┬áNew upstream projects under development on federal lands in northern Alaska will not be immediately affected by the Biden administration’s executive order pausing oil and gas approvals, but expansions of those projects could be impaired, according to state Commissioner of Natural Resources Corri Feige. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The state is counting on new production from ConocoPhillips’ Willow and GMT-2 projects in the 23-million acre National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska to help keep Alaska production stable at about 500,000 b/d. These are under construction and so far appear unaffected by Biden’s order, said Feige at a state legislative briefing Feb. 3. Feige also sees a possible a silver lining for Alaska amid the new uncertainty. “It’s likely […]