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Keystone off the table, but pipeline fight builds

...spider web of pipelines up and down the Eastern Seaboard as the nation's energy industry seeks to move pent-up natural gas supplies.Behind the pipeline boom: vast deposits of natural gas being drilled in West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Ohio...
Nation and World
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...
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...
Utility funded for wind project

...Chugach Electric, however, has not decided whether it will go ahead with the project. The decision depends on the natural gas supply in Cook Inlet, the proposal to build a natural gas pipeline from the North Slope, and whether the utility can secure...

...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."
Will market for North Slope gas exist by 2020?

...Texas, meeting with Cambridge staff and 70 industry representatives in late June. The report looks at North America natural gas supply and demand through 2020 and makes no projections past that year. Cambridge's full report will be released in September...
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...
Alaska editorial: What a good pipeline deal should look like

...fair route to profitable markets will accelerate exploration and new competitors here. Access for Alaskans to natural gas supplies. Consumer prices have jumped in recent years, and power suppliers like Chugach Electric and Enstar have warned...
Alaska needs more hydroelectric projects

...proximate result, we enjoy some of the lowest energy costs in Alaska, and we don't have to worry about a diminishing natural gas supply impeding our future energy well-being as our fellow Alaskans in the metropolitan areas of Southcentral are now...
Landowners angry

...a new natural gas pipeline system on the southern Kenai Peninsula. The newly formed company intends to provide natural gas supplies to industrial customers and to utilities for distribution to residential and commercial users throughout south...


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