May-Issue-1 2014

 

Archive »Transportation

Alaska Air Group starts 2014 with another record profit

Alaska Air Group Inc. is on a major roll. The airline company announced it earned $94 million of first quarter net income in its earnings report April 25.

Legislature gives DOT bridge, reduces KABATA’s role

Archive »Tourism

Alaska Air Group starts 2014 with another record profit

Alaska Air Group Inc. is on a major roll. The airline company announced it earned $94 million of first quarter net income in its earnings report April 25.

Archive »Construction Articles

Legislature gives DOT bridge, reduces KABATA’s role

Archive »Oil & Gas

Competitive Instincts

Competitive Instincts

The Alaska Journal of Commerce is proud to honor Northrim Bancorp Inc. Chairman and President Marc Langland as our 2014 Alaska Business Leader of the Year. Langland’s influence on Alaska business was felt throughout the last year as his leadership of the Make Alaska Competitive Coalition helped pass oil tax reform, Northrim acquired Alaska Pacific Bank in Juneau and the company also started Enroll Alaska to aid the public with the new health insurance law.

Pioneer closes sale to Caelus, Nuna development on tap

More new oil projects are planned for the North Slope spurred by the state’s reform of its oil production tax, according to a new pair of entrants to Alaska.
AIDEA, AEA approve $75 million-plus for statewide energy

AIDEA, AEA approve $75 million-plus for statewide energy

More than $75 million in financing for energy projects from the North Slope to Prince of Wales Island in far Southeast was approved April 24 by the joint Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority and Alaska Energy Authority board.

AIDEA approves $50 million investment at Mustang field

Court orders Interior Dept. to redo part of Chukchi Sea EIS

REI, state tackle study of second LNG plant for Cook Inlet

REI, state tackle study of second LNG plant for Cook Inlet

Keystone pipeline supporters seeking quick Senate vote

Keystone pipeline supporters seeking quick Senate vote

Economists back increased oil and gas exports from U.S.

North Dakota’s Bakken fields mark billionth barrel of oil

North Dakota’s Bakken fields mark billionth barrel of oil

Supreme Court upholds EPA rule on cross-state pollution

Archive »Technology

Students make most of chance to obtain captain’s license

Students make most of chance to obtain captain’s license

Archive »Alaska Politics

With state role in LNG approved, special session likely

With state role in LNG approved, special session likely

With the Legislature’s approval, at least in concept, for state participation in a large North Slope gas pipeline and natural gas liquefaction project, state officials are now working to execute the agreements for work on pre-Front End Engineering and Design for the giant project.

Legislature gives DOT bridge, reduces KABATA’s role

Lawmakers pass 90-day mark, wrap up work on day five

Lawmakers pass 90-day mark, wrap up work on day five

Extended session produces 116 bills, more than 2013

Extended session produces 116 bills, more than 2013

Bill to limit access to arrest reports now on Parnell’s desk

Bill to limit access to arrest reports now on Parnell’s desk

Archive »National Politics

Minimum wage approaches likely Senate rejection

Minimum wage approaches likely Senate rejection

Keystone pipeline supporters seeking quick Senate vote

Keystone pipeline supporters seeking quick Senate vote

Economists back increased oil and gas exports from U.S.

Supreme Court upholds EPA rule on cross-state pollution

Archive »Money Talks

USDA establishes rural business investment program

Archive »Finance

Competitive Instincts

Competitive Instincts

The Alaska Journal of Commerce is proud to honor Northrim Bancorp Inc. Chairman and President Marc Langland as our 2014 Alaska Business Leader of the Year. Langland’s influence on Alaska business was felt throughout the last year as his leadership of the Make Alaska Competitive Coalition helped pass oil tax reform, Northrim acquired Alaska Pacific Bank in Juneau and the company also started Enroll Alaska to aid the public with the new health insurance law.

Archive »Editorials

EDITORIAL: The true Obamacare numbers reveal a failure

FISH FACTOR: Kodiak roe herring prices, participation, down

The Bookworm Sez: Brevity makes an impact

The Bookworm Sez: Brevity makes an impact

Archive »Science

Plans for elodea eradication move forward in Nikiski lakes

Researchers say souring seas eating away at tiny creatures

Researchers say souring seas eating away at tiny creatures

Archive »Fishery Stories

FISH FACTOR: Kodiak roe herring prices, participation, down

City, regional council work on video camera at dipnet beach

City, regional council work on video camera at dipnet beach

Commercial fish advocacy group plots strategy

ASMI to spread $350K state funding cut across operations

ASMI to spread $350K state funding cut across operations

Seafood certification changes planned, task force created

Seafood certification changes planned, task force created

Researchers say souring seas eating away at tiny creatures

Researchers say souring seas eating away at tiny creatures

Students make most of chance to obtain captain’s license

Students make most of chance to obtain captain’s license

Archive »General News

Skagway ferry dock still salvageable, service suspended

Skagway ferry dock still salvageable, service suspended

Kenai company cited for radiation exposure violations

IHS to pay Alaska Tribal health providers $193 million

IHS to pay Alaska Tribal health providers $193 million

Archive »Oil & Gas Reporter

Competitive Instincts

Competitive Instincts

The Alaska Journal of Commerce is proud to honor Northrim Bancorp Inc. Chairman and President Marc Langland as our 2014 Alaska Business Leader of the Year. Langland’s influence on Alaska business was felt throughout the last year as his leadership of the Make Alaska Competitive Coalition helped pass oil tax reform, Northrim acquired Alaska Pacific Bank in Juneau and the company also started Enroll Alaska to aid the public with the new health insurance law.

Pioneer closes sale to Caelus, Nuna development on tap

More new oil projects are planned for the North Slope spurred by the state’s reform of its oil production tax, according to a new pair of entrants to Alaska.
AIDEA, AEA approve $75 million-plus for statewide energy

AIDEA, AEA approve $75 million-plus for statewide energy

More than $75 million in financing for energy projects from the North Slope to Prince of Wales Island in far Southeast was approved April 24 by the joint Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority and Alaska Energy Authority board.
With state role in LNG approved, special session likely

With state role in LNG approved, special session likely

With the Legislature’s approval, at least in concept, for state participation in a large North Slope gas pipeline and natural gas liquefaction project, state officials are now working to execute the agreements for work on pre-Front End Engineering and Design for the giant project.

AIDEA approves $50 million investment at Mustang field

Court orders Interior Dept. to redo part of Chukchi Sea EIS

REI, state tackle study of second LNG plant for Cook Inlet

REI, state tackle study of second LNG plant for Cook Inlet

Keystone pipeline supporters seeking quick Senate vote

Keystone pipeline supporters seeking quick Senate vote

Economists back increased oil and gas exports from U.S.

North Dakota’s Bakken fields mark billionth barrel of oil

North Dakota’s Bakken fields mark billionth barrel of oil