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Revised HB77 deserves consideration

...leasing and material sales. In 2013, additional DNR and legislative proposals to support timelier decisions for oil and gas projects passed the Legislature.However, DNR's efforts through House Bill 77 to increase the efficiency of our land and...
Funding for federal pipeline not in budget

...exports.Persily said his office provides a service in educating the public and policymakers on how liquefied natural gas projects work. He said he doesn't lobby or advocate, just provides information.He recently testified before the Legislature's...
State Democrats unveil another oil tax plan

...and AIDEA itself has invested in oil drilling rigs."I like the idea of AIDEA providing venture capital to oil and gas projects. There are independent companies coming to Alaska who lack capital," Wielechowski said."The governor's giveaway...
Locals get face time with representatives

...ExxonMobil's role in the Alaska Pipeline Project and would like to see the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation take over all gas projects. Chenault said he has concerns about the project moving forward and how AGDC will fit in and the legislation is working...

Investments in North Slope oil and gas projects will be the main driver behind statewide construction spending growth in the coming year, according to a report by the University...
Voices of Alaska: Permitting process no longer serving public's interest

...Supreme Court ruling that DNR has a constitutional duty to analyze and give public notice on cumulative impacts of oil and gas projects. The legislature should also conduct oversight hearings on resource agency regulation changes proposed under Administrative...
Gas line slow going: Prospects may be unknown for months

JUNEAU -- The federal coordinator for Alaska natural gas projects said Tuesday it could be be late this year, or early next, before Alaskans know whether they're closer to securing a major...
Voices of the Peninsula: Do the right thing for our salmon habitat

...meantime, the state takes an average of 7 days to rubber stamp these fish habitat permits for big mining, oil and gas projects. In a later decision, the Parnell Administration refused to halt the long-term removal of salmon streams during...
Hilcorp says it can fill Southcentral gas needs through 2017

...which is a large gas field and was formerly Marathon-owned. "There were a lot of immediate quick-turnaround gas projects we could do. In some cases it was as simple as turning on wells that had been turned off," Nelson said. Hilcorp...
Coastal program worked for Alaska

...of federal land in the NPR-A. All of these oil and gas projects and dozens of other projects on the North Slope and...idea. Our coastal program didn't help just oil and gas projects. It included the massive development of Dutch Harbor...


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