Chamber to Release Study on the Economic Impacts of Cook Inlet Oil & Gas

Anchorage Chamber of Commerce to Release Study on the Economic Impacts of Cook Inlet Oil & Gas

First comprehensive study of the economic impacts both for producers and             consumers of Cook Inlet Gas will be released at Monday lunch

Anchorage - The Anchorage Chamber of Commerce will present the findings of the first comprehensive economic analysis on the impacts that Cook Inlet gas has on the Anchorage economy. The results will be presented at the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce’s Make it Monday Forum on April 21, 2014 at the Dena’ina Center.

The report will highlight the significant role Cook Inlet oil & gas plays today in our homes and businesses, and the cost of alternatives tomorrow.

“Anchorage Chamber members have consistently identified energy security as one of their top concerns,” said JR Wilcox, Chair of the chamber’s energy subcommittee. “We felt it was time to quantify for our members what the economic benefits of having locally produced natural gas, along with the cost implications that are involved with other energy sources that have been discussed,” Wilcox added. The Cook Inlet gas study will be released:

Anchorage Chamber of Commerce Make it Monday Forum

Monday, April 21, 2014

Noon to 1pm

Dena’ina Center

The Anchorage Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit, member-driven business organization with more than 1,000 members representing 50,000 employees.  For businesses interested in membership, annual fees are based on the type of organization and number of full-time year-round employees.  More information about the Anchorage Chamber is available at or by calling (907) 272-2401.

Chamber press release