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Alaska, TransCanada starting new partnership

...include preliminary engineering and design and getting a more specific estimate of costs. Natural Resources Commissioners Joe Balash said discussions surrounding these issues have been going on for months and he saw no reason for the agreement and associated...
Legislature confirms 4 state commissioners

...Administration.The only commissioner over which there was debate during a joint session of the Legislature Thursday was Joe Balash with the Department of Natural Resources.The vote on Balash's confirmation was 57-2. Democratic Reps. Scott Kawasaki...
State | AK legislature
Former Gov. questions gasline partnership

...passage the HOA portion of SB 138 in this session," Murkowski wrote in a letter to Commissioners Angela Rodell and Joe Balash of the Departments of Revenue and Natural Resources, respectively. "Then, between sessions develop alternate means...
State | AK legislature
Buccaneer seeks credits for dry well near Homer

...wants two $600,000 performance bonds returned from the state.Alaska Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash in a Dec. 17 letter told Buccaneer the state would keep one of the $600,000 bonds because the company missed a Dec...
Alaska stake in LNG project approved

...sufficient capacity for the state to ship its own share of gas production, state Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash has said in briefings.SB138 also provides for the state to separately negotiate a deal with TransCanada to invest in...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: It's not complicated: Alaska needs board members serving residents' interests

...personal stake in the success of the project.Speaker Chenault has pointed out that Gov. Parnell's appointees like Joe Balash and Mike Pawlowski may not have the skills or experience to negotiate with oil companies. It certainly is true that...
House Resources advances gas line bill a smaller, in-state line that AGDC is currently pursuing, failed in committee.Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash expressed concern with an amendment that would give the state access to data developed under a contract or agreement...
State | AK legislature
Senate Finance advances gas line bill

...with royalty, determines the state's equity share, which would be about 25 percent, Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash said.The bill also would have the Alaska Gasline Development Corp. - rather than a subsidiary, as originally proposed...
State | AK legislature
Senate Resources unveils version of gas line bill

...potentially winning concessions from us on the oil tax arena if that's an option."Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash said he appreciated the sentiment but said the wording of the proposed amendment was too broad and he worried it could...
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers to discuss LNG bill this week

...TransCanada.Sen. Hollis French, D-Anchorage, questioned Pawlowski and Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash about the merits of the partnership during the bill's first committee hearing. If SB138 passes, TransCanada will...


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