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Legislators push back on Walker gas plan March Issue 2 2015

Legislators push back on Walker gas plan

Just as things seemed to be going reasonably well for the large Alaska LNG Project, the $45 billion to $65 billion gas pipeline and liquefied natural gas initiative in which the state is a partner, Gov. Bill Walker may be throwing a wrench into the works.

March Issue 2 2015

Several options on table for delivering gas to Fairbanks

JUNEAU — There are several options before the Interior Energy Project, but moving slowly is not one of them.

Prudhoe gas sales in 2020s may be well-timed for aging field March Issue 2 2015

Prudhoe gas sales in 2020s may be well-timed for aging field

Sometime in the mid-2020s, the grand strategy for how to produce Alaska’s great Prudhoe Bay oil and gas field — send the crude oil and other liquids to market; reinject the natural gas — will be primed to pivot.

Legislation introduced to level playing field on utility tariffs March Issue 2 2015

Legislation introduced to level playing field on utility tariffs

JUNEAU — Alaska’s independent power producers and Railbelt utilities are now battling it out in the Regulatory Commission and the Legislature.

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.

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.

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.