program</title>
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  23. <description>Klondike Gold Corp. Aug. 3 reported the closing of a C$5 million financing, much of which will be applied to an expanded drill program at its 527-square-kilometer Klondike property near Dawson City, Yukon. So far, the now 80-hole drill program has focused on the expansion of Lone Star, one of four g...</description>
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  26. <title>Mining News: Fireweed options more zinc claims in SE Yukon</title>
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  28. <description>Fireweed Zinc Ltd. Aug. 8 announced it has signed an Option and Exploration Agreement on Newmont Mining Corp.'s MAC claims, which extends northwest from Fireweed's Macmillan Pass zinc project in southeastern Yukon.  Selwyn Basin, where both properties are located, is known for the sedimentary exhala...</description>
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  31. <title>Mining News: Golden Predator adds Ace of Diamonds to hand</title>
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  33. <description>Golden Predator Mining Corp. Aug. 9 reported continued high-grade gold results from drilling and the discovery of a new zone of gold veining at its 3 Aces project in southeast Yukon. The current drilling at 3 Aces continues to focus on the Spades zone, in order to provide appropriate drill density f...</description>
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  36. <title>Mining News: Expanding Kennady North</title>
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  38. <description>Kennady Diamonds Inc. Aug. 4 reported that the 3,000-meter summer drill program continues to expand the Faraday 2 kimberlite at its Kennady North diamond project in Nunavut. "We are pleased to continue our success from last fall with the exploration of the Faraday 2 kimberlite, with all three holes...</description>
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  41. <title>Mining News: Fort Knox gold production down</title>
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  43. <description>Kinross Gold Corp. Aug. 2 reported that its Fort Knox Mine near Fairbanks, Alaska, produced 91,848 ounces of gold during the second quarter, a nearly 6 percent decrease from the 97,221 oz recovered there during the same period last year. The company attributes the 5,373-oz decrease to a colder sprin...</description>
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  46. <title>Mining News: 21st Century mine</title>
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  48. <description>After nearly three decades of operation, Hecla Mining Company's Greens Creek Mine in Southeast Alaska continues to rank among the largest and lowest cost primary silver mines on Earth.
  49. On pace to produce between 7.5 and 8 million ounces of silver at a cost of around US$2.50/oz during 2017, Greens Cr...</description>
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  52. <title>Oil Patch Bits: Fluor awarded Petronas contract in Malaysia</title>
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  54. <description>Fluor Corp. recently announced that it was awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management contract by Petronas Refinery and Petrochemical Corp. Sdn. Bhd. for an isononanol plant located in Pengerang, Johor, Malaysia. Fluor will book the undisclosed contract value in the third quarte...</description>
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  57. <title>Exxon 2Q profit doubles from a year ago</title>
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  59. <description>Exxon Mobil Corp. cut spending on oil exploration, helping boost earnings to $3.35 billion in the second quarter, doubling its historically low profit of a year ago.
  60. Profit rose for both production of oil and gas and Exxon's refining business. The results, however, still fell short of Wall Street ex...</description>
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  63. <title>Shell preparing for shift away from oil</title>
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  65. <description>Royal Dutch Shell is planning for the day when demand for oil starts fading as major economies move away from oil and increasingly turn to electric-powered cars, Chief Executive Ben van Beurden said July 27.
  66. Van Beurden welcomed recent proposals to phase out passenger vehicles powered by fossil fue...</description>
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  69. <title>Is banning new gas, diesel cars realistic</title>
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  71. <description>Ban the sale of gasoline and diesel cars by a deadline - 2040, 2030, even 2025. More and more governments are proposing just that.
  72. But how seriously can such deadlines be taken?
  73. The issue of how to phase out polluting traditional engines has been pushed to the forefront by scandals and crises. Fir...</description>
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  76. <title>Nuna pad spill total rises to 170 barrels</title>
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  78. <description>The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation's Division of Spill Prevention and Response said Aug. 8 that the spill total at Caelus Natural Resources Alaska's Nuna well NDST-2 has risen to some 170 barrels, approximately 4,200 gallons, 100 barrels, of diesel freeze product fluid, and 2,940 ga...</description>
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  81. <title>LNG carrier plying Northern Sea Route</title>
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  83. <description>An ice-capable Russian LNG carrier, the Christophe de Margerie, is following the Northern Sea Route around the Arctic coast of Russia, in route between the Norwegian Barents Sea and South Korea, the Barents Observer has reported. The vessel is carrying LNG from Statoil's Melkoya gas terminal on the...</description>
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  86. <title>Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission report: July 2017</title>
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  88. <description>\x95 Effective July 1, Gov. Bill Walker appointed former state Sen. Hollis French to a four-year term as chair of the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. French replaced Commissioner Cathy Foerster, who had been chairing the commission since 2012.
  89. \x95 On July 11, the AOGCC approved (Conservation...</description>
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  92. <title>Pearce named PHMSA deputy administrator</title>
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  94. <description>Drue Pearce, a former Alaska state representative and senator, and former federal coordinator for Alaskan Natural Gas Transportation Projects, has been appointed deputy administrator for the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration in the U.S. Department of Transportation.
  95. The Departm...</description>
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  98. <title>EIA: July Brent price up $2/bbl from June</title>
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  100. <description>North Sea Brent crude oil spot prices averaged $48 per barrel in July, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said Aug. 8 in its Short-Term Energy Outlook, up $2 from the June average and up almost $4 per barrel from July 2016.
  101. EIA said it is forecasting Brent to average $51 per barrel this yea...</description>
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  104. <title>Governor signs royalty oil sale bill</title>
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  106. <description>On Aug. 7 Gov. Bill Walker signed into law Senate Bill 30, a bill authorizing a four-year contract for the sale of state royalty oil to Petro Star Inc., the operator of refineries at North Pole and in Valdez. In September the Alaska Department of Natural Resources issued a best interest finding appr...</description>
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  109. <title>State funds ASTAR; project would study Arctic infrastructure needs</title>
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  111. <description>The state of Alaska's capital budget which Gov. Bill Walker signed on July 31 includes $7.3 million dollars for the Arctic Strategic Transportation and Resource project. The ASTAR project is a new program being run by Alaska's Division of Mining, Land and Water to plan transportation improvements on...</description>
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  114. <title>Companies bid on Aurora Gas assets; bids come in response to bankruptcy</title>
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  116. <description>In the latest twist in the bankruptcy case for Aurora Gas LLC, two companies have offered to purchase Aurora Gas' interests in the Nicolai Creek gas field on the west side of the Cook Inlet. The two companies who have made the offers are Escopeta Oil and Gas Corp. and Aurora Exploration LLC. Despite...</description>
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  119. <title>Tax exemption for AGDC</title>
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  121. <description>The Alaska Gasline Development Corp. said Aug. 8 that in a recent ruling the U.S. Internal Revenue Service determined the corporation qualifies as a tax-exempt political subdivision of the state.
  122. This was under new and more stringent proposed IRS regulations, AGDC said.
  123. 'This is great news for the...</description>
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  126. <title>Broad NPR-A info call</title>
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  128. <description>The U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management has issued a call for nominations and comments for the 2017 National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska lease sale.
  129. The call, however, includes the entire NPR-A.
  130. In an Aug. 7 Federal Register notice, BLM said the call was for 'all unleased trac...</description>
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  133. <title>State offers terms</title>
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  135. <description>The Alaska Department of Natural Resources has issued a decision setting stipulations whereby ConocoPhillips can expand the Colville River unit to include leases that were in the former Tofkat unit. The leases in question are adjacent to the southeast corner of the CRU. In February DNR denied the un...</description>
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