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Alaska should have a better approach to industrial development

Last week, Gov. Sean Parnell created a municipal advisory board to weigh in on issues surrounding a natural gas pipeline project that could eventually tie communities together from Prudhoe Bay to Nikiski. While it's laudable that the...
House Finance proposes $9.1 billion operating budget

...increases for staff with the Alaska Gasline Development Corp., which has been working to advance an in-state natural gas pipeline project. The commerce subcommittee, in its report, said while valuable staff are key to AGDC's mission, it was...
Begich: Public money for public schools

...approved an $18 billion loan guarantee whose value was linked to inflation but the federal coordinator for Alaska natural gas pipeline projects has said that guarantee applied to a project that would serve North America markets - which is not being pursued...
3 things to watch in Alaska: gas line, pay, oil

...first full week of work of this session Monday, with lawmakers set to dig into details of plans to advance a natural gas pipeline project and salary increases for top officials.The fight over oil taxes also is expected to continue casting a shadow...
Parnell lays out vision for education

...ones and ease pressure on the state budget - and having Alaska take an equity stake in a proposed liquefied natural gas pipeline project that would be capable of overseas exports.He said Alaska can best control its own destiny if it owns a stake...
Legislature brings gas line, spending talk

...system, which would happen if the referendum were successful. Oil and gas companies pursuing the liquefied natural gas pipeline project - BP, ConocoPhillips and ExxonMobil Corp. - all lobbied for the tax change. Pruitt said he wants people...
Gov. Parnell seeks to advance Alaska gas project

...Parnell's administration is looking to get out from under a 2007 law as it seeks to further advance a major natural gas pipeline project in Alaska.Specifics on how that might happen, though, have yet to be decided, Natural Resources Commissioner...
Official: Alaska eyeing equity stake in pipeline

...multibillion-dollar equity stake in a major natural gas pipeline project as a way to protect its interests and help...Persily, the federal coordinator for Alaska natural gas pipeline projects, said having the state as an equity owner...
Parnell says he'll seek re-election as governor

...suffering from high energy costs. Parnell points, too, to continued efforts to make progress on a major natural gas pipeline project. Parnell has set a series of benchmarks for progress on the long-hoped-for line, all of which have been...
Sullivan to run for senate

...dispute over leases to develop the Point Thomson gas fields, which helped clear the way for progress on a major natural gas pipeline project. Sullivan resigned as Natural Resources commissioner last month, a post he was appointed to in 2010 amid...


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