Sarah

People

Larry Persily, a former aide to ex-Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, has been nominated by President Obama as federal coordinator for Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Projects. In addition, Patricia Hoffman was nominated to helm the Office of Electricity and Energy Reliability, which has been tasked with creating a smart power grid for the nation. Persily, a former journalist in Alaska, worked for more than 10 years on gas and oil issues for three of the state’s governors, including Palin. Hoffman, a longtime Department of Energy (DOE) official, would serve as assistant secretary for electricity and energy reliability. She has 14 years of experience at the department.

December 14, 2009

Former Palin Aide Nominated to Helm Gasline Process

President Obama on Wednesday nominated Larry Persily, a former aide to ex-Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, to be federal coordinator for Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Projects (ANGTP). In addition, Patricia Hoffman was nominated to helm the Office of Electricity and Energy Reliability, which has been tasked with creating a smart power grid for the nation.

December 10, 2009

Alaska Pipe Unlikely, Says Critic of State Process

The Alaska Gasline Inducement Act (AGIA) — the pipeline development initiative of former Gov. Sarah Palin — used a flawed financial analysis and overstated the “economic vitality” of the project, making the prospects for construction of an actual pipeline “doubtful,” according to an analysis by a petroleum economist who used to work for the state.

November 2, 2009

Critic: Alaska Gasline Process Flawed, Unlikely to Yield Pipe

The Alaska Gasline Inducement Act (AGIA) — the pipeline development initiative of former Gov. Sarah Palin — used a flawed financial analysis and overstated the “economic vitality” of the project, making the prospects for construction of an actual pipeline “doubtful,” according to an analysis by a petroleum economist who used to work for the state.

October 27, 2009

Palin Proposes Legislation to ‘Jump-Start’ In-State Pipe

Acknowledging that the construction of an in-state natural gas pipeline takes priority over the development of a larger pipeline to serve the Lower 48, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has submitted two pieces of legislation to the state House and Senate rules committees as part of an plan to jump-start a pipeline that would tap North Slope supplies and deliver them to the southern region of the state.

March 9, 2009

Alaska’s Palin Proposes Legislation to ‘Jump-Start’ In-State Pipe

Acknowledging that the construction of an in-state natural gas pipeline takes priority over the development of a larger pipeline to serve the Lower 48 states, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has submitted two pieces of legislation to the state House and Senate rules committees as part of an action plan to jump-start a pipeline that would tap North Slope supplies and deliver them to the southern region of the state.

March 3, 2009

Alaska Governor: In-State Gasline Five Years Away

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will introduce legislation to spur development of a pipeline to serve the state’s gas-starved Southcentral region, she told lawmakers Thursday. This came one day after entities working on two separate in-state projects said they were not collaborating, despite a partnership announcement by the state last summer that called for them to work together.

January 26, 2009

Alaska Governor: In-State Gasline Done in Five Years

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will introduce legislation to spur development of a pipeline to serve the state’s gas-starved Southcentral region, she told lawmakers Thursday. This came one day after entities working on two separate in-state projects said they were not collaborating, despite a partnership announcement by the state last summer that called for them to work together.

January 26, 2009

McCain Favors ‘Drill Here Drill Now;’ Obama More Tepid

With the clock ticking down to election day, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin last week tried to capture the vote of producers and other proponents of onshore and offshore drilling, saying that a McCain administration would support a policy of “drill here and drill now.”

November 3, 2008

Palin Continues to Tout GOP Mantra of ‘Drill Here and Drill Now’

Calling for greater energy security and independence, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin Wednesday said a John McCain administration would put in place policies for producers to “drill here and drill now” on both land and offshore.

October 30, 2008
‹ Previous 1 2 3 5