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State geologists raise estimates for Inlet gas reserves

...including some "associated" gas produced with oil, according to Division of Oil and Gas data. Electric utilities in Southcentral Alaska and Enstar Natural Gas Co., the regional gas utility, consume about 90 billion cubic feet of gas yearly, and...
Inlet rebound comes at cost to state during price plunge

...Alaskans is that the Cook Inlet turnaround, no matter who pays for it, has increased natural gas production in Southcentral Alaska, easing a worry that gas supplies might run short and that utilities might have to import liquefied natural gas...
Plans suspended to double wind turbines at Fire Island

...the Railbelt at 20 cents a kilowatt-hour. In comparison, the cost to produce natural gas-powered energy in Southcentral Alaska is closer to 5 cents a kilowatt-hour."We support renewables, but do we support renewables that raise (the...
Voices of the Peninsula: Protecting salmon in a changing climate

...rapid change is not just happening in the Arctic.I study water temperature patterns in salmon streams around Southcentral Alaska. I want to know what will happen as our salmon find themselves in increasingly hot water. Because high temperatures...
What others say: Legislature should stay in Juneau

...ravage the economy of Juneau, where state government is the largest employer.When will the covetous leaders from Southcentral Alaska cease this effort? Probably never.Alaska has larger issues to concern itself with now than this.Discussion...
Tight Lines: Dolly Varden or Arctic char, that is the question

...northwestern Alaska as Arctic char, only to later be reclassified as "Northern Dolly Varden." And here, in the Southcentral Alaska, the tendency has been for biologists to call all char except lake trout, Dolly Varden. It's no wonder we...
Another year of halibut quota cuts on the table

...and the effects they might have on the stock.Under the blue-line information Stewart provided, the catch in Southcentral Alaska, or Area 3A, and Southeast Alaska, or Area 2C, would increase slightly. Area 4A, or part of the Bering Sea...
Refuge Notebook: Eradicating an invasive predator from the Kenai Peninsula

...eliminated. Northern pike are an invasive species in Southcentral Alaska, and they are the likely suspect in the decline...Biologist Robert Massengill at 907-262-9368 or Southcentral Alaska Invasive Species Coordinator Krissy Dunker at 907-267-2889...
Kenai Landing logistics company unveils heliport

...somebody else's bad day," he said. Hyde said he took time and care into developing one of the best heliports in Southcentral Alaska. Except for the two local airports and at Central Peninsula Hospital, the only other heliport is the Offshore...
Business Briefs

...utility that delivers natural gas to approximately 137,000 residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Southcentral Alaska. ENSTAR's service area encompasses over 57 percent of Alaska's population. ENSTAR is a division of SEMCO...


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