Longtime energy observer Larry Persily thinks Alaska will import natural gas to meet its needs, rather than building an in-state gas pipeline.
Natural gas extraction in the Cook Inlet region has become more difficult, and utilities are considering importing it from outside Alaska.
Room 1324 has seen this Alaska controversy play out for decades. This time, new characters changed the vibe.
Leaders of Alaska’s biggest utilities say they don’t want to risk investing in drilling, when imported LNG appears reliable and competitive.
The plaintiffs argue that Judge Sharon Gleason made a mistake when she allowed work to proceed on ConocoPhillips' Willow project.
Alaska Beacon reporter James Brooks discussed the project, and the flexibility it could create for energy security on the Kenai Peninsula and beyond.
Gasoline prices tumbled 5% during October, which helped to keep overall inflation — down from 3.7% in September — in check.
A fuel barge sent to the Western Alaska village got stuck in forming ice last week. Vitus Energy plans to supply the fuel later when an ice road forms.
The plan would bypass the dam and send water back down 11 of 12 miles of the Eklutna River. But some want to see the river fully restored.
A 2015 flood that closed the Dalton Highway to the North Slope triggered permafrost thaw even miles away from the road, UAF research finds.
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski says more than half of the funds are from Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program funding.
State’s draft energy plan highlights familiar Alaska megaprojects, offers vague plans for renewables
The draft lays out some broad intentions to bring more renewable energy to the state. It also calls for the controversial Alaska LNG pipeline.
The announcement comes amid looming natural gas shortages, and concerns about energy security in the Railbelt area, from Homer to Fairbanks.
Doyon, the regional Native corporation for Interior Alaska, owns 10-12 miles of the two primary planned routes of the 211-mile Ambler Road.
John Wagner with Northstar Gas said that the last of the villages, Nunapitchuk, will probably receive its fuel by the weekend.
State regulators propose a civil punishment for last year's gas blowout at Alpine
The Legislature and Alaska's congressional delegation have jointly filed an amicus brief urging the judge not to grant an injunction.
Changed assumptions about tax credits, oil prices and other factors resulted in an estimate of early cash losses over a shorter period.
ConocoPhillips says it now monitors well pressure more closely and would use more cement to reinforce its wells if needed.
What organizers called the “Great Alaska Credit Card Chainsaw Massacre” was among national protests for Tuesday's “Stop Dirty Banks Day of Action.”
Larry Persily wants the state to consider selling carbon credits for keeping the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's oil and gas in the ground.
A day after President Biden approved the controversial North Slope oil development, opponents sought to stop it from moving forward.
What we know about the permit ConocoPhillips won in the National Petroleum Reserve and the new limits Biden is imposing on drilling there.
The Biden administration announced Monday that it will approve ConocoPhillips' Willow project in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.
The state is asking for public comments on new rules for siting small nuclear reactors, like one planned for Eielson Air Force Base.
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