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Voters take up oil tax debate before August referendum

...producers helped spark what is now considered a rebirth of activity in the Inlet that has quelled fears of a natural gas shortage for Southcentral.Oil industry investment is spurred by a combination of oil price, ease of production and taxes...
Energy industry projects expected to bring economic boom to area

...While the plant has maintained 50 direct jobs and 120 indirect jobs, its previous license expired in 2012 following gas shortages for local markets. The Alaska Department of Natural Resources requested ConocoPhillips pursue the permit in September...
Stop the nightmare, make gas pipeline a reality

...forecasters remind us - much like how mom used to sound when we left the house with wet hair and no coat - of looming gas shortages as we kick up our feet to warm them next to our heaters. "Those politicians we hired will figure it out eventually...

...canary in the coal mine.In short: Importing LNG should be taken off the table as an option to deal with looming gas shortages. Lawmakers should make sure proper requirements are met in a timely manner and that regulation not become prohibitive...
Despite gloomy news, sunnier days ahead for gas patch

...good to our area for decades and recent news that the company will let its export license expire due to Cook Inlet gas shortages feels like a swift kick in the rear.Expected? Yes.Inevitable? Perhaps.Devastating? That's another matter...
Commission mulls tough new fracking regs

...adding new procedures for the industry could impede exploration for natural gas in Southcentral where there are fears of gas shortages, she said."We see it as imperative that the regulations are compatible with the high levels of (drilling activities...
'Proof is in the pudding'

...Recovery Act - Southcentral was getting warnings of gas shortages from producers and utilities."It was more vital from...guarantees that what the state passed would bridge looming gas shortages. Ultimately, Olson said, how a company uses the Cook...
Report: Gas shortage looms if production not increased

Cook Inlet natural resource producers will need to double or perhaps triple production of natural gas in order to avoid projected shortfalls to residential and commercial consumers that could come as soon as 2015 otherwise, a new study concludes.
A Cook Inlet Catch 22

...Inlet platforms caused by a natural gas shortage has brought to light a question...affected by the looming Cook Inlet gas shortage and newer exploration companies...hopefully skirt the ramifications of a gas shortage. On Nov. 15, XTO Energy had...
HEA expects busy year preparing for independent generation the facility in late 2013. The contract and CINGSA should stave off HEA's worries about looming area natural gas shortages for the time being, Gallagher wrote."It does not appear that HEA's size was a disadvantage when we negotiated...


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