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Texas gas town considers banning fracking

...getting a 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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-06-20/texas-gas-town-considers-banning-frac
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-13/my-turn-why-not-permanent-fund
Opinion
Alaska's gas pipeline plan comes under fire in Legislature

...the Alaska Gasline Inducement Act, under which TransCanada Corp. is developing a pipeline to bring the North Slope's huge gas reserves to market. In a bill introduced Friday, House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, and others seek to eliminate...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020711/sta_781935055.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Highway. Their thinking is based in part on the belief that Asian market demand is not adequate to swallow Alaska's huge gas supplies. Yet Muraki's statements appeared to challenge that assumption. Muraki said that burgeoning demand may mean...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022001/Biz_JapaneseGas.shtml
Tokyo gas company executive says Japan looking to Alaska for gas supply

...Highway. Their thinking is based in part on the belief that Asian market demand is not adequate to swallow Alaska's huge gas supplies. Yet Muraki's statements appeared to challenge that assumption. Muraki said that burgeoning demand may mean...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022001/Biz_JapaneseGas.html
Business
Investing in ourselves: Securing energy for Alaska

...this resource is near large markets that don't need long pipelines. So where does this leave Alaska? We still have huge gas resources, but the prospects of a major gas sale, and the project's $40 billion price tag to get the gas to market...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032310/opi_595244350.shtml
Opinion
Pipeline not elixir for state treasury

...would be spent in Canada. Developing the North Slope's huge gas reserves has been a dream since oil was discovered in...oil pipeline construction. While the gas reserves are huge, gas is about five times more expensive to move than oil per...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112100/Biz_Pipeline.html
Business
Permanent fund happy with pipeline, other investments

...2006, some state leaders wanted the fund to look at backing an Alaska natural gas pipeline and help bring the state's huge gas reserves to market. The permanent fund did wind up investing in a natural gas pipeline, just not the one in Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-05-19/permanent-fund-happy-pipeline-other-inv
Local
My turn: What are we willing to do for the world?

...Somehow, my friends are able to rationalize that the kind of vehicle they drive doesn't matter, as long as it's not a huge gas guzzler. And here lies the root of my despair. I am left with little hope for change when even the most environmentally...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082406/opi_20060824019.shtml
Opinion
Who is government benefiting?

...develop those instead of Alaska's gas. Our government stepped in to resolve the problem. They opted to ignore the huge gas fields on the North Slope and instead to sell, for a pittance, the mineral rights under people's yards and neighborhoods...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122303/let_letter3.shtml
Opinion

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