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    1. June 21, 2016

      Oil groups urge US to leave door open for Arctic drilling

      Leading oil companies have written to the US administration urging it to keep open the prospect that they could drill...

    2. Fast FT

      June 14, 2016

      Fitch strips Alaska of AAA rating

      Fitch has become the last of the big three credit rating agencies to strip Alaska of its prized triple A rating on...

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    1. Fast FT

      May 10, 2016

      Norwegian Cruise earnings outlook disappoints

      Norwegian Cruise Lines has issued a downbeat second quarter earnings outlook, noting that softness in Europe, driven by...

    2. The World

      April 27, 2016

      White House Countdown - Veep

      Sign up for our US politics newsletter here. Less than 24 hours after he was trounced by Donald Trump in the Acela...

    3. April 4, 2016

      Alaska Air reaches for sky with Virgin America deal

      Alaska Air ’s $2.6bn takeover of Virgin America brings together two airlines enjoying solid profits to create the US’s...

    4. Fast FT

      April 4, 2016

      Alaska Air and Virgin America seal tie-up

      Wheels down. Alaska Air has wrapped up the deal to buy Virgin America – a move that was thought to be circling for a...

    5. April 3, 2016

      Virgin America close to sale to Alaska Air

      Virgin America is set to announce its sale to Alaska Air on Monday in a deal valuing the US carrier at about $2bn — or...

    6. April 3, 2016

      Movers & shakers: April 4

      • Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation has appointed Russell Read as chief investment officer. Mr Read, who will join the...

    7. Fast FT

      April 1, 2016

      Cannabis Sativa Inc bags ex-presidential hopeful as boss

      Cannabis Sativa, a cannabis products company listed in the US and Stuttgart, has recruited a former US senator who once...

    8. March 2, 2016

      Strangest contest set to become reality as battle of sexes looms

      It is all over barring the delegate count. On Tuesday night, Hillary Clinton became the first female presumptive...

    9. January 20, 2016

      Palin and Trump: a double act that irks ideological conservatives

      To chants of “USA, USA”, America’s best known hockey Mom briefly stole the limelight during the 2008 election before...

    10. January 20, 2016

      Sarah Palin endorses Donald Trump for the White House

      Donald Trump has received the endorsement of Sarah Palin, the former Republican vice-presidential nominee, in a move...

    11. Fast FT

      January 12, 2016

      The US states squeezed by crude's collapse

      It’s not just the bottom line of energy companies wincing at the crumbling oil price, which dipped below the $30 mark...

    12. FT Alphaville

      January 8, 2016

      How petrostates may solve their fiscal woes

      by Evan Soltas Oil’s price decline has put the finance ministers of oil-exporting states from Abu Dhabi to Alaska in a...

    13. Fast FT

      January 5, 2016

      Alaska stripped of AAA rating amid oil slide - S&P

      Four years ago to the day, a burgeoning oil price helped Alaska secure a triple A rating from credit rating agency...

    14. Fast FT

      December 22, 2015

      Shell lays out £35.6bn BG deal: Key points

      Royal Dutch Shell has issued a prospectus outlining the logic for its £35.6bn takeover of smaller rival BG Group....

    15. December 10, 2015

      ConocoPhillips cuts spending to half of 2014 level

      ConocoPhillips, one of the largest oil and gas producers in the US, has announced another sharp cut to its capital...

    16. November 23, 2015

      Golden Leaf eyes joint listing as cannabis market grows

      A cannabis company is poised to become the first marijuana producer with a joint listing in Europe and the US as it...

    17. November 17, 2015

      Statoil abandons Alaska oil projects

      Statoil has followed Royal Dutch Shell in abandoning its exploration projects in Alaska, dealing another big blow to...

    18. October 29, 2015

      Royal Dutch Shell: stained

      Oil surely qualifies as one of the messiest of all the commodities. The business can leave a dirty smear on the...

    19. October 17, 2015

      US puts a plug on Arctic oil exploration

      The US government has put a final block on the prospect of oil exploration in the country’s Arctic in the foreseeable...

    20. October 2, 2015

      Week in Review, October 3

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Shell pulls out of Arctic with...

    21. September 29, 2015

      Bush calls for repeal of oil export curbs

      Jeb Bush, the former Florida governor running for president, has joined the chorus of Republicans calling for a repeal...

    22. September 28, 2015

      Glencore sails into Bermuda Triangle of its own making

      Only the makers of cheap TV documentaries give credence to yarns concerning the Bermuda Triangle, a stretch of sea said...

    23. September 28, 2015

      Shell’s Arctic defeat ends dream of new frontier

      After nine difficult years and $7bn of spending, Royal Dutch Shell has admitted it has nothing to show for its...

    24. Nick Butler

      September 28, 2015

      Beyond the Arctic — what next for Shell and the majors?

      Shell’s decision to abandon exploration in the Arctic is an acknowledgment of reality, although that makes it no more...

    25. FT Alphaville

      September 28, 2015

      FT Opening Quote - Shell abandons Arctic drilling

      Shell’s Arctic dreams have melted and Vodafone’s talks with Liberty Global have ended. FT Opening Quote, with...

    26. September 28, 2015

      Shell abandons contentious Arctic exploration after poor results

      Environmental campaigners reacted with jubilation to the news that Royal Dutch Shell had abandoned a contentious Arctic...

    27. September 3, 2015

      Chinese navy ships spotted off Alaska as Obama visits Arctic

      Five Chinese navy ships have sailed off the coast of Alaska in the Bering Sea, as Barack Obama made the first visit by...

    28. FT Photo Diary

      September 2, 2015

      Obama views Alaska

      U.S. President Barack Obama views Bear Glacier on a boat tour of Kenai Fjords National Park in Seward, Alaska. Obama is...

    29. September 1, 2015

      Obama pushes Congress to strengthen Arctic icebreaker fleet

      President Barack Obama is pushing Congress to provide money to expand the US fleet of icebreaker vessels in order to...

    30. August 18, 2015

      Clinton splits from Obama over offshore oil drilling in Arctic

      Hillary Clinton has broken ranks with President Barack Obama on the environment for the first time in the 2016 election...

    31. August 17, 2015

      Shell wins go-ahead for Arctic drilling

      Royal Dutch Shell has been granted the last permit it needs to drill into possible oil reserves in the Arctic, raising...

    32. MBA blog

      July 26, 2015

      Summer delights

      I kicked off this summer with a school trip to Alaska. On the way, I spent four days exploring Vancouver on my first...

    33. July 3, 2015

      Royal Dutch Shell set to drill in Alaskan Arctic this month

      Royal Dutch Shell is to embark on a contentious Arctic drilling campaign within days, spending nearly $3bn over two...

    34. June 23, 2015

      US oil industry launches 2016 offensive

      The US oil industry has launched a campaign to win support in the 2016 elections for what it calls “pro-energy”...

    35. June 21, 2015

      Alaska takes sport to extremes

      Each July 4, as in every other small town in America, the remote port city of Seward, Alaska, goes en fête. In Seward’s...

    36. June 19, 2015

      The wilds of Alaska

      Alaska’s The tourist boat chugged into the inlet, bumping and grinding against the chunks of ice. Then the captain cut...

    37. May 11, 2015

      Shell secures conditional approval for Arctic drilling plan

      Royal Dutch Shell has moved a significant step closer to be able to drill in the Arctic seas north of Alaska this...

    38. April 20, 2015

      Senator plans bill to lift US oil export ban

      The US Senate’s leading advocate for a repeal of America’s longstanding ban on oil exports plans to introduce a bill...

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