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Natural gas safety valve release draws response

...blocked the intersection of the Kenai Spur Highway and Main Street 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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-10-21-3
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Utilities beef up energy systems

...glitch, the priority among the utilities is to preserve the pressure in Enstar's gas system because if Enstar's gas pressure falls below a certain point, the regulators in furnaces kick off and it's a big problem to get all of them restarted...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-11-17/utilities-beef-up-energy-systems
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Federal judge ends BP's probation

...after the flow stopped, which led to the freezing of both water and hydrates. This ultimately resulted in increased gas pressure within the pipeline that caused the rupture. Why the flow slowed initially remains a mystery to all." Beistline said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-12-28/federal-judge-ends-bps-probation
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Borough seeks volunteers for crisis exercise

...providing public information and mass sheltering for area residents. The scenario will include a mock loss in natural gas pressure. "Our state, communities and partner agencies have established emergency plans and policies that guide our actions...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-02-08/borough-seeks-volunteers-for-crisis-
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Borough braces for tax shift

...000 to the 2006 Arctic Winter Games Host Society. Ordinance 2005-19-11 approves spending $225,000 for a natural gas pressure reducing system at Ninilchik, while Ordinance 2005-19-12 frees up $71,000 for road access and utility...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/081905/news_0819new002.shtml
One pipeline good enough

...our line and keep in running. Because folks the oil flowing at Prudhoe is going to slow to a trickle when we tap that gas pressure that pressurizes the flow of oil from those old sands. Then what will we pump down our real treasure which is the Pipeline...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/032607/letters_20070326002.shtml
Letters
Gas line could be boost for Homer

...the project. The $525,000 is being used for a regulation station on the North Fork Road -- a plant to drop the gas pressure from a line coming from Anchor Point Energy's gas field -- and to extend a distribution line to Chapman School...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/022111/new_788906760.shtml
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On the Alaska Stand Alone Gas Pipeline

...in 1955 would be employing 350 employees instead of being in moth balls. We knew in the mid 1980s that the incoming gas pressure was going down and that at some point would need more. But it was totally ignored until the shutdown of most of the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2012-01-13/on-the-alaska-stand-alone
Letters
Preparedness exercise a good reminder to us all

...drill -- focusing on providing public information and mass sheltering of residents, including a mock loss in natural gas pressure -- is no small task either. A host of people, organizations and volunteers were involved and they deserve a bit of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2012-02-10/preparedness-exercise-a-good-remi
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At the ready

...money fund. About 20 participants gathered Feb. 10 at Soldotna's emergency response center to simulate a loss in gas pressure during a cold snap. Officials from various agencies, such as utilities provider ENSTAR and Kenai Peninsula Borough...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-02-11/at-the-ready
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