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ConocoPhillips to reopen LNG plant, resume exports

ConocoPhillips to reopen LNG plant, resume exports

ConocoPhillips is restarting its liquefied natural gas plant on the Kenai Peninsula and will resume shipments of LNG in May, the company announced April 14.
Slope gets busy from CD-5 to Point Thomson

Slope gets busy from CD-5 to Point Thomson

JUNEAU — North Slope oil fields are busy places these days. ConocoPhillips told a state legislative committee in Juneau that it expects to see 50,000 barrels per day of new North Slope production in 2018 based on projects now under construction and planned.
CIRI seeks customers for Fire Island phase two expansion

CIRI seeks customers for Fire Island phase two expansion

Cook Inlet Region Inc. wants to double the size of its Fire Island wind farm, but first it needs someone to buy the extra power.
Energy Department seeks methane hydrate proposals

Energy Department seeks methane hydrate proposals

The U.S. Department of Energy is soliciting for another round of research into methane hydrates, the potentially huge energy source of “frozen gas” that could step in for shortages of other fossil fuels.
Refinery tax credit subsidy approved by House committee

Refinery tax credit subsidy approved by House committee

JUNEAU — The House Finance Committee approved a tax credit subsidy plan for in-state refiners but has scaled it back from what Gov. Sean Parnell originally proposed. House Bill 287 was voted out of the committee April 14.

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Archive » Alaska Oil & Gas Reporter

Balash plays point in pursuit of LNG project

Joe Balash says he’s often teased about being a 38-year-old point man for the state on a prospective multibillion-dollar deal for Alaska to partner with industry on one of the world’s largest gas projects.

Pebble veto would be unprecedented use of 404c power

The Environmental Protection Agency set a potentially unprecedented process in motion when it began work on Feb. 28 to preemptively block Pebble mine as an effort to protect Bristol Bay fisheries.

Villagers seeking order to shut down CD-5 construction

Six Inupiat villagers from Nuiqsut are in federal court seeking an injunction to shut down construction of ConocoPhillips’ CD-5 oil project on the North Slope.

State DEC wants Flint Hills to stop spill, file cleanup plan

A chemical spill at the Flint Hills refinery near Fairbanks has become a major headache for the company owned by Koch Industries.

EDITORIAL: EPA goes too far on Pebble mine

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy on Feb. 28 did what supporters of the proposed Pebble mine feared she would do: initiate a review process that could preemptively prevent the mine project from proceeding.
Oil Prices and Production
Oil and Gas Prices for 1/12/2012 ($/barrel)

  ANS West Coast $111.65 ($1.77)
  West Texas Intermediate $99.10 ($1.77)
  Henry Hub (mmBTU) $2.67 ($0.14)
    (BBLs)  
  ANS Production 622,966 1/11/2012
source: Alaska Dept of Revenue