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Enstar workers go on strike

...Association of Plumbers and Steamfitters Union Local 367 that represents the Enstar employees. The union and the natural gas utility have not been able to settle differences over retirement benefits, and Enstar has not negotiated fairly, the union...
Firefighters keep Tyonek blaze away from oil and gas facilities; Interior fire moves away from TAPS

...Beluga power plant, which is also at the field.The field also supplies gas to Enstar Natural Gas Co., the regional gas utility.About 150 firefighters are now working to control the fire, Nelson said. Hilcorp was providing GIS equipment to...
Alaskans should invest in energy like Warren Buffett

...compared to the long-term savings it will accrue.While Southcentral Alaska has been blessed with affordable natural gas, utilities are now struggling to sign gas supply contracts for the near future. Meanwhile, the cost of energy in rural Alaska...
Regulatory commission heard some good, bad and ugly arguments

...cheapest gas to the most people in the Fairbanks areaFairbanks Natural Gas attorney Mark Figura belittled the Interior Gas Utility by calling it a "cheerleader." The IGU board is composed of very experienced individuals in the fields of engineering...
AEL&P merges with Spokane utility company

...and that all facilities will "continue to operate as they have in the past."Avista Utilities is an electric and gas utility headquartered in Spokane. The company provides utility services to parts of Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington...
State | Local
Official: Competing apps could slow LNG project

...the Fairbanks City Council last week that he would like to see resolution sooner than later.The municipal Interior Gas Utility and privately run Fairbanks Natural Gas have each submitted applications for a Certificate of Public Convenience and...
Alaska editorial: Creating utility could end our natural gas gridlock

...combination of supply, distribution, economics and politics.A plan is now in the works to create a local natural gas utility board that could be a means for ending the logjam and deal with all four of those challenges.The community is seeking...
Alaska editorial: Urgent Energy: Rush of gas plans is good to see

...focus.The idea is for the cities of Fairbanks and North Pole to transfer the power to create an area-wide natural gas utility to the borough, which could create one by ordinance.The resulting utility board would, in the words of the city...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...gain from the Olympics. For instance, two trustees are top executives at the state's largest electric and natural gas utilities. Another is chief executive of the largest bank. Holding will not comment about his role on the board while four...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...said. The then-named Alaska Public Utilities Commission approved in 1998 the company's application to operate as a gas utility. The company will need to go back to the Regulatory Commission of Alaska for final tariff approval, Rusanowski said...


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