11-19-2018

By |2018-11-19T10:24:20+00:00November 19th, 2018|AGDC, Alaskanomics, Commentary, LNG|

Gasline board approves formation of holding companies Alaskajournal.com Unanimously approved by the AGDC board of directors at its Nov. 8 meeting, 8-Star Alaska LLC provides the state-owned parent corporation with a ... New governor offers hints at Alaska megaproject's future E&E News Speaking at the AGDC board of director's monthly meeting, Meyer talked about the corporation's recent discussions with Federal Energy Regulatory ... With the election over, what's next for the gas line? Anchorage Daily News The dust is settling from the Nov. 6 elections, and many people are wondering whether Gov.-elect Mike Dunleavy will [...]

10-16-18

By |2018-10-16T06:04:52+00:00October 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Canada Enbridge says it will begin B.C. pipeline cleanup, but gives no timeline How the pipeline explosion affects you — and whether you're going to run out of natural gas FortisBC asks customers to turn down the thermostat in wake of pipeline explosion 'I thought it was thunder': Gas line explosion near Prince George, B.C., causes evacuations

10-9-18 First Oil Production In National Petroleum Reserve – Alaska

By |2018-10-09T13:53:13+00:00October 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Joe Marushack ConocoPhillips Alaska’s Greater Mooses Tooth #1 Produces First Oil ANCHORAGE – ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) Alaska today announced that the Greater Mooses Tooth #1 (GMT1) drill site in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPR-A) has achieved first oil production ahead of schedule on October 5. GMT1 is a satellite development of the Alpine field and is connected by road to drill site CD5. Oil from GMT1 is processed through Alpine’s existing facilities. The permitting process for GMT1 began in 2013 and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) [...]

9-13-18 CLIMATE CHANGE LIVE EVENT TODAY!

By |2018-09-13T06:26:28+00:00September 13th, 2018|AGDC, LNG|

The Heartland Institute will be live-streaming two panel discussions of scientists and climate policy experts as "counter programming" of the Global Climate Action Summit this week in San Francisco. View the live-stream at this link on our YouTube page Thursday, September 13 starting at noon PT (3 pm ET; 2 pm CT). NEWS: Alaska LNG Another Big Step For Alaska LNG COMPRESSORtech2 ... Production Inc. (ExxonMobil) and Alaska Gasline Development Corporation... “This precedent agreement is good for Alaska and ExxonMobil and ... Flag as irrelevant Positive outlook regarding short-term headwinds on transitory Permian takeaway constraints Nasdaq The [...]

9-12-18 Special Commentary For Oil & Gas Decision Makers, Custodians of Shareholder Wealth

By |2018-09-13T06:19:03+00:00September 12th, 2018|Alaska Governor Bill Walker, Alaska's Fiscal Crisis, Alaskanomics, Canadian Energy Policy, Coastal Management, Commentary, Crony Capitalism, Dakota Access Pipeline, Dakota Access Pipeline, Energy East Pipeline, Enviro-Industrial-Governmental Cabal, Global Warming, Keystone XL, LNG, Mackenzie Valley Oil & Gas Pipelines, Northern Access Pipeline, Ocean Policy, TAPS and North Slope Oil, Trans Mountain Pipeline|

FERC approves Kenai Borough as intervenor in Alaska LNG By Larry Persily Sept. 12, 2018 All three Alaska municipalities vying for a multibillion-dollar natural gas liquefaction plant and marine terminal are now intervenors in the federal regulatory process, giving each the legal right to challenge Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) decisions on the proposed Alaska LNG project. ...  Scroll down for Persily's full story below (Larry Persily, Northern Gas Pipelines photo by Dave Harbour) Our comment: In Alaska only the oil & gas industry must pay a special, state-wide property [...]

9-11-18 Remembrance Day and Concern Re: Exxon – China – Russia

By |2018-09-11T10:36:51+00:00September 11th, 2018|AGDC, Alaska Governor Bill Walker, China, LNG, Rule Of Law, Russia|

Please scroll down for an important ALERT ALERT ALERT! Canadian Headlines: Even under a drill-friendly Trump, pipeline battles rage on in the US, too  CBC.ca "There is a worrisome trend of pipeline construction projects...."  Globe & Mail Only Parliament can fix Canada's pipeline impasse Calgary Herald Nelson: Alberta's iconic entrepreneurs would be appalled today  A decade later, Alberta project aims to both capture CO2 and boost oil output U.S. Headlines: State and ExxonMobil reach agreement on preliminary gas line sales Anchorage Daily News - Sean Parnell, ExxonMobil and the state agreed to a deal that set future options for development at the Point Thomson field. The [...]

