DNR Declares New Renaissance for Cook Inlet’s Oil and Gas

The Department of Natural Resources is declaring a new Renaissance for oil and gas in Cook Inlet. A lease sale Wednesday was the most successful in recent memory, taking in 110 bids and raising $11 million. State officials are thrilled with the sale and hope it’s a first step toward reviving gas supplies in Southcentral Alaska.

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