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My Turn: Can two gasline plans coexist?

...with AKLNG; and if the state pursues two projects at once, it may undermine both projects.With large scale natural gas projects, it's all about risk. Too much risk is not a good thing. That being said, there's a number of questions we need...
My Turn: Alaska cannot afford to miss this opportunity

...Canadian prime minister acknowledged that his country was in an open, global competition to develop liquefied natural gas projects and urged that steps be taken to make Canadian projects more attractive to the world marketplace."Our government...
Pipeline coordinator's office in budget, but still closing

...Obama has proposed $1 million in funding and a change in scope for the office of federal coordinator of Alaska natural gas projects.But the proposal, for the budget year starting Oct. 1, doesn't change plans for the office to close around the...
State | AK legislature
Parnell: Alaskans have never been so well-positioned

...Parnell also worked as the director of government relations for ConocoPhillips and as an advisor on major oil and gas projects for the lobbying firm Patton Boggs. In 2008, Parnell challenged U.S. Rep. Don Young for his seat, but narrowly...
Funding for pipeline coordinator not in budget

...exports.Persily said his office provides a service in educating the public and policymakers on how liquefied natural gas projects work. He said he doesn't lobby or advocate, just provides information.He recently testified before the Legislature's...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: House Bill 77 cuts permitting inefficiency that harms Alaskans

...leasing and material sales. In 2013, additional DNR and legislative proposals to support timelier decisions for oil and gas projects passed the Legislature.However, DNR's efforts through House Bill 77 to increase the efficiency of our land and...
The overreach of executive power

...Supreme Court ruling that DNR has a constitutional duty to analyze and give public notice on cumulative impacts of oil and gas projects. The Legislature should also conduct oversight hearings on resource agency regulation changes proposed under Administrative...
Alaska stake in LNG project approved

...16 million and 18 million tons of LNG yearly, mostly for export markets.While state participation in large oil and gas projects is common in many parts of the world this would be the first time a U.S. state has entered such a partnership.The...
State | AK legislature
Fed coordinator's office to chip in on study

...identifying potential hazards along a proposed natural gas line in Alaska. The office of federal coordinator for Alaska gas projects says it's putting $250,000 toward the $1.75 million aerial, laser-imaging data study being commissioned by...
Regional News
Knowles asks committee for gas line help

...project subsidies, Knowles said. Such assistance is already provided by the U.S. government for some coal and natural gas projects, Knowles wrote. The governor also defended the bill's call for a southern route along the Alaska Highway. A pipeline...


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