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Disagreements threaten uneasy truce between tribes, Maine

...this month due to fears of a federal raid. Tribes dug in for a fight against the government about the Keystone XL pipeline project, which would have crossed tribal lands, but was rejected by President Barack Obama. And murals depicting the lynching...
Nation and World
My Turn: United Legislature grants control of state's destiny

...united front shown by the Legislature's approval of the TransCanada buyout goes a long way toward getting us a pipeline project that secures our economic future and benefits all Alaskans.The benefits of AKLNG include short-term construction...
Without Keystone, industry must find new paths for oil

...pointed to concerns about high costs and insufficient pipeline capacity for the decision.McMillan said other proposed pipeline projects should be able to help make up for lost shipments via Keystone XL.About 100,000 barrels a day of the oil that...
Nation and World
Empire Editorial: Time to buy out TransCanada convinced that buying out TransCanada is the right thing to do and that the state is positioned to pursue a gas pipeline project.Furthermore, we believe the Legislature has served as a good watchdog thus far, and while the AGDC may have stumbled...
Analysis: Pay now or later for gas pipeline?

...guaranteed to be repaid by the state once the gas starts flowing and the state starts collecting taxes.Even if the pipeline project fails and never ships a molecule of gas, the state must pay TransCanada."If the project does not move forward...
State | AK legislature
Gov. Walker nixes natural gas tax after pledge from Big Oil the ground ? intended to push the North Slope's big energy producers to commit natural gas to the state's pipeline project ? is no longer on the table."Today I've received (letters) from the president of ConocoPhillips Alaska and...
State | AK legislature
Big Oil given extra time to pledge gas

...estimates indicate the state will pay a higher cost under this arrangement than if it kept its one-quarter share of the pipeline project and simply paid up front."We'd still have the special session just for TransCanada," Walker said.The Legislature...
Legislature to convene special session on gas issues

...expectations of a gas line project for Alaska," said Larry Persily, a former federal coordinator for Alaska gas pipeline projects.BP and Exxon Mobil have said a reserves tax would complicate efforts to advance the project. Legislators, in...
'I'm trying to sell gas'

...address the long-awaited trans-Alaska natural gas pipeline project known as AKLNG.To encourage the state's three...the progress and efforts made to keep this vital pipeline project moving."While many lawmakers said they have plenty...
State | AK legislature
Special session set for return to Juneau

...producers if they fail to commit their gas to the pipeline project."Think of this tax as an Alaskan insurance policy...producing partners in AKLNG - pledge that gas to the pipeline project, it wouldn't be taxed.Rep. Sam Kito III, D-Juneau...
State | AK legislature


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