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ConocoPhillips to reopen LNG plant, resume exports April Issue 3 2014

ConocoPhillips to reopen LNG plant, resume exports

ConocoPhillips is restarting its liquefied natural gas plant on the Kenai Peninsula and will resume shipments of LNG in May, the company announced April 14.

Slope gets busy from CD-5 to Point Thomson April Issue 3 2014

Slope gets busy from CD-5 to Point Thomson

JUNEAU — North Slope oil fields are busy places these days. ConocoPhillips told a state legislative committee in Juneau that it expects to see 50,000 barrels per day of new North Slope production in 2018 based on projects now under construction and planned.

CIRI seeks customers for Fire Island phase two expansion April Issue 3 2014

CIRI seeks customers for Fire Island phase two expansion

Cook Inlet Region Inc. wants to double the size of its Fire Island wind farm, but first it needs someone to buy the extra power.

Energy Department seeks methane hydrate proposals April Issue 3 2014

Energy Department seeks methane hydrate proposals

The U.S. Department of Energy is soliciting for another round of research into methane hydrates, the potentially huge energy source of “frozen gas” that could step in for shortages of other fossil fuels.

Refinery tax credit subsidy approved by House committee April Issue 3 2014

Refinery tax credit subsidy approved by House committee

JUNEAU — The House Finance Committee approved a tax credit subsidy plan for in-state refiners but has scaled it back from what Gov. Sean Parnell originally proposed. House Bill 287 was voted out of the committee April 14.

Group wants to ship crude oil through Skagway’s port April Issue 3 2014

Group wants to ship crude oil through Skagway’s port

JUNEAU— Alaskans know Valdez as the state’s oil port of choice, but an independent Yukon oil producer is planning to make Skagway No. 2 on the list of Alaska oil ports.

Why high oil prices have actually been good for airlines April Issue 3 2014

Why high oil prices have actually been good for airlines

NEW YORK (AP) — Airline executives frequently complain about fuel costs. But the truth is higher prices actually have been good for business.

April Issue 2 2014

Production exceeds Revenue forecast

North Slope and Cook Inlet crude oil production estimates have been revised upward, according to an updated production and revenue forecast released by the state Department of Revenue on April 7.

Coast Guard: Tug engine failure blamed on water in fuel April Issue 2 2014

Coast Guard: Tug engine failure blamed on water in fuel

It is a mariner’s worst nightmare: At sea, in a bad storm, pulling a heavy load and working to keep control in a dicey situation.

April Issue 2 2014

AGDC appointments bill moves forward

JUNEAU — The House Rules Committee on April 8 advanced legislation that would allow out-of-state residents to serve on the board of directors of the Alaska Gasline Development Corp.