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What others say: U.S., E.U. must engage in Ukraine

...align with the Russian-oriented Eurasian Customs Union.Putin's tough tactics included threatening a rise in natural gas prices and restricting exports. Either would hurt everyday Ukrainians, as well as some oligarchs who back Yanukovych...
Shell suspends Arctic operations for 2014

...hinted he won't prioritize investments there in the future.While oil prices remain high globally, "North America natural gas prices and associated crude markers remain low, and industry refining margins are under pressure" Van Beurden said.Last...
Utilities look to renewables as natural gas dwindles

...Rose said. The state and the Railbelt utilities partnered to build the Bradley Lake dam near Homer anyway. Natural gas prices have since doubled from what they were 20 years ago but the cost of Bradley Lake hydro power has been stable and...
Electric rates likely to rise in October

...2010, the WPCRA was $0.00715 Gallagher said. It's increased each quarter since then, mirroring Cook Inlet natural gas prices. The utility has filed the change with the RCA. The commission is charged with making a decision by Oct. 17.
Renewables instead of coal

...1980s, HEA locked into a 30-year contract with Chugach when natural gas was plentiful and cheap. Since then, natural gas prices have skyrocketed, and HEA has spent hundreds of thousands of ratepayer dollars trying to get out of the contract...
August 23: Fairbanks Daily News-Miner on gas pipeline economics:

...added, only slightly exaggerating the stakes. The state has waited decades for the opportunity created by surging natural gas prices in the Lower 48. It may not pencil out as industry's favorite, but a natural gas pipeline routed through the...
Exxon Mobil considers its own gas pipeline option

...converting natural gas to a liquid form that could move through the 800-mile trans-Alaska oil pipeline. But natural gas prices in the Lower 48 have risen about 60 percent over the past year, prompting renewed interest by companies like BP...
Governors focus on rising heating prices

...used to restrict the country's embrace of natural gas as a new energy source, officials at a national meeting on natural gas prices said Wednesday. ''The country is making a huge bet, a good bet, but a huge bet on natural gas -- that basically...
Revenue commissioner: Gas line would not be 'another Prudhoe'

...consumers at least 3,000 miles away, most of the gas sits in the ground unused. But in the past year, Lower 48 natural gas prices have soared, firing hopes of an Alaska project. On Friday, Gov. Tony Knowles threw his support behind a gas pipeline...
Legislators see spinoffs from possible gas pipeline Alaska's three major oil producers haven't even decided yet whether to build a pipeline, although high natural gas prices prompted them to form a task force to study it. ''This is a promising opportunity. It is not a slam dunk...


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