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LNG Project, state officials address legislators' concerns

...LNG Project update focused on local impact and project finances.Alaska Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash and Alaska LNG Project Manager Steve Butt provided an update on the project at a joint public hearing held by House of...
Gov. Parnell seeks to advance Alaska gas project

...project in Alaska.Specifics on how that might happen, though, have yet to be decided, Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash said Wednesday.The law, known as the Alaska Gasline Inducement Act, was aimed at encouraging construction of a pipeline...
Gold miners outraged at critical Nome letter

...state Department of Natural Resources from city manager Josie Bahnke. In the letter, Bahnke wrote to DNR Commissioner Joe Balash that there has been some economic benefit from offshore mining, but those benefits are outweighed by negative social...
Cook Inlet oil production up 25 percent

...barrels per day in fiscal year 2005, according to the Revenue Department data.Alaska Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash credited the growth to increased investment by Inlet oil producers, mainly independents Hilcorp Energy and Cook Inlet...
Walker names DNR, Revenue commissioners

...Parnell's administration. There would have to be a reason for him to make a change, he said.Myers would replace Joe Balash, who has been a key figure in current efforts to advance a major liquefied natural gas project.During the campaign...
Parnell unveils new plan for gas pipeline

...Alaska Gasline Development Corp. He said he expected a set of terms to be signed soon.Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash called the commercial agreement a "broad roadmap" and statement of intent. He said in an interview that legislation...
Alaska, TransCanada starting new partnership

...include preliminary engineering and design and getting a more specific estimate of costs. Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash said discussions surrounding these issues have been going on for months and he saw no reason for the agreement and associated...
What others say: Parnell edges away from flawed gas pipeline model

...isn't really built well - the specific statutory framework - for a joint venture," Commissioner of Natural Resources Joe Balash said this week. "And so we expect to transition away from that."It's about time.AGIA never was likely to succeed...
July hearing set for Kenai Loop gas payments

...April 2013 to the Department of Natural Resources commissioner. That appeal is currently unresolved before commissioner Joe Balash.The commissioner is withholding a decision on the appeal while the "fundamental issues involving the leases that would...
More details released in Buccaneer bankruptcy

...agreement yet; we've been close a few times over the last year - certainly the last six months," DNR Commissioner Joe Balash said June 2. "I would say there's no good reason we don't have an agreement, that's my perspective." The...


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