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My Turn: Here's the straight line on natural gas

...would pipe gas from the North Slope to tidewater at Nikiski for export to Asian markets, and include offtake points where gas can be taken for in-state use. AK LNG is owned by the three largest North Slope producers (ExxonMobil, BP and ConocoPhillips...
My Turn: Why not the Permanent Fund?, the Permanent Fund's corpus has been generated from oil revenue, but oil flow is declining. New revenue from gas can replace a portion of disappearing oil revenue. Since 25 percent of gas revenue is constitutionally required to go into...
Vote no on 1

...project can never happen without a healthy oil industry to pay the bills and keep the costs down. Without the oil, the gas can never compete.MAP fulfills the four principles Gov. Sean Parnell laid out in January of being fair, simple, competitive...
Linguists say Ninilchik Russian is distinct

...Ninilchik Russian originated in the village itself, words such as Beybchka and gazn' ik, which mean "child" and "gas can" respectively."Ninilchik Russian is indeed the Alaskan version of Russian, and nothing like a pidgin or a mixed language...
Agrium threatens plant closure if sufficient gas can't be found

...Agrium's fertilizer manufacturing complex at Nikiski may close at the end of 2005 unless a sufficient supply of natural gas can be secured, according to corporate officials. The complex employs about 230 workers. Worldwide, Agrium employs around...
Exxon ratchets up the heat in gas field fight

Exxon Mobil Corp. has ended cooperation with the state of Alaska on studying how much natural gas can be taken from a disputed North Slope gas field, upping the stakes in a battle that could help or hurt Gov. Sara Palin's ability...
Police and Fire

...and state troopers reported: Thefts: At 12:29 p.m. Tuesday, police took a report of two collapsible oars and a gas can being stolen from a boat at the North Douglas Boat Ramp sometime the night before. The loss was estimated at $250. A...
State may use subpoena in fight over gas

Alaska state oil regulators say they want to work cooperatively with Exxon Mobil Corp. to determine how much natural gas can be taken from the disputed Point Thomson field on the North Slope. Sound off on the important issues at But the chairman...
BP plans to close gas-to-liquids project

...The company said the demonstration was a success, proving that its GTL process to make diesel and jet fuel from natural gas can be scaled-up from the laboratory and operated reliably. The project operated for seven years. The decision affects...
Man admits trying to kill roommates in fire

...ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend when the trio got in a drunken scuffle in June of 2008. Witnesses said they saw Garay with a gas can in his hand the next morning. Prosecutors say he lit the apartment building on fire with the intent to kill the couple...
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