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Great Bear spuds well south of Prudhoe Bay February Issue 3 2015

Great Bear spuds well south of Prudhoe Bay

Reaction mixed on proposed AIDEA purchase February Issue 2 2015

Reaction mixed on proposed AIDEA purchase

The Interior Energy Project has taken a “180,” just when it looked like everyone involved would have a chance to catch their breath. The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority announced its intent to purchase Fairbanks Natural Gas for $52.5 million Jan. 28 along with its sister companies under Pentex Alaska Natural Gas Co.

February Issue 2 2015

ConocoPhillips delays GMT-1 amid BLM talks

ASAP work aligns with major LNG export effort February Issue 1 2015

ASAP work aligns with major LNG export effort

A year ago there was a lot of complaining about state money being wasted on the Alaska Stand Alone Pipeline project, the little brother to the big North Slope gas pipeline project. Also called the “bullet” line, ASAP was advanced by legislators as a backup plan in case a larger gas project falters.

Delegation vows fight after federal moves on ANWR, OCS February Issue 1 2015

Delegation vows fight after federal moves on ANWR, OCS

If tickets could be sold to Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s hearings in March on the Interior Department’s annual appropriation, it would be a sell-out crowd as Secretary Sally Jewell is sure to come in for a roasting. The Secretary has blocked a medical evacuation road for King Cove, in southwest Alaska, placed large areas of the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas off limits to oil and gas exploration, and has recommended wilderness status for the bulk of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, including its coastal plain that has potential for large new oil and gas discoveries.

February Issue 1 2015

CIRI settles long-running dispute over Kenai Loop gas fees

The fight over Kenai Loop natural gas appears to be over. Attorneys for all four parties currently involved in the dispute — Cook Inlet Region Inc., the Alaska Mental Health Land Trust Authority, the Department of Natural Resources, and AIX Energy LLC — signed a joint request for dismissal Jan. 23 of the ongoing hearing in the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission related to the case.