Trans-Alaska Pipeline System

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

 

High-level talks on Air Force One will continue

High-level talks on Air Force One will continue

I  was not quite a teenager when I had my first interaction with the federal government. In 1963, I was awarded the janitorial contract for… Continue reading

 

Steve Jones, dressed as “Frost Paw” the polar bear, waves to President Barack Obama’s motorcade as it heads toward Exit Glacier on Tuesday in Seward. Jones, a representative from the Center for Biological Diversity, gathered with a crowd of activists along the Seward Highway waving signs to encourage the President to take action on climate change. While environmentalists praise the president for curbing greenhouse gases, they pillory him for granting Shell permission to drill in the Chukchi Sea for the first time in 24 years. On Tuesday, the president of Shell Oil Co. said he expects more protests.-Photo by Rashah McChesney, Morris News Service - Alaska

Shell president optimistic about drilling in Arctic

ANCHORAGE — The president of Shell Oil Co. said Tuesday that exploratory drilling off Alaska’s northwest coast is going well despite stormy weather last week… Continue reading

 

BP, ExxonMobil seek more Prudhoe gas

BP and ExxonMobil, two of the three major Prudhoe Bay field owners, have applied to the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission for an increase… 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

Rodger McCampbell

Ranger Roger retires

The history of Alaska State Parks Chief Ranger Roger MacCampbell’s career mirrors that of lower Kenai Peninsula state parks. Among his milestones are: • Helping… Continue reading

Rodger McCampbell

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

Alaska’s congressional delegation vows fight after federal moves on ANWR, OCS

If tickets could be sold to Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s hearings in March on the Interior Department’s annual appropriation, it would be a sell-out crowd as… Continue reading

State expert: Peninsula older than rest of state

Go to a play, shopping, an art opening or any public gathering, and you might notice something about south Kenai Peninsula residents: many of them… Continue reading

State expert: Peninsula older than rest of state

Go to a play, shopping, an art opening or any public gathering, and you might notice something about south Kenai Peninsula residents: many of them… Continue reading

SB 21 is flawed: Alaska can do better

SB 21 is flawed: Alaska can do better

The referendum to repeal Alaska’s new oil tax legislation gives citizens the power to decide what is good for Alaska. It challenges us to make… Continue reading

SB 21 is flawed: Alaska can do better
Vote Yes: Some answers on Ballot Measure 1

Vote Yes: Some answers on Ballot Measure 1

The governor has the ability to veto any bill he does not think is in the best interest of the state. The people also have… Continue reading

Vote Yes: Some answers on Ballot Measure 1

Kudos to Conoco; let trickle begin

  In a day and age of corporate men, I am Conocoman. I confess, even with leftist leanings and environmental sensibilities, I own Conoco stock.… Continue reading

Pipeline moves 17 billionth barrel of oil to Valdez

JUNEAU — The trans-Alaska pipeline has moved its 17 billionth barrel of oil. The operator of the 37-year-old pipeline, Alyeska Pipeline Service Co., announced the… Continue reading

Navarre named to gasline advisory board

By KAYLEE OSOWSKIGov. Sean Parnell named the members of the Municipal Advisory Gas Project Review Board last week.Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre will serve… Continue reading

Producers erase decline for FY ’14

In a dramatic development, North Slope oil producers have essentially erased a long-term decline trend that has existed for all but one year since 1989… Continue reading

Vote ‘yes’ on Proposition 1 SB 21 good for oil companies, not so good for Alaska’s future

One of the things I like best about Homer is that friends can disagree and remain friends. A friend of mine wrote last week’s Point… Continue reading

It’s time for Alaskans to be responsible owners

It’s time for Alaskans to be responsible owners

Why I am against SB 21 and believe we need to repeal the “giveaway” this August 19th: I am from and therefore of Alaska. What… Continue reading

It’s time for Alaskans to be responsible owners
‘March for Alaska’ set for Saturday; elder statesman Vic Fischer to speak

‘March for Alaska’ set for Saturday; elder statesman Vic Fischer to speak

A nonpartisan group of Homer people have organized a “March for Alaska” event on Saturday, June 14. Our group is concerned about recent changes to oil… Continue reading

‘March for Alaska’ set for Saturday; elder statesman Vic Fischer to speak

Firefighters keep Tyonek blaze away from oil and gas facilities

Firefighters have kept the wind-driven Tyonek fire on Cook Inlet’s west side away from the Beluga gas field and Chugach Electric Association’s Beluga power plant… Continue reading

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