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Governor says ballot initiative is a contract deal-breaker

...Stranded Gas Act that are soon to follow. "That's fine too, because what you find out when you look through this stranded gas contract are some pretty disturbing things," Croft said. Murkowski called the next few days a "cooling-off period...
Race is on to lead Alaska

...proposal to the producers more than a week ago, but have received no response yet. Whether Murkowski can show a stranded gas contract to the voters - and what that contract looks like - will play a big role in shaping the Republican field, Shepro...
Gas pact likely to end up in court

...Point Thomson and threatened to pull its leases if a new one with a development timeline isn't submitted. A stranded gas contract proposal that conflicts with those obligations could be illegal, Irwin writes. In response, Dickinson said Point...
My turn: Time to take Alaska's natural gas to market

...the Murkowski administration reach agreement on a stranded gas contract this fall? Gov. Frank Murkowski says it are nearly identical. We all believe that any stranded gas contract must contain: An absolute commitment to build a...
Legislators hear gas-line orientation

...producers, the state is in talks with TransCanada for a stranded gas contract, but the state has not submitted a proposal for...producers, the state is in talks with TransCanada for a stranded gas contract, but the state has not submitted a proposal for...
Oil tax 'fair share' hearing bill gets a second hearing reformed now and urged the governor to file a bill. Murkowski instead proposes to include the changes in a stranded gas contract, which he is negotiating with three oil producers. At Friday's committee hearing, Gara said under his proposal...
Gas development authority abandons plans for lobbyist participate in contract negotiations if North Slope gas producers or other parties apply to the state for a stranded gas contract, said authority chairman Andy Warwick.
Alaska Digest

...suspended or contracted away, except as provided in this article." Negotiators are weighing whether a long-term stranded gas contract would break that article by taking away the state's ability to adjust tax rates for such a long period. A legal...


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