Mark Prins

Success in Alaska could pave way for the Yukon

Mark Prins Special to the News Shell Oil PLC has returned to Alaska after abandoning and selling its lease holdings in the early 1990s.

Fortymile, a place where rivers and people collide

FORTYMILE The townsite sits serenely at the junction of the Fortymile and the Yukon rivers. The original inhabitants called this spot Cheda Dek and…

Gas hydrates may be the answer to the energy crisis

On and offshore gas hydrates contain huge amounts of energy locked up in a frozen matrix of water and methane.