8-6-18 Energy: World – Alaska – Canada


Slow-motion showdown continues on banks of Shubenacadie River  CBC.ca  But the company has said it may need as many as 15 caverns, which would be linked to the nearby Maritimes and Northeast natural gas pipeline….

Fraser Institute 

 Suddenly, carbon taxes look less inevitable  (Appeared in the Edmonton Sun) by Kenneth P. Green 
  Manitoba’s premier says the $50 federal carbon price would endanger his province’s economy.

Ontario should cancel existing contracts with renewable energy—not just future contracts
(Appeared in the National Newswatch) by Elmira Aliakbari, and Ashley Stedman 
The Green Energy Act provided long-term guaranteed contracts to renewable energy generators at above market rates.


Alaska LNG

Credit: The Daily Sheeple

Our Commentary:  On the one hand, Alaska’s Governor pretends to be pro-Trump, pro-infrastructure, pro-jobs, pro-energy.

He forwards his message by touting his to date infeasible, government-owned, bureaucrat-run LNG scheme in Washington. 

On the other hand, he supports a Climate Change Policy that would totally destroy Alaska’s economy by converting it into a crony-capitalist, Gordian knotted, regulatory state controlled by enviro-activists and rural sovereignty advocates.  To the federal government we say when considering Alaskan government pleas for support: follow the money, the rise of enviro-activism and the potential fall of capitalism in the formerly great, pioneering state, “the last frontier”.   (See news below.)

More on the State’s impending Climate Change tragedy tomorrow.  -dh

As trade war escalates, AGDC and Gov. Walker minimize threat to state’s LNG project  Alaska Public Radio Network  Alaska’s Gasline development Corporation and Gov. Bill Walker’s administration are minimizing the potential impact of a tariff on the state’s liquefied …

  Walker, Alaska gas line officials unfazed by China’s tariff threat on LNG – Anchorage Daily News Alaska LNG in jeopardy? China unveils list of retaliatory tariffs on $60B of US goods – KTUU.com

Alaska reacts as China announces retaliatory tariffs on LNG  Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman  In separate statements Walker and AGDC officials said they expect the U.S.-China trade disputes to be settled and that the exports of U.S. energy 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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