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Oil and gas executives hail project agreement as significant

...messy legal split.Earlier in the day, minority Democrats sent Parnell a letter expressing concern that during gas line negotiations, BP PLC, ConocoPhillips and Exxon Mobil Corp. would "press for and win significant concessions on oil taxes...
Alaska editorial: Skeptics play role in gas line negotiations

House Republicans should get a nod of appreciation for inviting the former commissioner of the state Department of Natural Resources to discuss his concerns about the Murkowski administration's efforts to secure a contract with three major oil companies to build a natural gas pipeline from the North Slope.
Palin appoints new staff, sets Juneau arrival

...of staff. Palin, who will be sworn in as governor Monday in Fairbanks, will spend Wednesday and Thursday in gas line negotiations in Anchorage, then travel to Juneau on Friday. It is not clear when Palin's husband, Todd Palin, who is currently...
Murkowski heads to pipeline talks

...We're starting to push up against that deadline," said Chuck Logsdon, the state's spokesman for the gas line negotiations. The state has been negotiating for more than a year with the three major oil companies on the North Slope - BP...
Palin names transition team leaders

...He had been thrown out of the Murkowski administration after internally raising questions about the legality of gas line negotiations. Earlier this year Irwin went public with his concerns, urging legislators to look over Murkowski's gas line...
My Turn: ACES defines reality on oil tax

...way to fix it. The fix is ACES, as it was originally proposed. Here is a reality: PPT was born out of failed gas line negotiations between the previous administration and oil companies. The administration was desperate for a gas line deal...
Lawmakers listen to gas pipeline criticism

...Since Irwin's ouster, the gas line negotiations have progressed for questions about the gas line negotiations. Murkowski released Irwin' oil tax reform to the gas line negotiations. Rep. Les Gara and Sen...
Lawmakers promise tough review process for pipeline contract

...contract with oil producers. Six of Irwin's deputies resigned in protest. They were all closely involved in the gas line negotiations. "The scrutiny of anything that comes from the administration now is upped because of the issues that have been...
Palin brings back ex-commissioner

...a prepared statement. Palin said Rutherford, who is currently drafting legislation for Palin to guide future gas line negotiations, will continue to lead her gas line team. Irwin, who was first appointed commissioner in January 2003, was...
ANB hosts session's first Native forum

...the questions from several Juneau residents in the crowd. Kerttula, a Democrat, touted the importance of the gas line negotiations, which she said could result in a project that stabilizes the Alaska economy. Both Kerttula and Weyhrauch, a...


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