Federal panel weighs lower royalty payments for offshore drilling

An Interior Department advisory panel is considering whether the federal government should sharply cut the royalty rate that oil and gas firms pay for deepwater drilling while expediting energy development on federal land in Alaska and elsewhere.

Alyeska and Prince William Sound council clash over tug training

Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. is at odds with the advisory group that monitors oil tanker activities in Prince William Sound over how far Alyeska's tugboat operators should have to go to demonstrate they can operate safely in poor weather and wave conditions.

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