Alaska Editorial: Democrats never let good news go to waste

The following editorial first appeared in the Alaska Journal of Commerce: The news from the North Slope continues to trend in a positive direction with the latest announcement that production is 13,600 barrels per day better than...
Energy Dep't seeks methane hydrate proposals

...gas" that could step in for shortages of other fossil fuels.The department is looking for research projects on the North Slope of Alaska that could explore how to economically extract the gas locked in ice far below the Earth's surface.DOE...
My Turn: Why not the Permanent Fund?

...other resource issues, Alaskans stand pretty much united in our efforts to monetize the huge gas reserves of Alaska's North Slope.The Legislature has spent a good portion of the current session holding hearings and listening to consultants on the...
Global, national economics influence Alaska

...of credit because the work is growing," Edwards said. "Clearly, there's a lot more money on the street in the North Slope with the passage of the bill."Still, Conerly is cautious about future prospects of the energy sector in Alaska that's...
Local | AK legislature
On the Trails: Middens

...the Lemon Creek area.)Shell middens,up to several thousand years old, have been found in the Aleutians, on the North Slope, and all over coastal Southeast, except where long sandy beaches are common. On Prince of Wales Island, middens...
Ballot question carries big ramifications

...painted a pretty picture of the current activity and future plans on the North Slope to the Juneau Chamber of Commerce Thursday - investment is high and...before shipping through the pipeline - being nearly exhausted on the North Slope.
State | Local | AK legislature
House Resources advances gas line bill

...The bill, SB138, from Gov. Sean Parnell, would set state participation in the project, also being pursued by the North Slope's major players, TransCanada and the Alaska Gasline Development Corp., or AGDC, at about 25 percent. It also...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Alaskans want the best, and HB383 will ensure it time to compete with growing world demand and project competition.A natural gas pipeline and development of our North Slope resources are crucial to our state's future. While an instate line could help alleviate energy problems, a bigger...
Alaska officials revise oil production estimates

...trend is still one of decline.North Slope production for this year is now...The forecast calls for increased North Slope oil production over what was forecast...still be one of decline, with North Slope production of about 315,000 barrels...
State | AK legislature
House Resources version of gas-line bill takes shape

...set state participation in the project, also being pursued by the North Slope's major players, TransCanada and the Alaska Gasline projects for communities that won't have direct access to a North Slope gas line.
State | AK legislature


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