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Gas producers say Alaska pipeline makes little sense

Although lawmakers and the Bush administration say a proposed Alaska natural gas pipeline is critical to the country's energy security, major producers Tuesday told Congress the $17 billion project makes little sense considering the highly volatile, and currently low, gas prices.
Oil companies have enough incentive for gas pipeline

...stalled in the Senate in the final days at the hands of opponents who complained that it was a giveaway to oil and natural gas producers. The measure includes an 80 percent federal loan guarantee of up to $18 billion for a natural gas pipeline...
ConocoPhillips' bid to buy company won't affect pipeline

A ConocoPhillips Co. plan to acquire oil and gas producer Burlington Resources Inc. should not affect the petroleum giant's interest in building a natural gas pipeline from the North Slope, according to industry analysts.
Court rules against Exxon in pipeline case

...designed to give Alaskan energy suppliers the ability to deliver their fuel through pipelines they don't own. Natural gas producers, including Anadarko Petroleum Corp., were concerned that access to the proposed 3,600-mile pipeline would...
Palin set to announce gas pipeline plan

...a natural gas pipeline." Last year, Palin's predecessor - former Gov. Frank Murkowski - and three oil and natural gas producers had a contract proposal on the table, but it never reached the state Legislature for a vote. That proposal...
Bill would impose tax on gas reserves

...holders of natural gas leases if they fail to sell gas for the pipeline. Croft says House Bill 482 encourages natural gas producers to ensure supply for the gas line. The state has received two applications to build the line. One application...
Natural gas glut means drilling boom must slow

...swelling surplus. After years of explosive growth, natural gas producers are retrenching.The underground salt caverns...scaled-back growth plans.Some of the nation's biggest natural gas producers, including Chesapeake Energy, ConocoPhillips and...
Governor candidates debate gasline

...That pipeline project, as well as one by Conoco Phillips and BP, will be seeking shipping commitments from natural gas producers. French said there will always be a market for natural gas from Alaska. "There's going to be a big volume...
Natural gas in Arctic mostly Russian owned of the study published in Friday's edition of the journal Science. Russia is already the world's leading natural gas producer, noted Gautier, of the Geological Survey's office in Menlo Park, Calif. The report, by an international...
Dept. of Revenue head rebuts Murkowski pipeline criticism

...Murkowski, who recently told the Chamber Alaska should go back to his plan of negotiating with the state's oil and natural gas producers to get them to build a pipeline. Under AGIA, Galvin said, the company chosen by the state, TransCanada Corp...


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