Alaska, China release terms of $43B gas export project
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The state of Alaska yesterday released the final language of a joint development agreement to work with three major Chinese companies to commercialize 35 trillion cubic feet of stranded natural gas reserves.
Alaska advances pipeline deal with China, but hurdles remain
The state of Alaska is pushing the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to fast-track its environmental review of the state's ambitious $43 billion natural gas pipeline and export project, despite Alaska's delays in providing information requested by FERC regulators.
Trump's 'energy dominance' transforms Alaska's future
Nov. 8, 2016, was a time of triumph and hope for Alaska Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski as she won re-election, Republicans kept control of the Senate and Donald Trump won the presidency. She confidently asserted that the new president would pave the way for oil and gas development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Now, a year later, the Republicans are closer than ever to opening ANWR to drilling.
Trump lawyers, enviros square off over drilling expansion
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Lawyers for the Trump administration and the oil industry yesterday asked a federal district court judge here to dismiss a lawsuit by environmentalists challenging President Trump's decision to allow expanded drilling in the outer continental shelf.
Seismic data raises hopes of 'saturated' reserves in NPR-A
ANCHORAGE — In late October, a team of U.S. Geological Survey researchers flew to Alaska to search through computer files containing North Slope oil and gas seismic data collected over the years by the Bureau of Land Management and stored at Bureau of Ocean Energy Management offices here.