12-7-17 Remembering Pearl Harbor…

… the week Dad married Mom before transfer to New Guinea as a fighter pilot…. Your author was born 9 months later when Mom had been safely moved to Coleman, Texas to live with my Grand Parents.  One can only imagine the thoughts running through the  minds of the young couple on Sunday morning when the full impact of the attack was known throughout the Islands and President Roosevelt made his famous, “date of Infamy” speech to the joint session of Congress.

As we deal with other treacherous foes today, let us never forget.


Gas line deal with China signals diminished expectations

On one day, Nov. 9, $250 billion in nonbinding deals between the U.S. and China appeared during the president’s trade mission. This included the agreement for China to “work together” with the Alaska Gasline Development Corp. on North Slope natural gas, as well as arrangements for shale gas in …
 Readers write: Letters to the editor, December 7, 2017

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but the message in the glossy Alaska Gasline Development Corp. publication included with Sunday’s Anchorage Daily News isn’t clear. It shows Alaskan and Chinese dignitaries smiling and shaking hands across the signing table for the pipeline agreement …
 Tokyo Gas to buy volumes from Alaska LNG

Tokyo Gas has signed a letter of intent with the Alaska Gasline DevelopmentCorp. (AGDC) to buy volumes from the proposed $43 billion Alaska LNG project. Tokyo Gas plans to discuss the details of the potential purchase with the AGDC. “We don’t deny or confirm the possibility of such an investment.

November’s top stories: Tellurian awarded $15.2bn contracts for Driftwood LNG, State of Alaska …

Tellurian awarded contracts worth $15.2bn to Bechtel Oil, Gas and Chemicals for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of Driftwood LNG, located near Lake Charles, Louisiana, US. The proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility includes 20 liquefaction units, each having slated …

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About the Author:

Dave Harbour, publisher of Northern Gas Pipelines, is a former Chairman of the Regulatory Commission of Alaska, a Commissioner Emeritus of NARUC, NARUC’s Official Representative to IOGCC and Vice Chairman of NARUC’s Gas Committee. He served as Gas Committee Chairman of the Western Conference of Public Service Commissioners. He also served as commissioner of the Anchorage Bicentennial Commission and the Anchorage Heritage Land Bank Commission.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree: English, at Colorado State University, a Master of Science Degree: Communications-Journalism at Murray State University and graduated from Utility Regulatory School for Commissioners at Michigan State University. He served as a Vice President for Communications and Public Affairs at Alaska Pacific University, taught bank marketing classes at the University of Alaska and was an English teacher at Los Alamos High School.

Harbour served in ranks of Private – Captain during a 4-year assignment with the Army in Korea, Idaho, Georgia and Fort Meade and received the Meritorious Service Medal among other commendations.

Harbour is also a past Chairman of the Alaska Council on Economic Education, the Alaska Oil & Gas Association Government Affairs Committee and the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce. He is a past President of the American Bald Eagle Foundation, Consumer Energy Alliance-Alaska and Common Sense for Alaska.

He was instrumental in founding the American Bald Eagle Research Foundation, the Alaska Support Industry Alliance, the Downtown Anchorage Association, and Arctic Power.

He also served as CEO of several small Alaska organizations, including the Anchorage Parking Authority and Action Security, Inc. Harbour is also Chairman Emeritus of the Alaska Oil & Gas Congress and past President of the Alaska Press Club.

Harbour’s wife, Nancy, is a professional, performing arts administrator and his three boys, Todd, Benjamin and William work in the fields of environmental management, energy marketing and medicine.

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