2-3-15 Alaska’s Challenge of Cash & Energy Shortage: Part II

CEA President David Holt (NGP Photo) was the guest on several radio interviews discussing the Arctic for All campaign, America's energy revolution, Alaska's role in domestic energy production and the importance of offshore energy resources.  Anchorage's KBYR featured Holt on the Mornings with Michael Dukes Show. He was also a guest on the nationally syndicated Radio America: Neal Asbury’s Made in America Show.   Hear the interviews here! The Hill Op-ed by Mead Treadwell (NGP Photo). ...the Obama administration is in a tizzy to solidify its Arctic strategy. January in particular has been quite busy for the [...]

1-29-15 Shell To Explore Chukchi Sea This Summer!

Shell Plans To Explore The Chukchi This Summer! Related Photo Cutline, Journal of Commerce, by Tim Bradner.  Alaska Gasline Development Corp. President Dan Fauske (NGP Photo) said the change in the Alaska Stand Alone Pipeline project to increase the capacity to a 36-inch diameter and use high-strength steel could allow up to 2.6 billion cubic feet per day to be shipped. That improves the economics of the project compared to previous restrictions that limited it to no more than 500 million cubic feet per day.  (Bradner's is one of the most [...]

12-19-14 Chevron Exits ‘Economically Uncertain’ Arctic OCS – Regulators Question Alaska’s Arctic Gas Project

Contact:  Pedro van Meurs President, Van Meurs Corporation PO Box CR-56766 # 1261 Nassau, Bahamas Phone: 1.242.324.4438 Fax: 1.242.324.4439 E-mail: info@vanmeurs.org On December 11, 2014, the National Hydrocarbon Commission of Mexico announced the proposed terms for the shallow water bidding round, consisting of the Bid Conditions and the Model Contract.  Our friend, Pedro van Meurs (NGP Photo), along with J. Jay Park, Q.C., prepared a joint commentary on both these documents. This report is available for free to interested parties.  Click Here to download the document. TODAY'S CEA ENERGY LINKS BP's Alaska Hire rate [...]

By |2016-12-22T22:28:48-09:00December 18th, 2014|Coastal Management, Interstate Gas, LNG, OCS|0 Comments

12-1-14 Call To Action Tonight In Anchorage!

Call To Action: TONIGHT IN ANCHORAGE! Send us your comments to be preserved in our searchable archives! Our friend, Carl Portman (NGP Photo), of the Resource Development Council for Alaska (RDC) reminds us that tonight the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will be holding a public hearing at 7 p.m. on the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for Chukchi Sea Lease Sale 193. The hearing will be held at the Crown Plaza Hotel, 109 W. International Airport Road.  Members and supporters of the Consumer Energy Alliance, RDC and the [...]

6-9-14 Polar Bears Are Cuddly and ‘Political Shenanigans’ Abound!

World Energy, by George Backwell.  ...a fraction of natural gas projects ... will become reality as high costs and weakening gas prices.... Alaska Dispatch, by Brigham McCown.   As political shenanigans continue to delay approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, Alaska voters hold the key to avoiding a similar fate for what could be North America’s largest pipeline project (i.e. Natural gas pipeline).   Washington Examiner by Mark Tapscott.  Another scientist has more bad news for global warming advocates who claim that Americans are killing Arctic Polar Bears....  *** Professor Matthew Cronin [...]

7-13-13 National Ocean Policy Council Update

Here is your important National Ocean Policy Council Monthly Report: I. Mid-Atlantic Regional Planning Body Announces Public Webinar, Membership Roster II. U.S. House Of Representatives Passes Two Bills With National Ocean Policy Provisions III. Great Lakes Boating Magazine Addresses NOP, Calls NOPC “The Voice of Boaters” IV. Petition Cites NOP As Justification For Protection Of 81 Species Under ESA V. NRC Report Calls For National Sustainability Policy, Cites NOP As Model I. Mid-Atlantic Regional Planning Body Announces Public Webinar, Membership Roster   In an email announcement, the federal, state, and [...]

4-17-13 – More Evidence The Administration Usurps Congressional Authority

Calgary Herald by Sherri Zickefoose.  An anti-oil pipeline art show is being sent packing from City Hall’s atrium after officials yanked the group’s permit over price tags and politics. TODAY: Witnesses Hail State Energy Policies, Discuss How Federal Red Tape Blocks Much-Needed Energy Production Yesterday we editorialized on how the Administration's persistent effort to create a new ocean zoning bureaucracy defies Congressional authority.  Over the last several years, we have documented many instances of this Administration's effort to overreach its authority and expand its jurisdiction and control over the American public.  One [...]

By |2016-12-22T22:30:50-09:00April 17th, 2013|Coastal Management, Federal Obstruction|0 Comments

8-30-12 Murkowski Lauds Feds For Shell Decision

U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski's (NGP Photo) office this morning  released the following comment regarding a decision by the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) to allow Shell to conduct preparatory work in the Chukchi Sea this summer.  “Today’s decision is a positive step that will allow Shell to begin necessary preparatory work, while maintaining the highest environmental standards to ensure the protection of the Arctic,” Murkowski said. “While we would all like to see a discovery this summer, the most important thing is for Shell to continue to make progress and [...]

By |2016-12-22T22:31:45-09:00August 30th, 2012|Alaska Taxes, Coastal Management, Commentary|0 Comments
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