1-20-2020 RCA Rejects Hilcorp-BP Filing And Orders A Hearing – Climate Change: What Do You Believe?

By |2020-01-20T12:10:30-09:00January 19th, 2020|Alyeska Pipeline Service Company, BP, Commentary, Global Warming, TAPS and North Slope Oil|

Kids' climate change lawsuit tossed out by federal appeals court Publisher's note: Don't forget that the UN Climate Chief admitted that the goal of  the Climate Change movement is not to save the environment, but TO KILL CAPITALISM!  Lest we forget.  -dh WATCH: The 'Greta' of Climate Realism We met this amazing young lady in Madrid at COP25 last week. Just 19 years old, Naomi Seibt is drawing comparisons to Greta Thunberg. But other than their shared youth, there is really no comparison. Instead of being used by the adults [...]

1-11-2020 Canadian Aboriginals (With Eco-Extremist Allies) Continue To Bite The Energy Hand That Feeds Western — and Federal Economies

By |2020-01-11T13:40:34-09:00January 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Who cares about Canadian jobs, tax revenue and state-of-the-art, safe oil & gas activity! 'We don't give consent': Portage and Main round dance shows solidarity for Wet'suwet'en in ... CBC.ca Hereditary chiefs oppose pipeline slated to go through traditional ... Earlier this week, the natural gas pipeline company posted an injunction order ...

1-10-2020 Thar’s Gold In Them Thar Hills! … Gold and Oil are Geese That Lay Golden Economic Eggs

By |2020-01-10T15:41:25-09:00January 10th, 2020|Alaskanomics, ANWR, Arctic Policy, ConocoPhillips, Federal Progress|

NEWS BULLETIN January 10, 2020 --- Vol. 26, No.03 January 2020 Readers, this is a complimentary copy of today's bulletin that is normally sent only to our paid News Bulletin Service subscribers. The bulletins are emailed periodically with the latest breaking major news, often uncovered by Petroleum News staff OR breaking news that we have been given exclusive early access to. To subscribe to our News Bulletin Service please reply to this email and at a rate of $3.39 per week we will include you for 1 or 2 [...]

1-9-2010 Gasline Gambling Goes On

By |2020-01-10T15:57:07-09:00January 9th, 2020|AGDC|

Former Alaska Gasline Development Corp. President Keith Meyer speaks to the board of directors in Anchorage on Jan. 9. Meyer made a pitch to the board to let him retake the reins of the project with an as-yet-unnamed financial backer. (Photo by Elwood Brehmer) At a Thursday morning meeting in Anchorage, the former leader of the roughly $40 billion Alaska LNG Project in Gov. Bill Walker’s administration made a last pitch to take it over again with private backers. Keith Meyer — who was president of the state-owned Alaska Gasline [...]

12-07-19 Harbour Memories Of Pearl Harbor Day

By |2019-12-07T15:49:41-09:00December 7th, 2019|Commentary, Japan|

This Pearl Harbor Day Story Is Reproduced From An Editorial We Provided HEREIN On December 7, 2012, During the Obama Administration.  Under Current US Leadership And World Conditions, We Would Not Hesitate To Again Sign Up For Military Service.  Until Then, We Shall Continue To Defend American Principles, As Best We Can, Against The Socialist Attacks From The "Enemies Within".   Here, Must Read Alaska provides this and many other memories.    -dh Remembering Pearl Harbor 12-7-12 Reprint of Commentary by Dave Harbour Dad and Mom, Col. and Mrs. Dave Harbour, [...]

11-30-19 RDC Conference Touts O&G. Mining, Tourism, Ocean Policy, Forestry Opportunity

By |2019-11-30T15:23:14-09:00November 30th, 2019|Alaska Taxes, Alaska's Fiscal Crisis, Alaskanomics, ANWR, Arctic Policy, China, ConocoPhillips, Control Government Spending, Japan, LNG, NPR-A, Ocean Policy|

Alaskanomics's Blog The 40th Annual Alaska Resources ConferencePosted: 29 Nov 2019 03:37 PM PSTLast week, the Resource Development Council (RDC) hosted its 40th Annual Alaska Resources Conference in Anchorage. The event is the chance for leaders from the tourism, fishery, oil and gas, mining, and forestry industries to come together and share highlights and frustrations from the past year and look forward to the coming year.Overall the presenters and attendees were optimistic about the future of the resources industries in Alaska. There were concerns due to the tariffs being raised on fish, timber, [...]


