Community members might not be amenable to a new facility that would attract massive gas tankers to Southeast Alaska.
Heading into a busy year for the state corporation, questions linger about financing and project structure.
ConocoPhillips hasn’t found a buyer for its liquefied natural gas plant on the Kenai Peninsula. Now, a company spokesperson said it’s going to save expenses by mothballing the facility this fall.
Tim McLeod, AEL&P’s president, says the company thought heating with natural gas could save customers money but circumstances have changed.
Lawmakers now say it’s all but inevitable the legislature will approve the governor’s request to buy out TransCanada and take a larger stake in the Alaska LNG project.
The Senate Energy Committee held its first meeting of the new Congress. It wasted no time in discussing one of the most controversial issues the committee will tackle this session – exporting liquefied natural gas.
There’s buzz in Washington that a recent report commissioned by the Department of Energy could speed up approval of export terminals for liquefied natural gas in the Lower 48.