Natural gas from Canada is being looked at as the solution to high energy costs in Southeast Alaska, with a Lower 48 utility proposing to build a new gas distribution system for Juneau.Pat Forgey
While Alaska struggles to put together a plan to export liquefied natural gas to Asian markets, a federal agency is already subsidizing competing LNG projects in two foreign countries targeting the same potential buyers.Pat Forgey
Gov. Bill Walker and British Columbia Premier Christy Clark have signed a cooperative agreement, committing to work together on issues of shared interest, including the ongoing discussion over Canadian mining impacts on Alaska waters.The Associated Press
Alaska's partnership with TransCanada on the $55 billion Alaska LNG project ended Tuesday after the state bought out the pipeline company's interest for $65 million. Alex DeMarban
The Regulatory Commission of Alaska approved new regulations that would broaden access for independent power producers hoping to sell their power through Alaska electrical utilities.Suzanna Caldwell
Dan Fauske led the state-owned company charged with guiding construction of the proposed $55 billion natural gas pipeline from the North Slope. His resignation was read aloud at a Saturday morning meeting of the company’s board of directors.Nathaniel Herz
Gov. Bill Walker on Friday fired the chair of the citizen board of directors of the Alaska Gasline Development Corp., which is charged with representing Alaska’s interest in the construction of a natural gas pipeline from the North Slope.Nathaniel Herz
A lease sale for tracts in state areas on Alaska's North Slope attracted interest from independents exploring for shale oil and from a subsidiary of Armstrong, which beat out ConocoPhillips for Colville River tracts near the NPR-A, where Conoco already has a project.Yereth Rosen
ConocoPhillips has approved funding for its Greater Mooses Tooth development in Arctic Alaska, a $900 million project expected to yield 30,000 barrels of oil daily at its peak.Alex DeMarban
Alaska’s senators joined 50 others Tuesday to pass a measure aimed at blocking the Environmental Protection Agency’s climate change regulations for power plants.Erica Martinson
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