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Q&A: A look at the pipeline project being pursued by Alaska

...of the upfront costs. But it also allowed the state and TransCanada a way out of a prior, failed effort to produce a gas line without a potentially messy fight.What now?Gov. Bill Walker has long had problems with the TransCanada arrangement...
Renewable energy heat systems arrive on the Kenai Peninsula

...Seldovia, diesel fuel costs $5.99 per gallon as of August 2014 according to the Alaska Energy Data Gateway and natural gas lines are not coming any time soon. On top of that, natural gas and fuel are likely to get more expensive. Long-term planning...
Big Oil given extra time to pledge gas

...The Legislature is being asked to come up with money to buy out TransCanada and pay for preliminary engineering of the gas line.Lawmakers are scheduled to gavel into their special session at 11 a.m. Saturday, but work will begin even sooner...
BlueCrest gas production paused

...facility until BlueCrest is recovering enough gas to sustain itself. At that point, the meter can be switched so the gas line can be used for delivery. However, Hobson said it had not yet been determined whether Enstar would purchase gas from...
Legislature to convene special session on gas issues

...fall special session to deal with gas-line issues, but they will not be presented...TransCanada is the latest iteration of a gas line that's been seen as a way to get out of the prior, failed gas line arrangement without a messy fight...
Service area board candidates talk Nikiski law enforcement

...area will need. "The primary reason that I favor the contract right now is ... that we don't know even whether the gas line is going to be built let alone when, and so we don't know if and when we might have an influx of thousands of construction...
Gas pipeline is focus of Alaska special session been done some years ago, we might be looking at a gas line."The partners in the proposed pipeline are Exxon Mobil...With a $3.5 billion (state) budget deficit, this gas line project has gone from a wish-list item to a must-have...
Walker authorizes funds for TransCanada buyout

...Corp.'s interest in the gas project and giving the state an increased share in it on a vote of 16-3 Tuesday. The vote was 39-0 in the House Wednesday. Walker said he thinks the vote was reflective of a united desire to have a gas line.
What others say: Time to buy out TransCanada

...lawmakers convened in special session to consider whether to buy out TransCanada, the state's partner in the natural gas line megaproject known as AKLNG.Every day since Saturday has seen at least one hearing on the topic, and most have featured...
TransCanada supportive of buyout, state official says

...the state and TransCanada to get out of a failed, prior gas line arrangement without a big fight. It was cast, too, as...for the state in trying to disentangle from the former gas line arrangement with TransCanada helped shade that argument...
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