The proposed Alaska natural gas pipeline and liquefaction plant would be one of the largest and costliest energy projects ever built anywhere. Settling on financing for the $45 billion to $65 billion endeavor would be an essential step in bringing gas from the North Slope to market.
A look at how other large-scale LNG export projects assembled the dollars to pay their construction bills lays out some possibilities for financing a multibillion-dollar project such as Alaska's.
This report provides overviews of the financing structures behind five international projects that have arisen over the past decade, in Qatar, Nigeria, the United States, Papua New Guinea and Australia.
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