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October 2012
October 2012
October 2012
Eye on the Prize: Petroleum October 2012

Eye on the Prize: Petroleum

The Alaska economy has always been dependent on its abundant natural resources of wildlife, fish, timber and minerals, but none has transformed Alaska like petroleum since we became a state. Research done at the University of Alaska’s Institute of Social and Economic Research funded by Northrim Bank has estimated that two-thirds of the job growth since 1960 is attributable to petroleum and that half of today’s jobs and income can be traced back to petroleum.

FERC & DOE LNG Primer October 2012

FERC & DOE LNG Primer

Forget for a moment the challenges for an Alaska North Slope natural gas pipeline project—whether buyers in Japan or China will sign long-term contracts to buy the gas—whether an Alaska project can offer gas at competitive rates overseas—or maybe whether prices in North America will rebound.

September 2012
September 2012
September 2012
September 2012
September 2012