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2609, 2016

9-26-16 Alaska Public Media’s Gasline Series

By | September 26th, 2016|Categories: AGDC, Alaska Governor Bill Walker, Alaska's Fiscal Crisis, Alaskanomics, LNG|0 Comments

Tim Bradner: NGP file photo by Dave Harbour Petroleum News Update by Tim Bradner: "The exodus of experienced personnel from the department has now become a concern within industry and the state’s business community."  Alaska Journal of Commerce by Tim Bradner: "ConocoPhillips and Alaska’s state-owned gas corporation, Alaska Gasline Development Corp., say they are negotiating on a joint-venture organization to market North Slope natural gas as LNG." Ak-Headlamp.  Following last week's Prudhoe Bay plan of development announcement and subsequent tension between the state and the big three [...]

9-22-16 BREAKING NOW: State Finally Approves Prudhoe Bay Plan of Development!

September 22, 2016 --- Vol. 22, No. 35 September 2016 DNR approves Prudhoe POD Tim Bradner Petroleum News, by Tim Bradner.  State Natural Resources Commissioner Andy Mack has approved BP's 2016 Plan of Development for the Prudhoe [...]

9-15-16 Kish Returns To Capitol Hill

We are delighted to note that one of Washington's most knowledgeable energy analysts is joining the office of House Speaker Paul Ryan.  We think our Alaskan, Canadian and Lower 48 readers will be grateful that such an advisor will be [...]

9-14-16 Alaska’s Governor Prematurely Romances Asian LNG Markets With No Economically Feasible LNG Project, Fiscal Chaos At Home & An Unstable Investment Climate

Please note that we have always supported creation of an economic, Alaska North Slope gas monetization project.   We have also observed that continuing efforts by politicians to "do it my way" over the last 45 years have been [...]

9-5-16 Our Friend, Hugh O’Brian, Leaves A Great Legacy!

Dearest departed: Hugh O'Brian by Dave Harbour One year I served as Chairman of the Hugh O'Brian Youth foundation - Alaska (HOBY). Hugh and his black lab stayed with us -- and our chocolate lab, Jake -- during one of [...]

8-31-16 Big Prudhoe Bay Decision Tomorrow: Free Enterprise or Socialized Enterprise?

ExxonMobil Withdraws from Proposed LNG Facility in Alaska, U.S. supermajor, ExxonMobil Corporation XOM, has decided against ... stake through the state-ownedAlaska Gasline Development Corp (“AGDC”).  Yahoo Finance Exxon Backs Out of LNG Project in Alaska, The Founders Daily.  The [...]

8-17-16 Who Wants To Invest In Cook Inlet?

Those interested in gas supply for Alaska's largest population center will want to note our commentary on this subject, 2012.   We would also observe that the Administration's desire to supply gas to Fairbanks from what may well be a [...]