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Parnell makes State of the State address

...benchmarks for gas pipeline JUNEAU - Gov. Sean Parnell on Wednesday set new benchmarks for progress on a major natural gas pipeline project in Alaska and urged lawmakers to act this year on legislation to change the state's oil tax structure. In his...
Taking care of the bills: 11 measures signed into law

...during a post-luncheon interview. Before he signed any of the bills, Parnell spoke about progress on the Alaska Gas Pipeline Project which is in the pre-FEED, or pre-front-end engineering and design, phase. North Slope producers ExxonMobil...
Persily: Don't get discouraged about gas pipeline

...prospects for a $40 billion-plus large diameter gas pipeline project, but they shouldn't have unrealistic expectations...need to understand how much they really need the gas pipeline project. We need the revenues and the jobs, but mostly...
Alaska Stand Alone Gas Pipeline holds town hall meeting... needs are met first in Alaska. However, ASAP has also become the popular acronym for Alaska Stand Alone Gas Pipeline project plan which resulted from 2010 legislation tasking the Alaska Gasline Development Corp. (AGDC) with producing...
Governor calls special session on 3 issues

...bill meant to further advance an in-state natural gas pipeline project, and HB359, Parnell's bill to strengthen penalties...Chenault's bill to further advance an in-state natural gas pipeline project had stalled in the Senate. Stedman called the House's...
Funding for federal pipeline not in budget

...also of the office's authority. The office was created as part of a 2004 law aimed at helping advance an Alaska gas pipeline project that would serve North American markets. The project has shifted focus in recent years, and the state Legislature...
Budget work continues on last day of session

...funding for the proposed south-central Alaska mega-project, given the state is also pursuing a major natural gas pipeline project.The draft bill released late Saturday night included Senate-proposed funding intended to complete the state...
House Finance proposes $9.1 billion operating budget

...for staff with the Alaska Gasline Development Corp., which has been working to advance an in-state natural gas pipeline project. The commerce subcommittee, in its report, said while valuable staff are key to AGDC's mission, it was not...
Kenai Peninsula legislators review session

Four Kenai Peninsula legislators noted accomplishments on an education bill, natural gas pipeline project and reform on public employee and teacher retirement plans among other highlights from the 28th Legislature during a joint chamber...
Alaska should have a better approach to industrial development

Last week, Gov. Sean Parnell created a municipal advisory board to weigh in on issues surrounding a natural gas pipeline project that could eventually tie communities together from Prudhoe Bay to Nikiski. While it's laudable that the governor...


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