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Shell's $70 billion takeover could herald wave of mergers

...including offshore projects in Australia and Brazil, and give it a bigger presence in the fast-growing liquefied natural gas market, Shell said.Other energy giants may follow suit as they look to boost growth through acquisitions after increased...
My Turn: Alaskan can safely exit the Arctic oil rapids

...traded in an imperfectly competitive market with limited number of suppliers and numerous consumers. In the international gas market, the global price setting is complex as consumers and suppliers are, for the most part, tangled together by long-term...
Walker inks LNG agreement with Japanese company

...Japanese energy company formally declaring a commitment to form a partnership in developing Alaska's liquefied natural gas market.Walker called the action taken Tuesday with Resources Energy Inc. an important first step for the state's energy...
Alaskans attend Canadian international arctic summit

...lone Southeast delegate attending.Topics to be covered at the event include general Arctic issues, expanding natural gas markets, liquefied natural gas exports, workforce development, invasive species, trade and economic development, border...
State seeks to keep up pressure on natural gas line

...Sean Parnell, urged the companies to unite behind a project that allows for LNG exports to the Pacific Rim if the gas market had truly shifted from the Lower 48. North American markets were the focus of the earlier option running through Alberta...
Alaska asks ConocoPhillips to reopen Kenai LNG plant

...extend its natural gas export license beyond March 31 but said it would consider a new license if the needs of local gas markets were met and sufficient natural gas was on hand to export.Balash said contracts are in place to support local utility...
Daschle, Murkowski side with oil companies on gas-line tax break

...embassy in Washington, said the subsidy is bad news for Canada and the United States. The credit "will distort natural gas markets, undermine their efficiency and slow development and production in the rest of the United States and Canada," she...
My Turn: State can help with natural gas

...48 in the pending energy bill. Last is a production mechanism that will help spread the risk in the unlikely event gas markets collapse. This mechanism will not set a special price or floor price for Alaska gas. Rather, it will allow producing...
ConocoPhillips says stance on LNG remains the same

...Jones Act, and these will be more costly to build than tankers built in foreign shipyards, he said. The West Coast gas market isn't all that big, either, Gary Endorf, of ConocoPhillips' Alaska gas group, told the authority. Endorf shared...
My Turn: All benefit from all-Alaska pipeline

...studies has come and gone. We must stop studying routes and actually offer a real project to the world financial and gas markets. The section of the initiative language entitled "Credit of state not pledged" (Sec. 41.41.400) was carefully...


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