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April Issue 2 2014

AJOC EDITORIAL: Democrats never let good news go to waste

The news from the North Slope continues to trend in a positive direction with the latest announcement that production is 13,600 barrels per day better than the Revenue Department forecast in December, and that the annual production decline for the current fiscal year is projected to be just 1.8 percent.

April Issue 2 2014

AIDEA backs first loans for LNG trucking plan

The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority board approved $23.1 million in loans for the Interior Energy Project April 3 — money that will be used to build the first part of the complex natural gas supply chain for Fairbanks-area residents.

April Issue 2 2014

State commission finalizes tough new rules on fracking

Alaska’s oil and gas regulatory commission has adopted new rules governing hydraulic fracturing, the chairman of the commission told a state legislative committee April 8.

REAP energy curriculum draws on common need for Alaska April Issue 1 2014

REAP energy curriculum draws on common need for Alaska

Alaska has a love-hate relationship with its energy.

April Issue 1 2014

AEA program enables first lithium ion battery backup

A new type of battery system installed in Kwigillingok, a small village in Southwest Alaska, will allow the community to increase use of wind-generated power and further reduce its use of fuel oil in diesel generators.

Boston-based company to test flying wind turbine in Alaska April Issue 1 2014

Boston-based company to test flying wind turbine in Alaska

FAIRBANKS (AP) — A Boston-based company was preparing to test a flying wind turbine that it hopes could lower power costs to Alaska villages and other remote locations.

April Issue 1 2014

Former official recommends scrutiny for TransCanada role

JUNEAU — A former state revenue economist has recommended state legislators take more time with a proposal to partner with TransCanada Corp. as part of a deal for state financial participation in a large natural gas project.

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?