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Vol. 15, No. 35 Week of August 29, 2010
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


In Memory of Sen. Ted Stevens: Stevens stood his ground for Alaska

One piece at a time over 40 years, politics aside, Sen. Ted Stevens helped his state build a thriving oil and gas industry

By Steve Quinn

For Petroleum News

Before Alaska could build an 800-mile long oil pipeline, sending Prudhoe Bay crude to market, there was a debt that needed repaying: land owed to Alaska Natives. It was a century old obligation that would nearly cost freshman Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens his job. Instead, he turned the nationís....

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