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Lawmakers: Finishing in 90 days won't be easy

...public input on proposed new laws, and that significant time may have to be allotted in debate over competing gas pipeline proposals under the Alaska Gasline Inducement Act. "I'm most concerned about getting our job done," Rep. Mike Chenault...
My turn: Turn the private sector loose

...the private sector to do what it does best - compete. Sound off on the important issues at The AGIA solicits gas pipeline proposals from all companies in an open, competitive environment. The AGIA offers inducements for pipeline construction...
Murkowski is smart to review pipeline proposals

...Gov. Murkowski is doing the smart thing and has proposed additional funding for staff to review each of the gas pipeline proposals. It only makes sense that the right amount of time and effort go into this selection process, for this is one...
My turn: Oil invests big in AK politics

...with the approval of his attorney general, former VECO attorney David Marquez, ignored all other competing gas pipeline proposals while negotiating a secret sole source "deal" with the producers. This is the same David Marquez who in 2002...
Parnell: Tax reform must include existing fields

...two years," Parnell said. The bill is needed to enable exchange of information between the competing natural gas pipeline proposals, he said, and to take the companies to open season in 2013, he said.The proposals are similar, both are...
Palin, Knowles offer similar pipeline plans

...right to compete," Palin said. Knowles, who was elected governor in 1994 and in 1998, said he would expect gas pipeline proposals by Jan. 31, 2007. Palin plans to introduce a general application bill in January to set basic requirements...
Former ally criticizes Palin on gas line plan

Just when Alaska has one, if not two, natural gas pipeline proposals appearing to be within its reach, a revered elder statesmen is urging rejection, and saying the state should try to instead develop...
Panel finds no ethics conflict for lawmaker

...Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, a top oil industry ally, to fully participate in deliberations about natural gas pipeline proposals. Meyer's job with ConocoPhillips Co. - one of the companies proposing multibillion-dollar pipeline plans...
Alaska editorial: Don't let politics delay decision on gas pipeline plans

When it comes to natural gas pipeline proposals, there are three major players - TransCanada, BP and ConocoPhillips together, and the state of Alaska. Greatest among them...


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