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Gas prices are dropping with oil prices - sort of

...Hills - earlier this year, leaving Tesoro's refinery in Nikiski as the state's sole large-scale operation. The Nikiski plant must compete with those in the Lower 48, specifically those in Anacortes, Wash. "If you are a refiner in-state...
HEA debuts Nikiski energy facility

...and clear goggles near the behemoth machinery.The Nikiski plant has been generating energy since early fall in 2013...opportunity to explore operating machinery, he said.In the Nikiski plant tour groups walked past tubing containing steam heated...
Begich speech focuses on job creation

...development. He called Monday's announcement of ConocoPhillips' permit approval to export liquefied natural gas from its Nikiski plant incredible news considering the effort it took him to push the LNG export permit to the top of the list."It means...
Alaska Science Forum: Grinding fish heads for the goodness within

...the first three years (to companies that put it in capsules and sold it to large retailers)," Simpson said at his Nikiski plant, shut down and unheated for the offseason.Simpson's venture with his company Alaska Marine Nutrition is part of...
Fisherman returns to the water after 10-year hiatus "If there's a new fisherman getting into the business, he ain't too smart," said Wayne Kvasnikoff, the Nikiski plant manager for fish processor Ocean Beauty Seafoods. "I would at least tell him good luck." Seattle permit broker...
Northwest Digest

...until November 2006. The agreement was announced Thursday by Gov. Frank Murkowski. Details were not disclosed. The Nikiski plant will operate at about half capacity, said Agrium spokeswoman Lisa Parker. The facility for the past year has been...
Alaska Digest

...Cook Inlet natural gas is rising so rapidly that it was having trouble securing the low-cost supply it wanted. The Nikiski plant employs roughly 170 people and is a significant source of higher-income jobs on the peninsula. It also is an important...
Natural gas reservoir not quite ready

...alone could handle, Vakalis said. The closure of the Nikiski plant might stretch out the region's gas reserves for a...have been exported. If the two companies that own the Nikiski plant - Conoco Phillips and Marathon Oil - don't find a...
BP's GTL plant near completion

...GTL process means boosting efficiency. Similar plants elsewhere have been roughly 60 percent efficient, while the Nikiski plant is projected to be 65 percent efficient. But Fortune said a commercial plant standing alone needs to reach 75 percent...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...they want to see on the Slope.'' While Phillips has done an admirable job in managing liquefied natural gas at a Nikiski plant, it would have been interesting to see the bids for Arco made by Chevron Corp. and Conoco, Parker said. But he...


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