4-2-17 This Week’s Petroleum News

From Petroleum News Alaska

 

  • REI closing down – 04/02/2017 (Full story) Resources Energy Inc., a Japanese company that has been pursuing the potential exporting of liquefied natural gas from the Cook Inlet basin, is closing its Alaska operations. Mary Ann Pease, the company’s Alaska vice president, told Petroleum News on March 28 that the company has been unable to secu….
  • Cook Inlet field shut-in – 04/02/2017 (Full story) In response to a continuing natural gas pipeline leak under Cook Inlet, Hilcorp Alaska has shut in its Middle Ground Shoal oil field, the company has announced. “Shutting in wells and idling lines and equipment in very cold temperatures creates a known risk of freeze up and potential rupture,” Hilco….
  • Trump(eting) merits of XL – 04/02/2017 (Full story) After nine years of being put through the United States regulatory, legislative and legal grinder, TransCanada has secured a Presidential Permit for its Keystone XL pipeline. But the road ahead is far from certain for the US$8 billion project. Standing behind President Donald Trump in the White Ho….

 

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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,p 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. His 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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