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October 2012
October 2012
October 2012
October 2012
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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