Alaska And Alberta Struggle To Save Oil Patch Economies – Scroll Down For Today’s Commentary, “U.S. & Canadian Environmental Laws/Regs Have Moved Beyond ‘Reasonable’ To Becoming Weapons Against Capitalism”

Calgary Herald/CP.  Canada’s environment minister won’t say if the country can meet its climate change commitments and at the same time green-light new pipeline projects.  Catherine McKenna told reporters.... Larry Persily, former Alaska gas pipeline federal coordinator. NGP Photo. See Larry Persily's just released energy links, mostly dealing with Alaska's LNG competitors.  Meanwhile, we urge readers to absorb the wisdom in the AK-HEADLAMP report below: Increasing oil & gas taxes in a low price or any environment is not a strategy that will attract investment [...]

Obama Addresses Alaska Resources as Alaska Leaders Respond Guardedly – Truckers Speak Out – NEB Hosts Inuvik Roundtable And Pays Way For Some Guests

Today's Email Alert NEB.  Comment:  Canada's National Energy Board (NEB) will host a Roundtable Meeting in Inuvik at the Midnight Sun Recreation Centre from 10 to 16 September 2011 and reimburse certain outsiders up to $300,000 to fly in and sit at the roundtable.    We suspect that most of the subsidized visitors to Inuvik will be non-industry advocates.    We imagine the September event will merit some discussion at the Inuvik Petroleum Show next month.  -dh Opinion: American Truckers Speak Out On Energy. The trucking industry annually consumes 35 billion gallons of [...]

Governor Draws Line in Coastal Sand – NEB’s Gaeton Says Gas Production Declining – State Executive Calls Pipeline Situation Urgent – US House Passes Energy Package – Gas Pipeline Panel On TV This Weekend – Shell Submits Chukchi Exploration Plan

HQ Yellowknife.  Bob McLeod (NGP Photo) said the Mackenzie Gas Project would translate to billions of dollars for the NWT and Canadian economy, calling it a “nation building endeavour.” Calgary Herald by Dina O'Meara.  Canadian natural gas production is expected to drop by 4.4 per cent within two years on an oversupplied North American market and a shift toward drilling more lucrative oil prospects, according to a new report. ... Fevered drilling for shale gas in the United States flooded North American markets at a time when demand was soft because [...]

By |2016-12-22T22:33:51-09:00May 13th, 2011|Commentary, NEB|0 Comments

Meet Chairman Caron at the Inuvik Petroleum Show If You Can! – Attend Federal Coordinator Conference on Future of Alaska – TransCanada Trades Pipeline Interest – Commentary: Some Alaska Lawmakers are Adroit

The Deadline Is Friday: For Protecting Public Use of the Oceans and Great Lakes.  Use This Webpage to Easily Comment by the Friday Deadline On Another Example Of Federal Overreach -- As Washington Bosses Seek To Zone (Restrict) Ocean Use. "Alaska's economy is overwhelmingly dependent on oil, and if Alaska is going to maintain a healthy economy years into the future it needs more oil and it also needs a gas line," said Federal Coordinator Larry Persily (NGP Photo-l). "Without billions of dollars in new investment, the longevity of the oil [...]

By |2016-03-13T04:03:44-09:00April 27th, 2011|Federal Coordinator, Federal Obstruction, NEB|0 Comments

Bromwich Behavior Unbecoming – Canadian Editor Expects NEB To Make Up For Joint Review Panel Delay and Audacity

recommendations clearly indicates the governments were justified in their responses and the JRP travelled well beyond the scope of the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline project.  Many of the recommendations the GNWT turned down had the potential to nullify any bargaining power the government has in its dealing with aboriginal governments for future land claims and land use agreements. For those agreements to be fair the GNWT and First Nations must come to the table on relatively equal ground. During these negotiations the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline already provides many First Nations groups [...]

