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Empire Editorial: For governor of Alaska, Parnell is the right pick

...Parnell and Walker are almost identical in their views on social issues. Where they differ is in their fiscal and gas pipeline plans.Parnell has said he is focused on limiting the growth of health care and education spending. Walker has proposed...
Alaska's gas pipeline plan comes under fire in Legislature

Opponents of Gov. Sean Parnell's natural gas pipeline plans moved Friday to gut the Alaska Gasline Inducement Act, under which TransCanada Corp. is developing a pipeline to bring the North...
Gas pipeline plans must look to 2020 and beyond

A natural gas pipeline from the North Slope to serve Alaskans and Lower 48 markets is possible, but to turn that into probable will take the right market conditions, investors willing to risk tens of billions of dollars and state involvement.
September release set for McGinniss book on Palin

...The Rogue: Searching for the Real Sarah Palin." McGinniss, who wrote a magazine expose on Palin and her natural gas pipeline plans, made headlines last year when he moved next door to the Palins in Wasilla for about three months while researching...
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Palin rejects ConocoPhillips natural gas pipeline plan

Gov. Sarah Palin has rejected a multibillion proposal by ConocoPhillips to build a natural gas pipeline linking the state's energy rich North Slope to Midwestern states, opting to stick with a plan by pipeline company TransCanada.
Former oil executives optimistic about natural gas pipeline bids

...long interest in an Alaska gas line. AEnergia, a new Alaska firm whose California principals worked on previous gas pipeline plans many years ago, according to the trade journal Petroleum News. The Alaska Gasline Port Authority, a coalition...
DOT head braces for busy year

...Galvin was in pushing for a higher oil tax and just as Resources Commissioner Tom Irwin was in touting a natural gas pipeline plan. Von Scheben will likely be in front of several committees defending a bill designed to raise $140 million through...
Palin to sign gas pipeline plan today

Gov. Sarah Palin is scheduled to sign the Alaska Gasline Inducement Act in Fairbanks today after pushing the keystone of her young administration into place through months of legislative debate.
Palin set to announce gas pipeline plan

Lawmakers are eager to see Gov. Sarah Palin's plan, which she hopes will spur the construction of a multibillion dollar natural gas pipeline.
Companies say they should operate pipeline

...companies touted the value of a producer-owned pipeline, Gov. Sarah Palin separately pledged Wednesday to unveil her gas pipeline plan to lawmakers in "roughly two weeks." Lawmakers have been awaiting Palin's bill to re-establish project criteria...


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