Alaska eyes stricter fracking rules

BP, ConocoPhillips and ExxonMobil are considering LNG exports to monetise North Slope gas.

Regulations: proposed Alaska fracking rules would require disclosures

Companies that use hydraulic fracturing to extract oil or gas in Alaska would have to disclose the chemicals they pump into the ground, notify everyone nearby and test water quality before and after they do it under new rules proposed by state regulators.

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