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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...
USGS revises upward its estimate of natural gas reserves in Cook Inlet

...assessment of Alaska's Cook Inlet region by the U.S. Geological Survey has significantly increased estimates of its natural gas reserves. The USGS on Tuesday said the region contains an estimated mean of 19 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, about...
Gas pipeline experts say a big pipe is needed

Those trying to develop Alaska's vast natural gas reserves, both for local consumption and export, told the state's business leaders Tuesday that the state is on track, or multiple...
Report says small Interior communities likely gasline access candidates

A big natural gas pipeline intended to sell Alaska's vast natural gas reserves outside the state could also provide relatively cheap natural gas even for small communities, a consultant said Monday.The state-sponsored...
LNG exports may not be the answer

...Parnell and other Alaska leaders are looking at China and other Asian markets for developing the state's huge natural gas reserves.He's been urging the state's big three holders of natural gas leases to unite with TransCanada Corp. behind...
ExxonMobil backs Palin pipeline plan

...pipeline effort Thursday, handing Gov. Sarah Palin another victory in her efforts to develop the state's huge natural gas reserves. ExxonMobil is North America's largest oil company, and the development aligns it with TransCanada, the continent's...
Municipal leaders told state needs a big gas pipeline

...pipeline to ship its gas out of the state, rather than an in-state line for local needs, to develop its huge natural gas reserves, said Larry Persily, the federal government's gas pipeline coordinator. Most of that gas will go elsewhere...
Supporters of state gas reserves tax try again

...certified an initiative petition seeking to establish a natural gas reserves tax for Alaska. Initiative sponsors, Reps. of 3 cents per 1,000 cubic feet of certain natural gas reserves. Crawford estimated that would raise about $600...
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...
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...
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