TOTE is the first maritime company to convert its entire fleet to liquified natural gas, using the fuel on both vessels that sail between Anchorage and Tacoma, Washington.
There’s now a plan to transport stranded North Slope gas to another market, with the bonus of providing affordable heat to the Interior.
The Interior Gas Utility is looking to the North Slope, instead of Cook Inlet, for a long-term energy supply, agreeing with Harvest Alaska to build a new LNG plant.
The governor met with Japanese companies, utilities, and government ministries about procuring Alaska’s natural gas and possible future fuels.
Petroleum under the North Slope and methane under Cook Inlet have potential for both productive energy from hydrogen and destructive pollution from carbon. In a decarbonizing global market, Alaska needs a way to separate the good from the bad.
A North Slope natural gas pipeline will become financially competitive around 2028, according to a consultant’s report for the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation.
The US Department of Energy has ordered a supplemental environmental review of the full lifecycle of greenhouse-gas emissions from production on the North Slope to consumption by customers for the proposed export of liquefied natural gas from Alaska.
The Alaska Gasline Development Corporation, which has been leading the proposed multibillion-dollar Alaska North Slope natural gas project since late 2016 wants someone else to take over the development effort.
After making a relatively low-key entry into Alaska’s oil scene, Italian company Eni is quietly making a splash in global energy circles, including the North Slope oil patch.
The Division of Oil and Gas received three bids encompassing 10,286 acres and totaling approximately $190,350 in bonus bids from Hilcorp Alaska.