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Big Oil given extra time to pledge gas

...afternoon.The Alaska Legislature is scheduled to convene Saturday in special session, and on its agenda will be a natural gas reserves tax intended to force the three big North Slope oil and gas producers to pledge their gas to the AKLNG project...
Ready or not, here comes the gasline special session

...the project, instituting a natural gas reserves tax on the producers and funding...resolved soon.The prospect of a natural gas reserves tax came as a surprise to at...announcement.Walker argues a natural gas reserves tax is a way for the state...
Walker wants 51 percent stake in AKLNG

...Chenault, R-Nikiski, were briefed by administration officials. A reserves tax is a property tax on the value of natural gas reserves in the reservoir. Hawker said his overall concern is that the governor is veering away from a partnership concept...
Cook Inlet oil production up 25 percent

...employment and increased oil royalty revenue," Balash said in a statementThe increase in activity has also led to new natural gas reserve additions, providing energy security for electric and gas utilities in the region and allowing ConocoPhillips to...
Former governor stumps for bullet line

...and we are buying it from Canada and shipping it here," Sheffield said. Alaska has 35 trillion cubic feet of natural gas reserves with experts expecting more to be found, he said."Gas is for Alaskans and oil is for the state budget," Sheffield...
Utilities look to renewables as natural gas dwindles

...Alaska electric utilities, which currently depend heavily on natural gas for power generation. The problem is natural gas reserves are running down, and the only near-term guaranteed fall-back is imported liquefied natural gas. It's not...
Senate committee hears in-state gas pipeline plan

...small line, he warned, would help the state with another of its goals, bringing Alaska's huge North Slope natural gas reserves to market and spurring new North Slope exploration."We also believe a sense of urgency should not force us to...
Work on bullet line continues

...representatives told Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan's Energy Task Force that the company would not be able to confirm proven natural gas reserves until next summer, said Dave Harbour, a spokesman for Alaska Gasline Development Corp., which is planning the...
Assembly prepares to defend state capital requests

...Slope gas spur line to Cook Inlet. ? Supporting promotion, exploration and development of Cook Inlet oil and natural gas reserves. ? Supporting funding for Kenai Peninsula College's continuing expansion.
Shale gas a bridge to pipeline: Gas development in Lower 48 will help Alaska pipeline projects

...contrary, we believe shale gas does not pose a threat to the commercialization of Alaska's vast North Slope natural gas reserves, but will instead provide the market a bridge to our future pipeline. What is shale gas? This is natural gas...


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