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  • 19 March 2014

    The Alaska Senate on Tuesday passed Senate Bill 138, the Alaska governor’s legislation to advance a large-diameter Alaska natural gas pipeline project. Specifically, the bill provides the framework for Alaska to become an owner in the Alaska LNG project and move the project into the Pre-Front End Engineering and Design (Pre-FEED) stage. “I applaud the […]

  • 22 July 2014

    After ensuring that Alaska’s gas could go to Alaskans first, Governor Sean Parnell lauded Alaska’s LNG project for applying to export liquefied natural gas. The application was submitted to the U.S. Department of Energy. “We are building Alaska’s future with a gasline to heat our homes and fuel Alaska’s businesses,” Governor Parnell said. “Alaska’s LNG […]

  • 21 April 2014

    Representing significant and historic progress on a gasline that gets Alaska’s gas to Alaskans first, the Legislature passed Senate Bill 138 on a bipartisan basis. With the passage of this legislation, Governor Sean Parnell’s bill to advance a large-diameter Alaska natural gas pipeline project, Alaska is poised to become an owner in the Alaska LNG […]

  • 17 March 2014

    Governor Sean Parnell applauded the Senate Finance Committee for passing Senate Bill 138, the governor’s legislation to advance a large-diameter Alaska natural gas pipeline project to get Alaska’s gas to Alaskans. The bill provides the necessary framework for Alaska to become an owner in the Alaska Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Project. “I applaud the Senate […]

  • 3 July 2014

    Citing significant progress on an Alaska gasline that gets Alaska’s gas to Alaskans and markets beyond, Governor Sean Parnell welcomed news that a formal commercial agreement has been signed between the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC), BP, ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips, and TransCanada to advance the Alaska LNG Project. “Environmental and pipeline engineering fieldwork has officially begun,” Parnell […]

  • 31 May 2012

    Deputy Secretary of the Interior David J. Hayes met with senior federal and state officials in Anchorage to ensure the continuing coordination of federal responsibilities related to energy permitting in Alaska. The visit was part of President Obama’s all-of-the-above energy strategy to safely and responsible expand domestic energy production and to coordinate energy development and […]

  • 10 December 2012

    In a move to make Alaska’s gas available to Alaskans, Governor Sean Parnell proposed a $355 million financial package to jump-start construction of a natural gas liquefaction plant on Alaska’s North Slope and a Fairbanks-area natural gas distribution system through the private sector, and an area-wide utility. A North Slope LNG plant has the potential […]

  • 9 May 2014

    Joined by hundreds of Alaskans, including pipefitters, skilled workers, apprentices, welders, and legislators, Governor Sean Parnell on Thursday moved Alaska one step closer to a gasline by signing Senate Bill 138. Introduced by the governor, SB 138 advances a large-diameter Alaska natural gas pipeline project and empowers Alaska to become an owner in the Alaska […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The American Maritime Partnership (AMP), yesterday joined with the Transportation Institute, along with U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), U.S. Senator Mark Begich (D-Alaska) and U.S. Congressman Don Young (R-Alaska) to highlight new data from a study by PricewaterhouseCoopers that shows Alaska ranks third in the nation in per capita maritime jobs. The study showed that […]

  • 31 May 2012

    Deputy Secretary of the Interior David J. Hayes met with senior federal and state officials in Anchorage to ensure the continuing coordination of federal responsibilities related to energy permitting in Alaska. The visit was part of President Obama’s all-of-the-above energy strategy to safely and responsible expand domestic energy production and to coordinate energy development and […]

  • 24 February 2015

    Alaskan Governor Bill Walker voiced his support to expanding the size of the Alaska Stand Alone Pipeline which is owned 100 percent by the state.

  • 29 September 2016

    Alaska’s governor Bill Walker discussed potential offtake, investment and partnership opportunities in Alaska’s LNG project, with South Korean government and company officials, during his recent visit to the Asian country.

  • 24 April 2014

    Alaska’s Governor Sean Parnell released the following statement in response to news that BP would be selling its interests in four North Slope fields to Hilcorp. “Today’s announcement means another entrepreneurial company will be working to accelerate production and find additional reserves on the North Slope,” Governor Parnell said. “Hilcorp has a proven record of […]

  • 24 February 2015

    Alaskan Governor Bill Walker voiced his support to expanding the size of the Alaska Stand Alone Pipeline which is owned 100 percent by the state.

  • 23 January 2013

    Alaska Governor Sean Parnell has requested that officials from the State of Alaska be included on the panel reviewing the Expedited Assessment of 2012 Arctic Operations. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar formed the panel after a transportation accident led to the grounding of the drill rig Kulluk near Kodiak last month. “Given the importance of this […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Project & Tenders

    Governor Sean Parnell welcomed news that a commercial agreement for an Alaska gasline has been signed, marking a major milestone in bringing Alaska’s gas to Alaskans and markets beyond. The agreement, also known as a Heads of Agreement (HOA), was signed by the commissioners of Natural Resources and Revenue, ExxonMobil, BP, ConocoPhillips, TransCanada, and the […]

  • 13 May 2015

    U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska has introduced the Alaska Outer Continental Shelf Lease Sale Act (S. 1278) in order to ensure that Alaska receives its “fair share of revenue” from oil and natural gas production on Alaska’s outer continental shelf (OCS).  “Alaska’s natural resources are vital to our prosperity,” Lisa Murkowski said. “With exploration proceeding in the Chukchi, […]

  • 25 November 2014

    Alaska’s Governor Sean Parnel applauded DOE for authorizing Alaska LNG exports to FTA countries.

  • 17 January 2013

    Governor Sean Parnell on Wednesday submitted legislation designed to provide cheaper energy to Interior Alaskans. The bill gives the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) the ability to provide up to $275 million in financing for a natural gas liquefaction plant and financing for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) distribution system within the Fairbanks […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    After speaking directly with Treasury Secretary nominee Jack Lew on the importance of the oil and gas industry to the Alaska and U.S. economies, U.S. Sen. Mark Begich introduced legislation that would share federal energy revenues generated off Alaska’s coasts with Alaska’s state and local governments as well as Alaska’s Native peoples. “This is just […]

  • 2 April 2015

    U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, criticized the Obama administration’s “lack of consultation with Alaska in developing its draft 2017-2022 outer continental shelf (OCS) oil and natural gas leasing program (DPP) for Alaska in comments to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM).” “The fact that the president’s moratorium withdrawing some 9.8 million acres of waters […]

  • 9 October 2013

    Governor Sean Parnell welcomed the news that TransCanada, BP, ConocoPhillips, and ExxonMobil have announced their selection of Nikiski as the lead site for a terminal of an all-Alaska natural gas pipeline. The companies have agreed to pursue the acquisition of property in the Nikiski area to site the liquefaction facilities associated with the Alaska LNG […]