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Gov. Sheffield stumps for in-state bullet gas line on the Kenai Peninsula when the Agrium fertilizer plant closed its doors in 2007 due to a lack of Cook Inlet natural gas supplies.The "$80,000-a-year jobs disappeared," Sheffield said. The Fairbanks-based Flint Hills refinery...
Murkowski: Consider Asia for Alaska natural gas

...contract in the country," Murkowski said.Japan, she said, is looking to Australia and Lower 48 states for natural gas supplies and Alaska could fill a void created when the country took nuclear power offline in the aftermath of the 2011 tsunami...
Agrium fertilizer plant to shut down

...of natural gas supply. Agrium said it offered "competitive prices and incentives" to encourage development of natural gas supplies in Alaska's Cook Inlet, but was unable to do so. It purchased 53 billion cubic feet of natural gas in 2001...
Washington governor explores economic opportunity in Alaska

...relationship with Gov. Sarah Palin over those issues and others, such as tourism, education, global warming and natural gas supplies. Gregoire acknowledged recent disagreements between the symbiotically linked states over salmon fisheries, cargo...
Alaska Editorial: Pipeline decline requires special attention, too

...such a panel because of rising skepticism about the project. Alaskans continue to receive reports about abundant natural gas supplies elsewhere, both in the Lower 48 and abroad, that can serve the nation's needs. That's not the only large...
Threat of special session looms

...year is facing an unprecedented decline in oil revenue, a huge federal stimulus attempt, efforts to bring new natural gas supplies to Southcentral, and an ambitious plan by Palin to merge the Railbelt's electric utilities. "There were rumors...
Demand for gas pipeline is growing

...the nation. The Edmonton (Alberta) Journal reported recently the Canadian province has a problem because its natural gas supplies are in decline. One company has closed three of its six petrochemical plants at Edmonton because of a lack of...
State Briefs

...buys from the state. House Bill 61 would allow a 10 percent tax credit for companies exploring and developing new natural gas supplies. Both are sponsored by Rep. Mike Chenault, a Nikiski Republican. The bill aimed at Agrium would allow manufacturers...

...regional director. "If conditions change, we could proceed. The Cook Inlet region faces future shortages in natural gas supplies, and we want to be ready to respond if companies decide to renew exploration offshore."
ConocoPhillips says stance on LNG remains the same by the National Petroleum Council, an industry group, which estimated that by 2010 U.S. demand for new natural gas supplies will reach 52 billion cubic feet per day (BCFD). Only 3 BCFD of that is on the U.S. West Coast, however...


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