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Progress made on Card Street fire

...customers in the burnt areas of Kenai Keys and Feuding Lane are without heat or hot water since Enstar shut off its natural gas lines. In response to their questions, Enstar Southern Division Operations Manager Charlie Pierce said the gas line is currently...
Micciche, Treider compete for Senate seat

...makes up 92 percent of the state revenue, Micciche said natural gas is the future driver of the state economy and hopes gas lines will connect to all Alaskans to provide more affordable sources of heat and electricity."My goal is to transition from...
Voices of Alaska: Parnell shows strong support for higher education the candidate's promise and what is the evidence that he can deliver on an issue of importance to me? Oil taxes, gas lines, health care, and budgets are clearly important issues worthy of extensive coverage and debate. For me, a critical...
Natural gas safety valve release draws response

...Loop in response to a safety valve releasing natural gas pressure at the City Gate facility, a convergence of natural gas lines. According to Kenai Fire Chief Michael Tilly, a loud whistle and vapor alerted those nearby of a safety valve that opened...
Voices of the Peninsula: Searching for solutions to K-Beach flooding

...which are required by borough statutes.We excavated with a borough permit, during last fall's flooding, from the gas lines to the east end of Trawling Street last fall. This ditch moved tens of millions of gallons, if not hundreds of millions...
What others say: The good, bad and ugly of Fairbanks natural gas debate price. Of course, there are trade-offs between the two primary factors - price and expanse. The farther the gas lines go into the less densely populated areas of the borough, the higher the price of the gas will become for everyone. FNG...
Should more safety be built in to gas lines?

Natural Gas service safety: I have thought of this many times before, but recently with two potentially life-threatening events happening on the Peninsula in a very short period of time, I wonder why a shut-off valve a safe distance from the structure being served is not required? This valve should be flush with the ground so that no ground thawing or digging of frozen ground is required to turn off the gas in case of emergencies such as the house explosion in Soldotna and the house fire in Sterling.
Borough office suggests tips for disaster survival

...self sufficiency in neighborhoods by teaching them to organize on a local level in emergencies. "To be able to shut off gas lines, for example, that might be fractured in your neighborhood," Walden said. "To do basic searches in a home that might...
Kachemak City considers next step toward natural gas

...miles east of Anchor Point through a high-pressure distribution line Enstar built north to Ninilchik, connecting to gas lines up to Anchorage.The $10 million in the Legislature's version of the 2011 capital budget would have allowed for pipe...
Forest Oil hoping to build on successes in 2001

...carry natural gas and crude oil from Kustatan to Trading Bay. From there, it could sell gas through existing Cook Inlet gas lines, and oil through the existing pipeline to the tanker terminal at Drift River. The company submitted its plans for public...


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