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...Nobody wants to hear that because nobody wants to do anything about it." She supports construction of a proposed natural gas line from the North Slope, possibly by the state. "Maybe it could be done by us hiring out, not just giving over...
Legislators aim to head off gas monopoly

House Minority Leader Ethan Berkowitz on Thursday warned of potential antitrust problems for Alaska's proposed natural gas line - if it is owned and operated by North Slope oil producers. Three major oil companies hold more than 90 percent...
Fed coordinator's office to chip in on study

JUNEAU - The state's getting some help paying for a study aimed at identifying potential hazards along a proposed natural gas line in Alaska. The office of federal coordinator for Alaska gas projects says it's putting $250,000 toward...
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Berkowitz, Parnell earn lieutenant governor nominations, as well as an economic development here in Alaska." He wants to make sure Alaska gets a good deal on a proposed natural gas line shipping North Slope gas. That is not possible in the negotiations carried out by Gov. Frank Murkowski, he...
Center trains drivers for the long haul projects on the horizon. He gave examples of the Kensington Mine, the road out of Juneau, and the proposed natural gas line in the Interior. "The work force is getting older and now you just can't jump in a truck and go, now you...
Empire editorial: A parakeet for the governor

...newspaper. Murkowski was making a comment about the Anchorage paper's news judgment after it ran a story about the proposed natural gas line in its Money section rather than on the front page. He said he considered Thursday's development - a proposal...
Note to nation: Palin rhymes with Van Halen

...likely a surprise to the oil companies executives in Alaska that have been at odds with the governor over a proposed natural gas line. The level of cluelessness about Palin's past on a national level stands in contrast to how well known she...


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