As the legislature closes out the first week of its special session on the Alaska liquefied natural gas line project, there’s one question in the air — what’s the holdup?
The executive proclamation comes days after legislative leadership cancelled their confirmation session — and days after the governor sent a six-page letter reiterating that he would veto a contentious gasline bill and urging lawmakers not to override him.
Bill Walker has put the oil and gas industry on notice that he will be doing things differently from his predecessor.
Gov. Bill Walker has dismissed half of the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation board of directors.
Stakeholders in the gasline megaproject submitted paperwork to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Friday.
Mike Chenault is proposing a policy change that explicitly carves out an exception for the board that could oversee development of a natural gas pipeline.
After six hours of debate, the state Senate voted in favor of a bill advancing a natural gas megaproject where Alaska is a part owner.
The terms of the agreement with the North Slope producers and TransCanada have been released.
Exxon, BP, ConocoPhillips, and TransCanada announced on Monday that Nikiski is their top choice for a stopping point.
Field work on a pipeline capable of moving half a billion cubic feet of gas daily is expected to start next week.