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Despite tensions, US, Russia vow cooperation in the Arctic

...Concerns with Russia's motives encompass the Arctic, too, an area that holds trillions of dollars' worth of oil and gas reserves and which Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin recently termed "Russia's Mecca."Just last month, Russia launched...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-26/despite-tensions-us-russia-vow-cooperat
State
My Turn: Can two gasline plans coexist?

...be reliable if both projects go forward?No. If both projects go forward, ASAP will be trying to develop the same gas reserves that are already committed to AKLNG. Additionally, it will be hard for ASAP to secure the gas while the AKLNG partners...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-21/my-turn-can-two-gasline-plans-coexist
Opinion
Shell's $70 billion takeover could herald wave of mergers

...for each share of BG Group, 50 percent more than Tuesday's closing price. The deal will boost Shell's oil and gas reserves by 25 percent, including offshore projects in Australia and Brazil, and give it a bigger presence in the fast-growing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-08/shells-70-billion-takeover-could-herald
State
My Turn: Preserve the Permanent Fund amid cuts

...think critically how to sustain state services.As Alaska pursues the successful commercialization of our vast natural gas reserves, we have a serious duty and responsibility to treat the Alaska Permanent Fund - this existing and amazing asset - with...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-30/my-turn-preserve-permanent-fund-amid-
Opinion
Gov. Walker says he'll dismiss Point Thomson lawsuit

...to advance a liquefied natural gas project. Point Thomson, which contains about 25 percent of the North Slope's gas reserves, is seen as a key piece for the gas line project.The legal fight over Point Thomson dates to at least 2005, when...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-12/gov-walker-says-hell-dismiss-point-thom
State | AK legislature
Feds eye oil, gas drilling off East Coast, Alaska, Gulf

...tourism industry.But business and petroleum groups say they want to be able to explore whether significant oil and gas reserves exist that could stabilize energy prices and help the economy overall.The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-18/feds-eye-oil-gas-drilling-east-coast-al
State
My Turn: Alaska cannot afford to miss this opportunity

...capital funds for LNG export projects are drying up. With approximately 35 trillion cubic feet of proven conventional gas reserves on the North Slope, (more gas than the U.S. consumes each year) and the potential for 200 trillion cubic feet...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-05/my-turn-alaska-cannot-afford-miss-opp
Opinion
My Turn: Negotiating the rapids of Arctic, Alaska oil and natural gas reserves

...Canada, Russia, Norway, Iceland, Greenland, and others), have slowed their quest for oil exploration or natural gas reserves and infrastructure development. Even the non-arctic nations that are geographically far away from the region (China...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-03/my-turn-negotiating-rapids-arctic-ala
Opinion
My Turn: Fix the budget, but not at the expense of long-term prosperity

...natural gas. Much like oil has sustained our state since the creation of the trans-Alaska Pipeline System, those gas reserves are the key to our future. Unlike the failed tries of the past, historic steps have been taken in the last year toward...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-25/my-turn-fix-budget-not-expense-long-t
Opinion
My Turn: Repeal SB21, bring back ACES

...has finally now moved ahead to develop Point Thomson. As a result, ExxonMobil, as the largest holder of North Slope gas reserves, will dictate the pace of development and the ownership of the gasline. In the aftermath of the Macondo well disaster...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-15/repeal-sb21-bring-back-aces
Opinion

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