9-10-18 JUNEAU’S BIZARRE OIL PROTEST – AND – 9-11 Is Patriot Day Everywhere In the US, Except Governor Bill Walker’s Alaska

By |2018-09-10T15:14:25+00:00September 10th, 2018|Alaska Governor Bill Walker, Commentary, LNG|

On Saturday, we observed 9-11 and honored all national defenders and first responders with BIG-HEARTED patriots in small town, USA! AFTERNOON NEWS ALERT: Through a Letter of Understanding signed today, the Department of Natural Resources, ExxonMobil, and BP agreed to terms to better align the settlement with the Alaska LNG Project. The agreement effectively stays the year-end 2019 deadline as long as the project continues to progress. The extension will end when the Alaska LNG Project reaches final investment decision, or when DNR notifies the parties [...]

9-9-18

By |2018-09-10T08:27:30+00:00September 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Alaska LNG project gets fast-tracked by regulators, environmental groups oppose KTOO.  The corporation working to develop liquid natural gas in Alaska announced this week that, thanks to an updated schedule from federal regulators, the project could be approved one month earlier than previously thought. The Alaska Gasline Development Corporation says that, while it's a good sign that Alaska LNG is advancing, the one month advance won't impact the project tremendously. Environmental groups, on the other hand, are calling the action reckless.   More....

8-6-18 Alaska LNG Project Hires A New External Affairs Executive

By |2018-09-11T09:12:02+00:00September 6th, 2018|AGDC, Alaska Governor Bill Walker, Alaska's Fiscal Crisis, Alaskanomics, Commentary, Competition, ConocoPhillips, Interstate Gas, LNG, Russia|

AK losing ANWR $ BY CRAIGMEDRED ...The 49th state’s share of anticipated revenues from the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) is on the verge of being slashed by what could be close to $1 billion, and the state’s top elected officials seem strangely quiet. ...last year’s GOP-led tax cut that included a 50-50 state split of future ANWR royalty revenues ...U.S. House Committee on Appropriations approved a fiscal year 2019 Interior and Environment Bill that cut Alaska’s share of  ANWR royalty revenue to 47 percent. The other 3 percent is to be [...]

9-5-18 Proper land management can protect the environment, economy and rule of law -dh

By |2018-09-05T12:25:37+00:00September 5th, 2018|Alaska's Fiscal Crisis, Alaskanomics, Commentary, Global Warming, LNG, Rule Of Law|

Our opinion:  Nationwide--including Alaska and California--national forest and park lands and land monuments should be physically and scientifically managed in a way that best supports sustained yield management.   Ironically, this scientific approach not only contributes to jobs and economic strength, but also best protects the environment when pursued in accordance with well established permitting regulations.  It also protects against erosion of the rule of law.   -dh The LA Times Inadvertently Admits Trump Is Right About What’s Causing California’s Massive Wildfires https://dailycaller.com/2018/09/02/la-times-trump-california-wildfires/ Adopting more active forest management policies such as [...]

9-4-2018

By |2018-09-04T13:16:05+00:00September 4th, 2018|LNG, Trans Mountain Pipeline|

Oil Search Adds Alaska To Its Tropical PNG Base And Becomes A Takeover Target Forbes.  Oil Search Adds Alaska To Its Tropical PNG Base And Becomes A ... One of the lowest cost LNG projects in the Asia Pacific region PNG LNG is ... Texas LNG gets Ferc timing outline Upstream Online.  Texas LNG said it now anticipates receiving this final Ferc order in the ... LNG in Louisiana, Alaska LNG, Annova in Brownsville, Freeport LNG Train 4 ... The end of Trans Mountain may actually hurt the environment, argues consultant CBC.ca.  An environmental consultant argues that not building the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion might actually be [...]

8-31-18

By |2018-08-31T13:31:13+00:00August 31st, 2018|Global Warming|

Premier Rachel Notley pulls Alberta out of federal climate plan over Trans Mountain ruling CBC.ca  ...   The $7.4-billion Trans Mountain expansion would double the capacity of a pipeline that transports Alberta petroleum products to the West Coast.   'Albertans are angry': Read Rachel Notley's full address - CBC.ca Full Coverage 'It's going to rally everybody':  Calgary business community vows to keep fighting in wake of Trans ... Calgary Herald     ...     Calgary's business community reacted with a mixture of dismay and resolve Thursday as a court ruling put the future of the Trans Mountain pipeline.   WEEKEND LNG UPDATES: Click here for LNG Update subscription Yamal [...]