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Special session set for return to Juneau

...Nikiski.The first item is the buyout of TransCanada's 25 percent interest in the gas pipeline. The second is a natural gas reserves tax intended to penalize gas producers if they fail to commit their gas to the pipeline project."Think of this...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Untapped potential in the Arctic energy superpower.Alaskans know this all too well. Alaska is home to some of the most prolific oil and natural gas reserves in the nation, but 61 percent of its land is controlled by the federal government, which has erected one barrier...
Walker wants 51 percent stake in LNG

...Chenault, R-Nikiski, were briefed by administration officials.A reserves tax is a property tax on the value of natural gas reserves in the reservoir.Hawker said his overall concern is that the governor is veering away from a partnership concept...
My Turn: Preserve the Permanent Fund amid cuts

...think critically how to sustain state services.As Alaska pursues the successful commercialization of our vast natural gas reserves, we have a serious duty and responsibility to treat the Alaska Permanent Fund - this existing and amazing asset...
My Turn: Negotiating the rapids of Arctic, Alaska oil and natural gas reserves

...Canada, Russia, Norway, Iceland, Greenland, and others), have slowed their quest for oil exploration or natural gas reserves and infrastructure development. Even the non-arctic nations that are geographically far away from the region...
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...
State | Local | SB21
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...
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...
35th anniversary of TAPS, June 20, 2012

...Shutting down the pipeline would mean closing up shop on the North Slope. Alaska's oil - like its massive natural gas reserves today - would be stranded with no way to market, leaving the state scrambling to replace the 85 percent of its...
Gov. Sheffield stumps for in-state bullet gas line

...and 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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