Alaska

Alaska Gasline Signs LNG Collaboration Agreement with BP, ExxonMobil

The Alaska Gasline Development Corp. (AGDC) has signed an agreement with BP plc and ExxonMobil Corp. to collaborate on ways to advance the state-owned corporation’s Alaska LNG project, including identifying ways to improve the project’s competitiveness and secure FERC authorization to build the project.

March 11, 2019

Alaska Gasline Issued Joint ROD by Army Corps, BLM

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management have issued a joint record of decision (JROD) for the smaller of two pipeline projects designed to export natural gas from Alaska’s North Slope to Asia Pacific markets.

March 6, 2019

Alaska LNG Said in Trouble as FERC Delays EIS

The new head of the Alaska Gasline Development Corp. (AGDC), who is steering a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project, reportedly has told lawmakers the state-owned corporation may be dissolved if the project is determined to be unfeasible.

March 4, 2019

Leadership of Alaska LNG Export Project Revamped

The Alaska Gasline Development Corp. (AGDC), which wants to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project, ousted its president at its regular meeting on Thursday, three days after new Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy appointed four members to the state-owned corporation’s seven-member board.

January 11, 2019

Alaska, Chinese Firms Extend Negotiations for LNG Export Project

Alaska and three Chinese companies have agreed to a six-month extension to negotiate and conclude definitive agreements for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in the state, despite an ongoing U.S.-Sino trade war.

January 4, 2019

Trump Eyeing Several Oil, Gas Industry Backers to Replace Zinke at Interior

Department of Interior Deputy Secretary David Bernhardt is said to be on the short list to take over after embattled Interior chief Ryan Zinke, who is facing a litany of congressional investigations, told President Trump over the weekend that he is stepping down.

December 17, 2018
Alaska Oil, Gas Lease Sale Draws $1.53M in Bids

Alaska Oil, Gas Lease Sale Draws $1.53M in Bids

The Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received $1.53 million in bids on Wednesday from an oil and natural gas lease sale in the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPRA).

December 14, 2018

EIS Planned for Potential Beaufort Oil, Gas Lease Sale

The Interior Department’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) said it plans to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for a proposed offshore oil and gas lease sale to be held next year for tracts offshore Alaska.

November 16, 2018

Hilcorp’s Liberty Island Project for Beaufort Sea Approved

The Interior Department’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management* has given conditional approval to a subsidiary of Hilcorp Energy Co. to develop an offshore oil and gas production facility in Alaska’s Beaufort Sea.

October 26, 2018
Alaska Federation of Natives Passes Resolution in Support of State’s LNG Project

Alaska Federation of Natives Passes Resolution in Support of State’s LNG Project

The Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN), the largest native organization in Alaska, unanimously passed a resolution in support of plans to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in the state.

October 23, 2018