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Administration gives pipeline project overview

...could well be the best option, but he believes the state has a duty to explore other ideas, too, like converting gas to liquids.During the Senate Finance Committee hearing, the first of three in which administration officials presented, Sen...
Murkowski speaks to lawmakers on oil, fuels

...also said it may be time to discuss other options for using North Slope gas than for a pipeline to the Lower 48. A gas-to-liquids project may be worth considering. "The things I'm saying may be hard for some to hear. I'm just asking you...
Dollar values

...examined liquefied natural gas export sales as the best potential option although sales of natural gas liquids and a gas-to-liquids option were also studied.Sen. Joe Paskan, D-Fairbanks, who chaired the hearings, asked whether a private...
Future of state's LNG plant to flame out?

The liquefied natural gas plant in Nikiski has faithfully chilled Cook Inlet natural gas to liquid form and shipped it to Japan for 40 years, never missing a shipment. But now the plant's future is uncertain, at least in...
BP to close Nikiski research facility

BP Exploration Alaska announced Wednesday that it plans to close the gas-to-liquids research facility in Nikiski by the end of the year. Steve Rinehart, a spokesman for BP in Anchorage, said the 15 BP employees...
Exxon Mobil considers its own gas pipeline option

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- Exxon Mobil Corp. says it's considering building its own pipeline to the Lower 48 to get the company's share of the massive North Slope gas reserves to market.
BP, others to help Agrium workers

...facility operators, well-site operators, mechanics (millwrights), instrument technicians and electricians, and gas-to-liquids facility operators. "That's really someone going above and beyond," Parker said of BP, adding that all the...
Kenai refineries boost security

...measure is aimed at protecting four industrial refineries packed between Miles 21 and 22 of the highway -- BP's new gas-to-liquids plant, Agrium's nitrogen fertilizer plant, Phillips' liquefied natural gas plant and Tesoro's oil refinery...
Schools scramble to provide skilled graduates

...been making the rounds to AVTEC and KPC to talk about his company's needs as it prepares to work on building the gas-to-liquids pilot plant in Nikiski. He praised the programs the schools offer, but acknowledged their limitations. "Our needs...
GTL plant nearing completion

When British Petroleum announced its new gas-to-liquid plant would make its home in Nikiski in June 2000, the company was brimming with prospects for growth. Today, in spite of an...


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