By |2019-11-25T03:58:59-09:00November 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Oh, Canada! No excitement at all' as oilpatch interest wanes for drilling rights auctions.  CBC.ca  A key indicator of future oil and gas drilling activity in Western Canada is sliding lower as the industry deals with a lack of pipeline capacity, Alberta oil ... Global Warming Policy Forum: Fracking Saved Americans $1.1 Trillion Over Past Decade, New Report     A new report prepared by Kleinhenz & Associates for the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program shows increased oil and natural gas production from hydraulic fracturing has saved American consumers $1.1 trillion in the decade from 2008 to [...]

11-22-19 CeraWeek In Houston. Why Go?

By |2019-11-22T14:58:39-09:00November 22nd, 2019|Alternate Energy, Alyeska Pipeline Service Company, ANWR, Arctic Policy, Canadian Energy Policy, China, Coastal Management, Dakota Access Pipeline, Dakota Access Pipeline, Energy Calendar Dates, Energy East Pipeline, FERC, Fracking, Global Warming, History, Interstate Gas, Intrastate Gas, Japan, Keystone XL, LNG, Mackenzie Valley Oil & Gas Pipelines, NARUC, NEB, Northern Access Pipeline, NPR-A, Ocean Policy, OCS, Personal, Rule Of Law, Russia, TAPS and North Slope Oil, Trans Mountain Pipeline, Trump Administration Energy Initiatives|

Q.  Why should our readers attend CeraWeek in Houston? Dan Yergin, NGP file photo, by Dave Harbour (NARUC). A.  Because our old friend from Arctic Gas days in the '70s, Daniel Yergin, invites us to the most important energy conference of the year! (Note: Daniel Yergin, Vice Chairman IHS Markit, CERAWeek Chairman and James Rosenfield, Senior Vice President, IHS Markit, CERAWeek Founder & Co-Chairman, co-host CERAWeek.) Waves of Change: Charting the Energy Future Energy Secretary Rick Perry. NGP file Photo by Dave Harbour Strategic confrontation and fractious geopolitics, disruptive [...]

11-20-19 Quo Vadis, Canada?

By |2019-11-21T14:22:28-09:00November 20th, 2019|Canadian Energy Policy, Government Waste, What The Other Side Is Up To|

Oh, Canada!  Where art thy liberals taking thee? BC introduces gas price transparency law forcing companies to reveal data Calgary Herald  No one from the Canadian Fuels Association, the voice of transportation fuels industry in Canada, was immediately available to comment on the ... Environment groups say climate change should dominate cabinet mandate  Calgary Herald  The shuffle is to be the first sign of the tone Trudeau will set as the head of a ... pipeline expansion and grow Canada's liquefied natural gas sector. One year on, most oil-and-gas bailout money has moved, federal government says  CBC.ca  Canada's $1.6-billion bailout for Alberta's battered oil industry [...]

11-18-19 Last Day To Register For Alaska’s Greatest Multi-Resource Conference!

By |2019-11-18T11:27:27-09:00November 18th, 2019|ACES, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, Alaska Taxes, Alaska's Fiscal Crisis, Alaskanomics, Commentary, LNG, Sue & Settle|

Dedicated pioneer of Alaska resource education and information, Carl Portman, announces retirement. Petroleum News Alaska, by Kay Cashman.  The Resource Development Council for Alaska will lose one of its most valuable employees at the end of June, Deputy Director Carl Portman. Among many other duties, Portman has been responsible for the impressive list of presenters at the association's conference every November. Set to retire June 30 after what will be 39 years with RDC, Portman said he will be leaving after the association’s annual meeting. “I still plan to [...]

11-17-19 Another Oil Tax Debate?!

By |2019-11-17T17:55:33-09:00November 17th, 2019|Alaska Governor Bill Walker, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, Alaska Taxes, Alaska's Fiscal Crisis, Alaskanomics|

Another oil tax debate: With a ballot measure effort advancing, the Legislature needs to hold hearings Fairbanks Daily News-Miner Alaskans might be in for another epic debate about ... Frank Murkowski as part of his effort to get a North Slope natural gas pipeline built. ... A new governor arrived in Sarah Palin at the end of 2006 and oil taxes ... Ultimate Adventure Heads to Alaska for the 20th Anniversary of the Legendary Event Four Wheeler Network This 800-mile-long pipeline transports crude oil from Prudhoe Bay to Valdez. ... bridge crosses the river on the eastern edge of Denali National Park. Opinion: Green [...]

11-16-19, NORTHERN ENERGY HISTORY: Exxon’s Important North Slope Position Includes Prudhoe Bay AND Point Tompson!

By |2019-11-16T08:34:22-09:00November 16th, 2019|ACES, AGDC, AIDEA, Alaska Governor Bill Walker, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, Alaska Taxes, Alaska's Fiscal Crisis, Alaskanomics, Arctic Policy, Canadian Energy Policy, Commentary, ConocoPhillips, LNG, Mackenzie Valley Oil & Gas Pipelines, NEB, NPR-A, SB 21, Sue & Settle, TAPS and North Slope Oil|

Producers 2019: Exxon pursuing two fronts Operator’s ultimate goal at North Slope Point Thomson unit is marketing 8 Tcf of natural gas Kay Cashman Petroleum News Caribou on oil industry gravel pad. Five feet above the mosquito infested tundra decreases mosquito caused mortality among spring-born calves. -dh One of the earliest explorers in Alaska and one of the primary working interest owners on the North Slope, ExxonMobil did not embark on the $4 billion Point Thomson development just to produce 10,000 barrels of condensate a day. Production [...]

11-12-19 Farewell Epilogue and Alaska’s Dangerous Oil Tax Increase By Voters Initiative

By |2019-11-12T04:12:32-09:00November 12th, 2019|ACES, Alaska Governor Bill Walker, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, Alaska Taxes, Alaska's Fiscal Crisis, Alaskanomics, Arctic Policy, Columnists, Commentary, Enviro-Industrial-Governmental Cabal, Government Waste, History, LNG, Reader Comment, Sue & Settle, TAPS and North Slope Oil|

“BOTAX” Dave Harbour Glen Biegel Lawyer’s oil & gas tax scheme threatens Alaska’s economy (.PDF of this commentary here: Footnote Version & Clean Version like this w/o footnotes.) By Dave Harbour and Glen Biegel First, let’s get some ‘housekeeping’ out of the way on the proposed oil tax initiative.  Then we’ll explain why all Alaskans should be concerned. Alaska Lieutenant Governor Kevin Meyer recently certified a voter’s initiative petition application entitled “An Act relating to the oil and gas production tax, tax payments, and tax credits.”  Attorney [...]

11-10-19 Alberta’s Patience Is Tested Over Oil & Gas, Etc. Federal Policies

By |2019-11-10T11:47:05-09:00November 10th, 2019|Canadian Energy Policy, Federal Obstruction, Fracking, Government Waste|

Red Deer, Alta. — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney outlined on Saturday the mandate for a new panel that will study what the province should demand as a “fair deal for Alberta” in Confederation, including looking at ways that will take back provincial powers that have been ceded to Ottawa.   ...   “We’ve had it with Ottawa’s indifference to this adversity. Albertans have been working for Ottawa for too long, it’s time for Ottawa to start working for us,” Kenney declared in his speech to the Alberta Manning Networking Conference.  ...  [...]

11/9/19 Fairbanks Utility Wants To Buy LNG Facility But Is The Whole Deal Financially Feasible? We’ve Never Thought So.

By |2019-11-09T20:13:49-09:00November 9th, 2019|AIDEA, Commentary, Government Waste, Interior Energy Project (IEP), Intrastate Gas, LNG|

Credit: http://www.thedailysheeple.com/the-west-is-on-the-wrong-path_082014 Commentary: With fuel oil prices low and the true cost of serving too few natural gas customers being high -- would enough oil-heated homes convert to gas to make the Interior Energy Project feasible?  Gas rates to customers are subsidized, and artificially low.  How can the repayment of loans to AIDEA be guaranteed?  Meanwhile, the cash-strapped state could be investing the several hundred million going to Fairbanks subsidies for market-based income.  That means the rest of the state at a time of budget shortfalls is subsidizing [...]