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Walker downsizes state's Washington office

...the state's gas team.The liquefied natural gas project, which the state is pursuing with the North Slope's major producers, is seen by many as key to Alaska's financial future.- The Associated Press
UA president visits peninsula campuses

...critical to our state's future." The university plays a critical role in the viability of Alaska's economy, as a major producer of the future workforce, Johnsen said. Kenai Peninsula College freshmen Georgette Morgan said she attended the president's...
Q&A: A look at the pipeline project being pursued by Alaska

...there are high hopes for this project. That's partly because of the involvement of all three of the North Slope's major producers and the importance to the state of another revenue stream as oil production declines.Who is involved?The project...
Construction, property tax proposal offered for gas project

JUNEAU - A tentative agreement has been reached between the state and North Slope's three major producers over payments for impacts on communities during the construction of a proposed major gas project and property taxes once gas starts...
Walker wants 51 percent stake in AKLNG

...project is working now as it was designed," as a partnership with the state on an equal footing with each of the three major producers. "For years the three producers tried to figure out a way to make this work having to pay 100 percent of the costs...
State-led gas line scores low on credibility

...said.On credibility of the sponsors, the three major producers involved are some of the largest and most experienced...with Alaska North Slope gas) we now have all three major producers committed, spending money and devoting considerable...
Alaska's oil tax: Measuring risk and reward

...investment next year, next year, next year." We appreciate Mulva's candor, and we encourage the state's other major producers to be just as candid -- and give us a similar commitment to future exploration and production. Big Oil is not a...
State incentives give a boost for Cook Inlet

...projects done by companies with sufficient financial resources that they didn't really need any help from the state. Major producers are cautious in predicting increased investment because of the incentives. The combination of those with regulatory...
Opportunity is knocking: Alaska salmon need protection from mixing-zone loophole

...The technology exists to re-inject the billions of gallons of toxic wastes dumped annually, and Cook Inlet's major producer Chevron just announced net profits of $18.7 billion for 2007. But it's cheaper for Chevron to avoid the cost...
A renewed sense of optimism for exploration, once again lifting the hopes of residents and producers alike. Gone for the most part are the days of the major producers relying on older wells. Instead a host of smaller companies are eager to explore, test and prove up the resources...


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