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US stocks plunge after bleak Chinese manufacturing report

...fell 10.3 cents to close at $1.396 a gallon, heating oil fell 12.3 cents to close at $1.578 a gallon and natural gas rose 1.3 cents to close at $2.702 per 1,000 cubic feet.Copper lost 4 cents to $2.30 a pound and palladium...
Nation and World
My Turn: A model for Alaska's road to economic growth: Boutique steps

...has to make it to refineries to be useful.? Coal provides 34 percent of electricity and is declining quickly? Natural gas provides 30 percent of electricity? Nuclear power provides 20 percent of electricity? Hydropower provides 7 percent...
Kerry talks tech as a solution to climate change woes

...featured on the GLACIER conference's agenda.Kerry spoke at length about how the U.S. can continue to burn oil, natural gas and other fossil fuels while still staying below a level of global warming that some scientists say would be catastrophic...
My Turn: President has the right spotlight on climate change

...little Alaska does to address our moral responsibility to reduce emissions, all one need do is witness the continued natural gas venting and flaring from oil and gas operations on the North Slope and in Cook Inlet. This occurs despite the Alaska...
My Turn: Sullivan: President must experience 'real' Alaska through its people

...This is the moment to become true leaders in the Arctic by rapidly expanding our icebreaker fleet.A large-diameter natural gas pipeline in Alaska is a project of huge importance that would provide thousands of jobs, low-cost energy throughout...
Paper: Cooperate rather than lead on LNG

...U.S. economist says a large natural gas pipeline project is vital to the...paper by the council on liquefied natural gas export projects."Alaska needs...The Global Race for Liquefied Natural Gas: Commercializing Alaska's Natural...
State | AK legislature
Obama, delegation won't cross paths during stop

...three-quarters empty," Walker said.Other topics include the natural gas pipeline. "This will be my fourth visit with the president...said, "and actually each time he has brought up the (natural gas) pipeline."In a letter to Obama released Monday...
State | Local
Governor plans to call for company buyout in natural gasline project

...TransCanada Corp.'s position in the major liquefied natural gas project that Alaska is pursuing.Under an agreement...state and the project partners to advance the liquefied natural gas effort. The other partners are Exxon Mobil Corp...
State | AK legislature
Resource development expected topic during Obama trip

...Alaska's economic lifeline, and express interest in any potential for an accelerated permitting process for the liquefied natural gas project the state is pursuing.Alaska relies heavily on oil revenues to pay for state government, but it is facing...
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...


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