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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
Juneau Chamber talks commerce

...natural gas would then be shipped out to Asian markets for sale. The state is partnering with Big Oil and Canadian pipeline-builder TransCanada on the project."In my 50-year history ... we've never been this close to really seeing our...
Lawmakers consider the costs of LNG project

...into focus.A central question posed by the public and legislators centers around the state's partnership with pipeline builder TransCanada. Namely, should the state consider other options?"They're particularly qualified to do business...
Former Gov. questions gasline partnership

...legislature should strip SB138 of the financing components that make up much of the state's partnership with Canadian pipeline builder TransCanada."A prudent approach would be for the Legislature to passage the HOA portion of SB 138 in this session...
State | AK legislature
Begich proposes gas project bill

...would deliver liquefied natural gas for overseas export. Alaska is weighing an equity stake in the project alongside pipeline builder TransCanada Corp. and the BP, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil Corp. Those oil companies have major operations on the...
State | AK legislature
Alaska Senate advances trans-Alaska gas pipeline proposal

...four-and-a-half weeks.The proposal gives the state a 25 percent share of the project with portions also held by pipeline builder TransCanada."Your vote matters today," Sen. Anna Fairclough, R-Eagle River, told lawmakers shortly before...
State | AK legislature
Gasline legislation becomes law today

...for the megaproject is in excess of $45 billion. The state is teaming with ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips, BP and pipeline-builder TransCanada in the undertaking. "It's also the jumping off place for all of the equipment," Parnell said of...
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...
Pipeline backers draw a plan in numbers

...That pipeline project, an effort of BP and Conoco/Phillps, collapsed in 2011.Tony Palmer, an executive with pipeline builder TransCanada, told the committee that major undertakings like the Alaska project need two things to succeed: permission...
State | AK legislature
Fairbanks mayor supports Palin approach on pipeline

...natural gas pipeline and her decision to back Canadian pipeline builder TransCanada. The port authority submitted its own...Chairman Bert Cottle was openly critical of the Canadian pipeline builder. "TransCanada's proposal does not take care of...


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