1-23-19 Alaska’s Governor Proposes Path To Fiscal Prosperity

Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy's State of the State Proposals Are Powerful We especially appreciate the Governor's fiscally responsible proposals for Constitutional amendments to control government spending and taxation, two of the keys to an attractive, job-producing investment climate!  -dh Read transcript below: Thanks, everyone for your gracious welcome. I truly appreciate it. It’s been just seven weeks since I took the oath of office to become the twelfth Governor in the history of our young state. I’m here today because of the People of Alaska, who put their faith [...]

By |2019-01-23T12:12:56-09:00January 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments


Henderson Rigs Dreams Big Not an ad.  This is from a newsletter that we believe will interest our readers. In April of 2016, we leased our first 5,000 square foot facility and were in the process of applying for our own API Q1 license. For the previous three years, we’d been growing the business very carefully, while focusing on providing our customers a very unique and satisfying experience. Today, we employ nearly200 full-time employees, occupy more than 200,000 square feet of warehouse and workshop spanning five facilities across thousands of miles, [...]

By |2019-01-16T09:46:48-09:00January 16th, 2019|AGDC, AIDEA, Interior Energy Project (IEP), Uncategorized|0 Comments

1-15-19 Appreciation for the life of Chuck Cushman

Chuck Cushman Rest in Peace, Chuck Thank you for your service... "Many people throughout the country will mourn his passing...an American Hero." "Chuck led a very significant life that his extended family, descendants and Americans all will cherish learning about in Ron Arnold’s upcoming biography. A giant of a man, Chuck was a warrior until he could no longer physically fight the battles." "He was such a wonderful friend to us in our struggle with the park service. What a faithful ally and friend he was to us all." [...]

By |2019-01-16T10:15:05-09:00January 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments


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

By |2018-10-16T06:04:52-09:00October 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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

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) [...]

By |2018-10-09T13:53:13-09:00October 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments


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....

By |2018-09-10T08:27:30-09:00September 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

8-25-18 The Venezuelan Tragedy

Esmeraldas We frequently address the Venezuelan tragedy because of its similarities to socialist trends in North America and the effect socialism has on energy investment/employment, wealth production, wealth control, wealth distribution, general prosperity and widespread tragedy. -dh A half decade ago, I wrote about an experience with refugees in Northwestern Ecuador.  Here is that Facebook entry: FACEBOOK, Esmeraldas area.  January, 2013.  Images from minority barrios in extreme, Northern Ecuador, for use in documenting plight of some 200,000 refugees.  Most subjects are Afro-Columbian refugees and some are Afro-Ecuadorian citizens. Clients [...]

By |2018-08-27T08:24:27-09:00August 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

8-6-18 Energy: World – Alaska – Canada

MONDAY'S Energy News: Newly Implemented Louisiana Legislation Seeks to Protect Critical Infrastructure Top news of the week July 30 • LNG Croatia extends terminal capacity bidding round deadline • NYK conducts LNG carrier crisis-response drill • ConocoPhillips sells Barnett shale interest • NLNG seeking constructors for new BOG compressor • Japanese quartet partners up on LNG bunkering • US LNG exports flat on week • Höegh LNG closes financing for ninth FSRU • Harvey Gulf names new board Canada Slow-motion showdown continues on banks of Shubenacadie River  CBC.ca  But [...]

By |2018-08-06T11:45:19-09:00August 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments


BP Delivers Best Upstream Results in Nearly Four Years   Alaska's Joe Balash To Address Heartland's Energy Conference Joins August 7 lineup in New Orleans with Trump Advisor Brooke Rollins, Louisiana AG Jeff Landry, and Assistant Secretary of the Interior Joe Balash The event is one week away, so register today! Alex Epstein, founder and president of the Center for Industrial Progress (CIP), has joined the America First Energy Conference as a keynote speaker. Epstein is a philosopher who argues that “human flourishing” should be the guiding principle of industrial and environmental progress. He founded CIP in [...]

By |2018-08-01T12:09:47-09:00August 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments


Larry Persily's Oil and Gas Briefs For Today Larry Persily No decision yet on Shell-led LNG Canada project (CBC News; Canada; July 26) - Global energy giant Shell is still examining plans for a massive liquefied natural gas terminal on the northern coast of British Columbia, though company officials said July 26 the C$40 billion project looks "very promising." Despite speculation Shell would announce a decision on the LNG Canada project during its second-quarter conference call, chief financial officer Jessica Uhl told analysts the venture’s future is still [...]

By |2018-07-30T16:36:32-09:00July 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments


The LNG Export Vanguard: Louisiana and Maryland Washington Examiner (7/26/18) reports: "Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Thursday christened the first natural gas export terminal on the East Coast, at the Cove Point facility in Maryland outside of Washington. 'We can become a reliable competitive alternative anywhere in the world, and we will,' Perry said...Cove Point is the second LNG export facility to open in the country after the large Sabine Pass terminal in Louisiana. Perry said four more facilities are nearing completion to begin shipping natural gas in the near future." [...]

By |2018-07-27T12:00:12-09:00July 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments