Author:Slaten, Russ
Position::INSIDE ALASKA BUSINESS - Bering Straits Native Corporation - Brief article

Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) completed an economic feasibility analysis of Port Clarence, a natural deep-water port located on the Bering Strait near the fifty-mile-wide expanse between Russia and Alaska in June. The analysis was completed by economic and engineering consultants familiar with arctic maritime needs and determined that development of Port Clarence would be economically feasible if development occurred in conjunction with development of Alaska's Outer Continental Shelf. The study determined that port development can be viably achieved with private investment and that Port Clarence would be an ideal staging area for oil and gas exploration in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas.

BSNC determined that a basic...

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