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Some good news, some bad news for Kenai Peninsula industry see what other options might be available to help restart the plant, which shut down in 2007 as Cook Inlet natural gas supplies dwindled. Steve Wendt, Agrium's Nikiski facility manager, told the Clarion that the company will continue...
ConocoPhillips applies to restart exports

...with, according to the export application on file with the Department of Energy.With Agrium in negotiations for natural gas supplies and the state permits needed to reopen their Nikiski fertilizer plant filed for, this bodes well, Navarre said...
Agrium now included in refinery tax credit bill pending in Juneau

...related to a possible reopening of the plant, which was built in 1969 and operated until being closed in 2007 when natural gas supplies in Cook Inlet became scarce. Now more gas discoveries are being made, which might make the manufacturing of urea...
More gas available, but distribution still has weak points

Southcentral utilities are breathing a little easier about natural gas supplies with Hilcorp Energy saying it can meet demand until 2017 by producing more gas from old wells it took over earlier this year from...
District 30 Q&A: Liz Diament and Paul Seaton

...Alaska residents, businesses and communities is a continuing process of extreme importance to me. This includes natural gas supplies, conservation, and expansion of renewable energy. Controlling the budget while providing for local infrastructure...
Gas supplies tight; producers to rescue?

The weather has been cold and natural gas supplies in Southcentral Alaska are very tight. Enstar Natural Gas Co. distributed near-record amounts of gas in its system during recent...
Keeping the lights on

...Chugach Electric expires at the end of the year. With new components set to go online in the coming months, and natural gas supply contracts secured through 2016 with options after that, Peninsula residents won't have to worry about keeping...
Gas, electric utilities explore shipping LNG to Southcentral

...the next few weeks. Importing LNG and a proposed natural gas storage project could be important reinforcements to natural gas supply and security for Southcentral and the Interior. Southcentral has enjoyed ample and low-cost local gas supplies...
Former governor stumps for bullet line on the Kenai Peninsula when the Agrium fertilizer plant closed its doors in 2007 due to a lack of Cook Inlet natural gas supplies.The "$80,000-a-year jobs disappeared," Sheffield said.The Fairbanks-based Flint Hills refinery...
More gas coming for Southcentral

Utilities and oil and gas companies are securing new natural gas supplies for Southcentral Alaska, but they aren't finding new gas fast enough to offset the likely need for imported liquefied natural...


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