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BP Alaska plans layoffs following Hilcorp sale

...on the latter with the state, Exxon Mobil Corp., ConocoPhillips and TransCanada Corp. The companies have said the gas-line project, as proposed, would be the largest of its kind ever designed and built.The company said it remains committed...
Olson: Work in Juneau has state moving forward

...strides to keep the retirement system solvent by reducing future payments, and save money for the lean years. Until the gas line comes on line and the through-put in TAPS increases, we must guard against overspending at every level of government...
Micciche, Treider face off for Senate District O

...eight more. During that time, he weighed in on several of the state's energy issues, including oil tax improvements, gas line developments and energy costs. Micciche he has said repeatedly that his experience in the industry helps him to give...
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...
Official sees tie between gas project, referendum important to the fortunes of the gas line project. Oil companies have been...connection between oil taxes and the gas line project. Wielechowski, a vocal critic...hard to picture a scenario where a gas line is built."She said liquefied natural...
State must diversify economy or be bound to fossil fuel prices

...state's economy as it exists today, and a clear sign that we can't depend on oil forever. Even a full-diameter natural gas line - the great white elephant that state leaders have chased since the trans-Alaska oil pipeline was under construction...
Kenai Catering re-models & reopens historic meeting place

...Malone first discussed creating Alaska's permanent fund and Don Gilman and Wally Hickel shared visions for a trans Alaska gas line to Kenai, you can now enjoy the tastes of original Alaskan desserts from award winning dessert chef Bobbi England of...
Update: Legislature to address education today

...educational opportunity, new funding for education and moving on those other priorities," he said, referring to the gas line and pension bills. The House, in its rewrite of Parnell's education bill, HB278, increased the per-student funding...
Legislature approves advancing gas line project

JUNEAU - The Alaska Legislature has passed a bill setting the state's participation in a major liquefied natural gas project. The House voted 36-4 on the measure Sunday. The Senate later voted 16-4 to agree to the House changes. SB138, from Gov. Sean Parnell, would set state participation at about 25 percent in a project also being pursued TransCanada, the Alaska Gasline Development Corp., and the North Slope's major players. It would allow the project to move to a stage of preliminary engineering and design and cost refinement.
Senate Finance advances budget bill

...request for reconsideration by Gov. Sean Parnell's administration. Meyer has said the focus has been on pursuing a gas-line project and that there were some concerns that the state did not need to and could not afford to do both major projects...


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