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Done deal: Walker signs bill buying out TransCanada's share of pipeline of all gas that flows through AKLNG.The state originally entered into an agreement with Canadian pipeline builder TransCanada to avoid paying up front for its share in the project. Under the terms of the agreement, TransCanada...
State | AK legislature
DNR: TransCanada 'supportive' of buyout

Canadian pipeline builder TransCanada supports a proposal to buy out its stake in the proposed trans-Alaska natural gas pipeline, deputy natural resources...
Legislature starts work amid dust, drilling

...state needs to figure out how to pay for its 25 percent share of the project.To date, it has relied on Canadian pipeline builder TransCanada to pay the upfront costs. With TransCanada charging 7.1 percent interest on every state expense...
Gov. Walker nixes natural gas tax after pledge from Big Oil

...via tanker to ports around the world. The state has partnered with ExxonMobil, BP, ConocoPhillips and Canadian pipeline builder TransCanada on the project, and is preparing to take a one-quarter stake in it.In separate letters dated Friday...
State | AK legislature
Big Oil given extra time to pledge gas

...on as planned. The state is facing a Dec. 31 deadline to decide whether to buy out the AKLNG share of Canadian pipeline builder TransCanada.Under existing AKLNG agreements, TransCanada pays the state's up-front pipeline costs in exchange...
In Alaska Legislature, questions about legality of TransCanada buyout

...hearings held by the House and Senate finance committees, there was less talk about the state's proposed buyout of pipeline builder TransCanada and more talk about what happens afterward."I'm convinced that (the TransCanada) relationship...
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers hold private gas project meetings a pipeline for liquid natural gas could cost more than $65 billion and includes partnerships among the state, pipeline builder TransCanada and oil giants ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips and BP. Selling the state's reserves of natural gas is...
My Turn: Walker's statements threaten gasline progress, jobs

...truly historic progress by hammering out a new path forward regarding Alaskan LNG with the three major producers and pipeline builder TransCanada The state's independent experts helped us understand how Alaska could extract the most value from...
A tale of two bills

...the vote."A representative for ExxonMobil declined to comment until after the Aug. 19 vote. A phone call to pipeline builder TransCanada, one of the partners in building the 800-mile pipeline, was not returned as of press time.Independent...
State | Local | SB21
Empire Editorial: No more second chances: Build the gas pipeline

...Bush plane plunging to Earth.The legislation approved this month isn't perfect - it may give too much away to pipeline builder TransCanada - but there's still time to refine the pipeline agreement. Engineering and design will begin this...


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