Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski held a one-day Energy Summit last Wednesday for the major stakeholders from the public and private sectors in his state, and in his opening and closing remarks he broadened his outlook to be all-inclusive of various traditional and alternative energy options, including the import of liquefied natural gas (LNG). Kulongoski would not rule out any options and said he will soon create a new state unit to ferret them out.
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The poll, taken Dec. 14-17, was conducted by Mason-Dixon Polling & Research Inc. of Washington, DC, with 625 registered voters polled. The margin of error is plus or minus 4%.
The American Gas Association currently is polling participants in its weekly storage survey to see if they will continue to cooperate with its survey through next April when the Energy Information Administration (EIA ) will take over the chore. AGA had initially announced in mid-October that it would publish its last survey on Jan. 2, 2002, and EIA followed up with an announcement last month that it would step in.