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State-led gasline scores low on credibility April Issue 4 2015

State-led gasline scores low on credibility

Two consultants to the state Legislature have warned that Gov. Bill Walker’s quest for an expanded state-led natural gas pipeline could undermine the larger industry-led gas project in which the state is also a partner.

April Issue 4 2015

Interior Energy Project bill caught up in education fight

Legislation to broaden the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority’s purview to complete the Interior Energy Project was caught in a stalemate over education funding early April 22.

April Issue 4 2015

The Gulf: resilient but scarred 5 years after spill

April Issue 3 2015

Walker outlines gas pipeline plans in letter to lawmakers

JUNEAU — Gov. Bill Walker says he can do the engineering for a scale-up for a state-led natural gas pipeline for $85 million and have the work done within a year. That’s in time to have it ready in case the state’s industry partners in the larger Alaska LNG Project decided not to proceed to final engineering in 2016.

April Issue 3 2015

Interior Energy Project progress muddled in Legislature

The Interior Energy Project briefly took center stage in the state House when an Anchorage legislator’s proposals raised the ire of Interior leadership.

April Issue 2 2015

Walker to review AK LNG

Gov. Bill Walker has ordered a 45-day review of the state’s participation in the Alaska LNG Project with an eye toward possible changes in the partnership with North Slope producing companies and TransCanada Corp.

Oil and gas activity benefits 2014 bottom line for railroad April Issue 2 2015

Oil and gas activity benefits 2014 bottom line for railroad

Higher returns from several business lines in 2014 helped the Alaska Railroad Corp. overcome shrinking historical revenue streams.