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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...
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...
A tale of two bills

...bill deals with oil moving through the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System and the other is about getting Alaska's natural gas reserves into a pipeline, the two pieces of legislation may be dependent on one another for survival.As for as Parnell's...
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My Turn: Be careful what you vote for

...natural gas in the large fields to fill a large LNG project for more than five or 10 years, anyway. Massive new natural gas reserves are going to be needed at low profit margins from other sources, such as off-shore development and the Arctic National...
Texas gas town considers banning fracking

...makeover, and the airport is bustling, too.For more than a decade, Denton has drawn its lifeblood from the huge gas reserves that lie beneath its streets. The gas fields have produced a billion dollars in mineral wealth and pumped more than...
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My Turn: Why not the Permanent Fund?

Unlike other resource issues, Alaskans stand pretty much united in our efforts to monetize the huge gas reserves of Alaska's North Slope.The Legislature has spent a good portion of the current session holding hearings and listening to consultants...
My Turn: Another election, another gas line study competition with Alaska.6. Why is it that every time there is an oil tax question on the ballot, e.g. the gas reserves tax in 2006, we see a sudden flurry of activity in the gas line study business and millions expended in producer media...
First LNG ship since 2012 arrives at ConocoPhillips plant near Kenai

...since then have been on a per-vessel basis.Plant operations and LNG exports were suspended in late 2012 as natural gas reserves in Cook Inlet were depleted. The measure was taken to reserve gas for regional utilities, which are also supplied...
State signs deal to advance LNG line

...Slope."This commercial agreement, with its transparent set of terms, is Alaska's roadmap to developing our vast gas reserves," Parnell said in a statement.Parnell's administration still needs to ask the Legislature to change the tax on...
Gov. Sheffield stumps for in-state bullet gas line

...we are buying it from Canada and shipping it here," Sheffield said. Alaska has 35 trillion cubic feet of natural gas reserves with experts expecting more to be found, he said."Gas is for Alaskans and oil is for the state budget," Sheffield...


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