Liquefied natural gas

Report lays out buyout costs

Gov. Bill Walker’s proposal to increase the state’s share in the Alaska LNG Project could put Alaska on the hook for more than $14 billion,… Continue reading

 

Walker touts tax to push AK LNG

“I’m not trying to buy love. I’m trying to sell gas.” So declared Gov. Bill Walker in a press conference Friday as he explained to… Continue reading

 

October session on TransCanada buyout coming

It appears a fall special session is back on after Gov. Bill Walker met with a small group of legislators Sept. 21 to discuss issues… Continue reading

 

Governor seeking to expand pipe size of gas line from 42 inches in diameter to 48

Gov. Bill Walker has persuaded the state’s industry partners in the Alaska LNG Project to consider a larger pipe size that would be capable of… Continue reading

Governor: ‘Significant’ issues must be resolved before gasline session

Negotiations on Alaska LNG Project agreements with the state of Alaska are at a critical juncture, Gov. Bill Walker said in an interview Friday. “We’re… Continue reading

AG denies LNG plant sale to Hilcorp

Alaska Attorney General Craig Richards has rejected the proposed purchase by Harvest Alaska of a small liquefied natural gas plant at Port MacKenzie. In a… Continue reading

ConocoPhillips’ inlet gas fields up for sale

ConocoPhillips is getting out of the natural gas production business in Cook Inlet. The company has put its inlet gas assets up for sale and… Continue reading

State purchase of Fairbanks gas company expected to shave rates

Nearly six months after the idea was announced, the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority board of directors approved the $52.5 million purchase of Fairbanks… Continue reading

AGDC releases ‘offtake’ plans for large gas line

The state-owned Alaska Gasline Development Corp. has developed preliminary designs for “offtake” facilities that would allow communities to take natural gas from a large-diameter gas… Continue reading

Mayor’s office adds LNG project info to borough website

There is a new feature on the Kenai Peninsula Borough website, providing updates and information about the Alaska LNG project. The first posting, May 1,… Continue reading

Consultants: State-led gasline project could undermine industry-led plan

Two consultants to the state Legislature have warned that Gov. Bill Walker’s quest for an expanded state-led natural gas pipeline could undermine the larger industry-led… Continue reading

Senate passes bill limiting state in alternate gas plan

JUNEAU — The Alaska Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would temporarily restrict participation by a state-sponsored corporation in an alternate gas pipeline project proposed… Continue reading

Legislators push back on Walker gas plan; industry takes wait-and-see approach

Just as things seemed to be going reasonably well for the large Alaska LNG Project, the $45 billion to $65 billion gas pipeline and liquefied… Continue reading

Project to get gas to Interior moves forward with help

ANCHORAGE — Former Interior Gas Utility chair Bob Shefchik has taken the reins of the Interior Energy Project.  Shefchik notified IGU leadership and the Legislature… Continue reading

Federal pipeline coordinator’s office to close this month

JUNEAU — President Barack Obama has proposed $1 million in funding and a change in scope for the office of federal coordinator of Alaska natural… Continue reading

Analysis: Governor’s firing of 3 AGDC board members may backfire

The state’s political and resource communities are still buzzing about Gov. Bill Walker’s sudden firing Jan. 6 of three Alaska Gasline Development Corp. board members… Continue reading

Politicos dealt difficult hands to play in 2015

By Tim Bradner Morris News Service - Alaska Gov. Bill Walker and his new administration are still settling in as state legislators are packing up… Continue reading

AIDEA to share more expenses for studies on Port Mac LNG plant

The state of Alaska has expanded its financial commitment in aiding a new Cook Inlet liquefied natural gas project being planned by Japanese companies. In… Continue reading

AIDEA to share more expenses for studies on Port Mac LNG plant

The state of Alaska has expanded its financial commitment in aiding a new Cook Inlet liquefied natural gas project being planned by Japanese companies. In… Continue reading

Federal requirements for Alaska LNG project laid out during lunch meeting

The first time the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission published an environmental impact statement under its current process, the proposed project was based in Nikiski —… Continue reading

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