4-4-18 On the road updates



Walker asks legislature to divert funds from studying ANWR into public safety  KTOO.  He also wants to split $1.5 million between the Department of Revenue and the Department of Natural Resources to do legal and financial work on the AlaskaLNG project. Congress opened the Refuge to development in December, but there is not a lot of data about how much oil is actually in it.

Chinese bank joins Alaska LNG project.  Kallanish Energy.  A major Chinese bank has joined efforts to raise equity to develop a massive $45 billion to $65 billion liquefied natural gas project in Alaska, the developer said. State-owned Alaska Gasline Development Corp. wants to build pipelines and associated infrastructure to process state gas into LNG.

Gas pipeline project may protect Alaska in trade war.  KTVA.  … says he believes Alaska’s potential partnership with China on a natural gas pipeline project, Alaska LNG, may protect Alaskan products from national trade … “If they have an ongoing interest, which they’re showing at this time, in Alaska’s natural gas, it may help us in how they determine what products …

Energy Infrastructure Supporting the LNG Export Success Story.  Economics21.  The only previously active terminal in the country, Kenai LNG Terminal in Alaska, ceased operations in 2015. Fortunately, the approval and construction of new LNG terminals has substantially increased capacity and helped facilitate strong export growth. The Sabine Pass terminal in Louisiana began …


Canadian and American oil price differential should ease this year, forecast says.  Calgary Herald.  The report sees a “bleak” outlook over the next two years for Canadian gasprices, which are forecast to average less than $2 per thousand cubic feet as American production and export volumes increase. “With the risk of more pipeline outages this summer and continued strong production growth in the ….

Varcoe: Transportation bottlenecks squeeze two key Alberta sectors.  Calgary Herald.  Two transportation issues are squeezing Alberta’s economy today: a grain backlog facing farmers and a lack of pipeline capacity crimping petroleum producers. The problems on both fronts threaten to get worse if Canada can’t get more oil pipelines built in the coming years. “We do need to be able to …

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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, 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, the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce, the Export Council of Alaska and the Department of Commerce's District Export Council. He is a past President of the Alaska Press Club, American Bald Eagle Foundation, Consumer Energy Alliance-Alaska and Common Sense for Alaska.Harbour was instrumental in founding the American Bald Eagle Research Institute (UAS), the Alaska Support Industry Alliance, the Downtown Anchorage Business Partnership, 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.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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