JUNEAU - A massive endeavor to move natural gas from Alaska's North Slope to North American markets will cost an estimated $35 billion, according to a plan unveiled Wednesday, potentially setting the stage for a high-stakes showdown with a competing pipeline project and the state.
ANCHORAGE - A 90-day 'open season' has begun for potential North Slope natural gas shippers to bid how much they'd pay to use a proposed pipeline.
ANCHORAGE - Gov. Sarah Palin's unexpected midterm departure should not affect the project she touted as one of her primary successes, a massive natural gas pipeline, according to state lawmakers and sources in the industry.
...in obtaining the customers we want - we're still working hard to achieve that," said Tony Palmer, vice president of Alaska development. "We did set out a target, and sometimes you achieve it and sometimes it takes you a little bit longer...
Gov. Sarah Palin's attempt to wrest control of development of Alaska's vast natural gas reserves away from the world's big petroleum companies may hinge on a medium-sized Canadian pipeline company.
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