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April Issue 1 2014

Mixed reaction to refinery incentives proposal

JUNEAU — Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell has proposed tax credits, a form of a state subsidy, to help Alaska refineries hit by adverse market forces and penalties imposed for returning unused oil to the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System.

April Issue 1 2014

Ahtna forms joint venture to explore for natural gas in Copper River Basin

Ahtna Inc. is making another try at finding natural gas in the Copper River Basin near Glennallen.

Alaska LNG project seeks fit in dynamic global market March Issue 5 2014

Alaska LNG project seeks fit in dynamic global market

The world LNG market is dynamic and changing. Will Alaska have a place in it?

March Issue 5 2014

EDITORIAL: Resolution of damages necessary 25 years after Valdez

March 24 marked the 25th anniversary of the soiling of Alaska shores and waters by the oil of the Exxon Valdez.

March Issue 5 2014

Ripple effect of Flint Hills closure will shake up PetroStar costs

The ripple effect of the scheduled closure of the Flint Hills refinery in North Pole is catching a second, smaller refinery in the backwash.

Refinery shutdown may impact asphalt supply, costs March Issue 5 2014

Refinery shutdown may impact asphalt supply, costs

The full fallout from closing Flint Hills Resources North Pole oil refinery upcoming on June 1 might not be known until the peak paving season hits in late July.

March Issue 5 2014

House focus shifts to TransCanada role in LNG project

The House Resources Committee is continuing its review of a bill authorizing the state to participate financially in a large natural gas project.

Flashback: Exxon Valdez runs aground March Issue 5 2014

Flashback: Exxon Valdez runs aground

Editor’s note: Early on March 24, 1989, Dean Fosdick, the Alaska bureau chief of The Associated Press, was awakened around 5:30 a.m. by a phone call. The caller had a tip that a tanker had run aground outside Valdez.

25 years later, Exxon Valdez spill effects linger March Issue 5 2014

25 years later, Exxon Valdez spill effects linger

Before the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico, there was the Exxon Valdez disaster in Alaska, at the time the nation’s largest oil spill.

March Issue 4 2014

Senate sends gasline bill to House

JUNEAU — The Alaska Senate passed Gov. Sean Parnell’s bill authorizing the state to invest in a large gas pipeline and liquefied natural gas project on March 18.