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Three contested races for borough assembly seats

...said he considered himself an issues-drive candidate and was looking forward to tackling the AKLNG proposed natural gas pipeline project, the borough's potential revamp of its sales tax code and the hospital service areas. In the South Peninsula...
What others say: Juneau can host a special session, but will it?

The location of the Alaska Legislature's expected gas pipeline special session should be a no-brainer. Overpriced office space in Anchorage can't compete with the Capitol building, ongoing...
What others say: Sen. Murkowski's bipartisan effort would help Alaska, U.S.

...up federal permitting for liquefied natural gas export, which would be a boon for Alaska's full-diameter natural gas pipeline. It will reauthorize federal geothermal energy research, an energy avenue that could help some of the state's most...
BP, ExxonMobil seek more Prudhoe gas

...studies, have now asked for permission to increase the rate to 4.1 billion cubic feet per day to supply a planned gas pipeline and LNG export project.By law the AOGCC is required to seek maximum recovery of hydrocarbon fluids and must ensure...
What others say: Walker pulls rug from under explorers

...learned.That night, Walker dropped another op-ed expressing his goal to pursue a parallel, expanded state-owned gas pipeline project in case the Alaska LNG Project did not proceed.Thankfully, the Legislature killed Walker's pipe dream by...
AGDC releases plan for gas pipeline off-takes

...natural gas from a large-diameter gas pipeline, if one were built.The designs...Fairbanks from the route of the large gas pipeline.So far, offtakes have been designated...plan for an expanded state-led gas pipeline on the shelf. "We'll be holding...
Route change, bigger pipeline on table

...Bill Walker is working to put his imprint on the Alaska LNG Project, the $50 billion-plus North Slope natural gas pipeline and liquefied gas export project.The state is a 25 percent partner in the project with North Slope producers BP...
Op-ed: China's big hack attack

...just fine all by themselves without outside help), disrupt air traffic control systems, explode chemical plants and gas pipelines and compromise electric grids causing large-scale blackouts across the country. Who needs missiles when a laptop...
Walker requests acceleration on AK LNG talks

...negotiations also means that a plan to ramp up a state-backed gas pipeline as an alternative to the big project is on the shelf...conditioning plant on the North Slope and the 800-mile gas pipeline.Municipalities along the pipeline route and the state...
Legislature adjourns; governor calls special session

...the proposal uses a blend of general funds and $157 million from an in-state gas pipeline fund that Walker otherwise would use for an alternate gas pipeline project that Republican leaders have tried to restrict. Senate President Kevin Meyer...


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