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Alaska natural gas

Should Alaska Export More LNG to Asia?

December 13, 2012 by Geoffrey Styles

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The Governor of Alaska reportedly met this week with officials from the South Korean national gas company to discuss exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG). Ever since crude oil production on Alaska's North Slope ramped up in the 1980s, industry observers have speculated about the ultimate disposition of the significant associated...[read more]

How Taxpayers Could Benefit From High Oil Prices

June 5, 2012 by Robert Rapier

In last week’s post — If We Only Had a Stable Energy Policy — I mentioned three specific examples of legislation under consideration that create uncertainties within U.S. energy policy. These uncertainties increase the financial risks for those trying to develop energy projects — both for conventional fossil-based projects and for...[read more]

Alaska Congressmen Propose to Axe Multi-Billion Dollar Natural Gas Pipeline

February 8, 2011 by Nathanael Baker

Alaska lawmakers have proposed legislation which would abandon the Alaskan natural gas pipeline project. Building a pipeline capable of transporting Alaska's immense natural gas reserves has been the topic of discussion since the 1970s.  However, it was not until 2008, when former Governor Sarah Palin signed into a law a bill...[read more]