2017 BP Energy Report - Briefing & Reception - 6-26-17 - Anchorage | World Trade Center Members (BECOME A MEMBER) Mark Finley. Northern Gas Pipelines file photo by Dave Harbour BP's Market Expert Returns to Alaska This Month For Much Anticipated Global Energy Review BP's General Manager of Global Energy Markets, Mark Finley, will be briefing Alaskans again this month on the company's outlook for energy markets. We've attended his appearances over the years and encourage readers to hear Mark's review at one of his appearances. [...]
Woe is Calgary: Unemployment rate remains the worst in Canada, Calgary Herald Calgary Herald Homepage ... Calgary saw no improvement though — the city's unemployment rate remained at 9.3 per cent. ... Saskatoon, another oil and gas hub, has the third worst unemployment rate in the country. ... On Friday she tied the need to build pipelines to improving Alberta's job numbers.... (We wonder if Calgary's increased unemployment, decreased commercial space occupancy and overall economic malaise has anything to do with a liberal provincial government that seems more attracted to climate [...]
6-9-17 Canadians Weigh In On ANWR. Some In Both Countries Need To Be Educated! Today We Offer — In A Tight Package — A Very Thorough ANWR Reference. With The Reference, We Invite YOUR Comments Below Which May Strengthen The Veracity And Factualness Of This Latest Addition To Our Northern Energy Archives
Matt Cronin. NGP file photo by Dave Harbour Interior Secretary Gail Norton and NGP Publisher Dave Harbour, 6-20-01. In view of how holdover government employees (i.e. of the 'deep state'), particularly those of the democrat or socialist persuasion, seek to undermine the work of a new administration, we provide this example from 2001. It is an Anchorage Times Op-Ed penned by one of Alaska's most distinguished environmental scientists, Dr. Matthew Cronin. Thursday, November 15, 2001, Voice of the Times, Did federal agency set up Norton? By [...]
Different Subjects, Same Tactics The left's tactics have some things in common, most notably that their absence of traditional values leads to conviction that, "The End Justifies The Means". So, we urge our readers to abandon the naive reaction in response to enviro-activism, anti-oil and gas, anti-development, anti-job creation, anti-government growth, anti-government waste, anti-border protection, anti-Trump, anti-capitalism, anti-Christian leftist action that, "Gee, I wonder why they would do that!" Instead, our critically thinking readers should be observing, "Today they are attacking 'xyz' as the newest way to kill capitalism, [...]
DRAIN THE SWAMP Reaping the Rewards of Our Actions by Dave Harbour Of course the likes of Elon Musk will try to stop President Trump from draining his swamp...and opposes Trump's Paris Climate Change withdrawal. We have long thought Musk to be a business genius but we will not mourn his withdrawal as one of the President's technology advisors. For while launching his career into greatness with a series of inventions and successful business ventures, some of his current investment depends on taxpayer and ratepayer support. Thus, his current enterprises [...]
Wednesday Interior Secretary Zinke created a historic milepost for Alaska Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. File photo by Dave Harbour, Northern Gas Pipelines ; yesterday, we saw the president place an equally historical achievement on the world stage Commentary by Dave Harbour Wednesday's action by new Interior Secretary Zinke to unwind harmful Alaska energy policies and signal that "Alaska is open for business" took careful study and courage. Likewise, President Donald Trump's Rose Garden presentation on the Paris Climate Change Accord could only have been delivered by one who both understood [...]
Canada’s air cleanest it’s been in 40 years, stricter environmental regulation may unnecessarily harm economy Canada’s air quality has dramatically improved over the past four decades despite significant population and economic growth and increased energy usage, finds Canada's Air Quality Since 1970: An Environmental Success Story. Read more Our readers will remember what the real goal is of the climate change cabal!
Yesterday, we advised readers about two upcoming conferences, one in Inuvik, NWT and one in Anchorage. Below, we alert readers to consider several more! -dh Enjoy The Kentucky Derby Spirit With An Alaska Railroad Twist! Alaska's Energy and Minerals Sector Could Interface With Other Constituent Businesses In A Great Atmosphere. Join Us Next Week! -dh On Friday, April 28, 2017, the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce invites our readers to come aboard the Annual Anchorage Chamber Train Ride, held from noon to 4:30 p.m., on the Alaska Railroad passenger train. This [...]
We are sure that our Arctic oil, gas and mining readers will find this conference useful: International Business Conference & Trade Show Sheraton Anchorage Hotel Alaska's Premier Arctic Business Event Focused Squarely on Trade, Commerce, and Investment in the Region. Four Ways Your Company Can Participate in Arctic Ambitions VI Conference & Trade Show ATTEND THE CONFERENCE This year, the theme of the conference is New Arctic Realities: The Path Forward. With this theme, we will highlight the following areas: transportation, technology and innovation, infrastructure development, natural resource [...]
Cuomo Blocks Northern Access Pipeline, Public News Service The 24-inch Northern Access Pipeline would carry natural gas from Pennsylvania to Canada. But late Friday, while all eyes were on the state budget ...
Alaska Governor Wants Trump to Back LNG Pipeline “Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy.” —Perth, Scotland, 28 May 1948, in Churchill, Europe Unite: Speeches 1947 & 1948 (London: Cassell, 1950), 347. Our commentary: As an Alaska citizen and federal taxpayer this writer resents and opposes the suggestion by Alaska's governor that public dollars be wasted on his government-owned, socialist LNG pipedream project: in the form of grants, loans or loan guarantees. Conservatives and liberals alike should be able [...]
When we read Frost's, The Road Not Taken, neither he nor we know if the path he took was best. Courtesy: Pinterest Heaven knows we've opined enough on the effect of hostile government policies on the ability of producers in high cost environments to continue producing taxes and royalties for their governments and profits for their shareholders. We've encouraged northern Alaska state and Canadian provincial governments to spend more time looking outward -- to better understand global competition. Instead, politicians on both sides of their national boundaries are [...]
3-25-17 Failing to balance the budget, Alaska democrats seek to increase taxes as thousands of private sector employees lose jobs!
Resource Development Council for Alaska alerts citizens to today's hearing For reference see the jim Janson (lynden CEO) speech here re: solve the fiscal crisis! The House Finance Committee will take public testimony on the House Resources Committee Substitute for House Bill 111 (oil tax policy reform) tomorrow from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at your local Legislative Information Office. Remarks must be concise as testimony will be limited to two minutes. If you are not able to testify in person, please call 844-586-9085 for the call in number to deliver your [...]
Globe & Mail. Shell left Alaska, now trims Alberta and B.C. investments. Alaska state senators scour budget in hopes of $300M in cuts Climate bill faces tough sledding in Alaska legislature (See our related Commentary) Today we also provide our many readers who knew him, an obituary and personal comments about Dennis Hebner, a great friend. -dh Senator Lisa Murkowski. Northern Gas Pipelines file photo by Dave Harbour Murkowski: Energy Infrastructure Is Central to Our Way of Life Highlights Critical Role in Making Energy Cleaner, More [...]
The Oil Curse: Is It Real? by Dave Harbour Our critical thinking readers can review this book (below), decide, then apply their conclusions to the oil, gas and minerals policies of Alaska and Western Canada (i.e. for starters). If I were a philosopher prince, a student of Socrates and Plato, I would have absolute power, absolute integrity, a heart of wisdom and charity; and, I would be a good manager of natural resources. Realizing that both the production and price of resources is volatile, I would carefully husband and [...]