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Gubernatorial races low-key for primary

...that have generally widespread acceptance by Alaskans."Walker, who has long pushed for an "all-Alaska" major natural gas pipeline, has said he would aggressively lead the fight to develop Alaska's resources. In announcing his candidacy...
GOP candidates square off for last time

...Sullivan said.Miller said he supports changes in federal laws to allow oil export and opposes any law that would limit natural gas exports. "If there is ever a resource security issue, we can stop exports quickly. This is an issue of preserving...
A tale of two bills

...state's chances of developing a natural gas pipeline and liquefaction plant...pre-engineering work for a trans-Alaska natural gas pipeline, there was Senate Bill...other is about getting Alaska's natural gas reserves into a pipeline, the...
State | Local | SB21
SB21 adds drops, not gusher in first months

...SB21."(Neither side) can claim the whole truth one way or the other."Mark Myers, a geologist and former state natural gas pipeline coordinator, said he doesn't believe any production can yet be claimed a result of SB21. The flat production...
Local | SB21
My Turn: SB21 is risky business

...go below $100 per barrel, but energy dips have happened many times. The last oil crash was not that long ago, and natural gas unexpectedly did the same when we were planning the AGIA gas line. SB21 offers minimal protection if prices plummet...
My Turn: In Alaska elections, your vote counts

...accounted for 25 percent of U.S. production. Today that number has slipped to 7 percent even though Alaska's oil and natural gas deposits account for almost 30 percent of the nation's energy reserves. The reason is ACES.In a state where oil funds...
Enstar workers go on strike

Enstar Natural Gas Co.'s Alaska operations employees...Enstar employees. The union and the natural gas utility have not been able to settle...statement.Enstar has nearly 140,000 natural gas customers in Southcentral. The company...
Evolution of Alaska's oil taxes

...pressed the new Petroleum Profits Tax, or PPT, on the producers as a bargaining chip in negotiations over a deal on a natural gas pipeline, which were underway in 2005 and 2006.The new tax was actually a tax increase on the producers because the...
Official sees tie between gas project, referendum

JUNEAU - The senior project manager for a major liquefied natural gas project says the decision made on next month's oil tax referendum could impact the project.Steve Butt says the state and companies...
Exxon exec touts Point Thomson project unique for another reason as well - it's also a natural gas field. Even though is it not yet legal to transfer unliquified natural gas, engineers have found a way to turn the gas found in...


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