By |2016-12-22T22:34:25-09:00December 2nd, 2010|Commentary, Federal Obstruction, NEB|0 Comments

Feds Assault Alaska’s Economy – Canada Moves Closer to Mackenzie Pipeline Approval – Arctic Source for Terrorism? – NARUC Hears Consumer Messages

  Alaska: A Brave New World for Explorers and Producers by Dave Harbour For: Petroleum News Alaska: A review of federal policy assaults on Alaska's economy.... CBC.  The proposed $16.2-billion Mackenzie Valley gas pipeline is a step closer to reality after the federal and Northwest Territories governments agreed Monday with most of the recommendations set out by a review panel last year.  ...  "Should the [project] proceed, it will do so within a responsible environmental stewardship framework," federal Environment Minister John Baird said in a release     *   [...]

By |2016-12-22T22:34:26-09:00November 16th, 2010|Commentary, NEB|0 Comments

4-26-10 Yogi Berra, the Pipeliner, Might Say, “It’s like deja vu all over again” – Another MMS Deadline Looms Next Week

The Department of Interior's Minerals Management Service (MMS) is taking comment on the current revised 2007-12 lease sale program which contains a strong Alaska component.  Here is a web portal you may use to electronically transmit comment to the MMS .  From this site you can modify an existing letter to send your own letter in your own words, scroll to the bottom of the site. MMS is using a very brief period to build a record to help determine the fate of Alaska and other lease sale areas.  The comment deadline is [...]

By |2016-07-12T16:30:42-09:00April 26th, 2010|NEB|0 Comments

Nellie Cournoyea Says Move Mackenzie Pipe Ahead, With or Without Settled Claims – NEB To Decide By September – Senator Mark Begich Pushes OCS Revenue Sharing

Weigh In On OCS Today! World News.  If approved, the 1,200-kilometre pipeline would run from the Beaufort Sea and through the N.W.T.'s Mackenzie Valley to northern Alberta, where it would connect with existing gas networks. (CBC) The Mackenzie Valley natural gas pipeline should go ahead, whether the last holdout First Nation has a settled land claim or not, says Inuvialuit leader and former N.W.T. premier Nellie Cournoyea (NGP Photo)....  (Comment:  For the sake of the people of the Territories, the health of oil sands production, the throughput of the TransCanada system, the sustainability of Northern cultures and [...]

By |2016-03-13T04:05:06-09:00April 23rd, 2010|Commentary, NEB|0 Comments

Governor Sean Parnell and NEB Chairman Gaétan Caron: Resource Development Council for Alaska Releases “Who’s Who In Northern Energy/Resources” Agenda

Register Before Seats Disappear!     With Governor Sean Parnell (NGP Photo-l) and National Energy Board Chairman Gaétan Caron (NGP Photo-r), RDC Conference Features Energy Who's Who.     RDC’s 30th Annual Conference Agenda (as of 10/20/09) Alaska Resources 2010   November 18-19 Dena'ina Civic & Convention Center Wednesday – November 18th   8:00 Opening Remarks Governor Sean Parnell The North Slope: 2010 Forecast John Mingé, President, BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc. Ken Sheffield, President, Pioneer Natural Resources Alaska (NGP Photo-r) Helene Harding, Vice President, North Slope Operations, ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc. David Moles, Vice President Operations and [...]

By |2016-03-13T04:02:11-09:00October 23rd, 2009|NEB|0 Comments

7-20-09 Dave Harbour Addresses Regulatory Commissioners in Seattle; Much Action Back Home and in Canada!

Energy Regulators from the U.S., Canada, Mexico and beyond meet for the NARUC summer conference in Seattle today and NGP Publisher Dave Harbour addresses luncheon gathering. This morning at the Westin Hotel, assembled commissioners--including members of the Regulatory Commission of Alaska--are hearing FERC Chairman, Jon Wellinghoff, Mexican Energy Regulating Commission President, Francisco Xavier Salazar Diez de Sollano, and Canadian National Energy Board Chairman Gaetan Caron (NGP Photo, 9-07, middle, with Alaska Revenue Commissioner Pat Galvin  (left) and Dave Harbour) discuss energy policies at the gathering of some 800 Commissioners, staff , and other [...]

By |2018-04-28T06:28:22-09:00July 20th, 2009|Federal Obstruction, Intrastate Gas, NARUC, NEB|0 Comments
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