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  1. Siemens-led consortium plans to test old Houston well for gasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    A pair of Alaska Native organizations and a multinational industrial technology firm believe they can find the missing link to the natural gas supply chain for Fairbanks in an old exploration well near Houston. Knikahtnu Inc., an Alaska Native village corporation, in a partnership with Siemens Government Technologies and the Knik Tribe, has applied to lease about 6,200 acres north of Big Lake from the Alaska Mental Health Trust Land Office on the prospect that the tract holds commercial quantities of natural gas.

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  2. Suit against tax credit bonds bogs down over jury trial motionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    From left to right, Gov. Bill Walker, Rep. Jason Grenn, Rep. Adam Wool and Revenue Commissioner are seen at a signing ceremony for House Bill 331 on June 26 in Fairbanks. The bill, which would authorize the sale of up to $1 billion in bonds to pay off now-discontinued oil tax credits, is now bogged down in a lawsuit challenging its constitutionality.

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  3. No favorite so far for competing Interior natural gas plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Interior Gas Utility leaders were largely measured in responding to a late pitch from Siemens Government Technologies on a new option for getting an additional natural gas supply to the Fairbanks area. Pamela Throop, chair of the startup utility's board of directors and a longtime Fairbanks commercial real estate developer said the Siemens proposal is "neck and neck in some ways" with the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority's $330 million comprehensive gas distribution and supply build out financing package.

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  4. Feds select Hilcorp's plan for offshore oil prospectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 23 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    A proposed Arctic offshore oil development project by Hilcorp Energy would entail building a 24-acre island in 19 feet of water to access a field of oil containing 330 million barrels of oil that could reach peak production of 70,000 barrels per day. Hilcorp Energy mostly got what it asked for in the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's environmental review of the company's proposed Liberty offshore oil development released Thursday.

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  5. COMMENTARY: PFD should be enshrined in Constitution for all AlaskansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 23 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    My roots in Alaska go deep. I've had incredible opportunities here. At 93, my greatest hope is that my children and future Alaskans continue thriving here in a land of opportunity.

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  6. Siemens pitches alternative plan for gas to InteriorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 22 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Siemens plan hinges on the company's modular "LNGo" liquefaction units that can produce up to 30,000 gallons of LNG per day. The plan is to initially install two LNGo units at a proposed industrial park near Alaska Railroad Corp. tracks in Houston.

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  7. Movers and Shakers for Aug. 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 22 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The University of Alaska Fairbanks has chosen Heather Brandon of Juneau as Alaska Sea Grant's new director. Brandon is an environmental policy leader with experience in fisheries issues on a broad geographic scale, ranging from Alaska to the Arctic and Russian Far East.

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  8. Education College launched with aim to produce more Alaskan teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    University of Alaska president Jim Johnsen delivers his State of the University address to the Juneau Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 16, 2017, in the Hangar Ballroom. Johnsen is aiming to produce more homegrown Alaska teachers with the debut of the UA College of Education this fall.

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  9. Board rejects emergency petition over pink salmon hatchery productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Kenai River Sportfishing Association Executive Director Ricky Gease listens during a Board of Fisheries meeting July 17, 2018, in Anchorage. The board voted 4-3 against an emergency petition brought by the Kenai River Sportfishing Association that asked ADFG to reverse its decision to allow an increase in pink salmon hatchery production by the Valdez Fisheries Development Association.

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  10. COMMENTARY: Stand for Salmon initiative is too extremeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Although our economy is struggling, there are new opportunities on the horizon. At our shop in Fairbanks, Flowline Alaska Inc., we are gearing up for new projects and are excited for the future.

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  11. Bill to pay tax credits signed, but lawsuit puts bond sale on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Alaska Gov. Bill Walker signs House Bill 331 at a ceremony hosted by Laborers Local 942 in Fairbanks on June 20 flanked from left to right by Rep. Jason Green, I-Anchorage, Revenue Commissioner Sheldon Fisher and Rep. Adam Wool, D-Fairbanks. The bill authorizes the sale of bonds to pay off nearly $1 billion in oil tax credits that have been delayed over the past three years, however any sale is still pending as a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the bill makes its way through the court system.

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  12. On trip to Alaska, Mattis preps for less contentious visit with ChineseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    U.S. Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis and Sen. Dan Sullivan, a majority member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, hold a joint press conference before departing Fairbanks on June 24. Mattis called Sullivan one of the Defense Department's "go-to" legislators in Congress. EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE - Defense Secretary Jim Mattis laid out plans for a less contentious, more open dialogue with Chinese leaders as he travels to Asia, less than a month after he slammed Beijing at an international conference for its militarization of islands in the South China Sea.

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  13. Army Corps releases final EIS for in-state gaslineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Alaska Standalone Pipeline, or ASAP, would use 36-inch pipe as seen here compared to the proposed Alaska LNG Project, which would use 42-inch pipe. However, the pipeline route for both are nearly identical until they reach Point MacKenzie.

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  14. OPINION: Employers have every right to Stand for AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The usual ado is being made about so-called "Outside" corporations contributing millions of dollars toward the defeat of the Stand for Salmon initiative that could appear on the ballot this November. While the Supreme Court ponders the constitutionality of the measure after oral arguments in April with a decision to be issued in September, the companies with billions worth of investments at stake have plunked down $5 million collectively for the opposition group Stand for Alaska as of the most recent public reports.

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  15. Millions in federal funds flow toward opioid epidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Look for fairly consistent funding to flow into programs combating the opioid crisis over the next several years after Alaska was designated the recipient of three grants to pay for more treatment and more law enforcement. Gov. Bill Walker declared an opioid crisis on Feb. 14, 2017, prior to the national public health emergency declaration that came from President Donald Trump last October.

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  16. Transport rules examined; pot event organizers finedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office Executive Director Erika McConnell recommended fines of $20,000 for an Oregon couple that hosted the Cannabis Classic on May 19 in Anchorage after pictures surfaced on Facebook of attendees openly consuming during the event. The fine was eventually set at $5,000 with $15,000 suspended.

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  17. Interior gold mine gets new life, $100M expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    It appears one of Alaska's largest mines is going to get a little bigger and stay open a little longer. Kinross Gold Corp. announced June 12 that it has decided to move forward with a $100 million expansion to the Fort Knox gold mine about 25 miles northeast of Fairbanks.

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  18. Walker wants to build on existing deals with ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Bambino's Baby Foods founder Zoi Maroudas speaks at a press conference June 6 in the Atwood Building in Anchorage alongside Gov. Bill Walker and other members of the state delegation that traveled to China in May to explore new trade possibilities. The Alaska trade mission to China in May is already paying off in terms of incubating opportunities, Gov. Bill Walker said June 6 in Anchorage.

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  19. State smoking ban could force revision to proposed pot cafesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    A statewide smoking ban awaiting Gov. Bill Walker's signature may complicate the long-running effort by the Marijuana Control Board to authorize onsite consumption of marijuana at retail shops. The Marijuana Control Board anticipates newly-passed legislation that would ban smoking in all public workplaces statewide could throw a monkey wrench into plans for legalizing onsite consumption.

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  20. AIDEA revises Mustang investment to spur productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Brooks Range Petroleum Corp. has the go-ahead from state regulators and funders to scale back its Mustang development in order to get the long-delayed North Slope oil project into production sooner. On May 31 the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority board of directors unanimously approved a pair of resolutions that shift the authority from being an investor-owner in Mustang infrastructure to a lender for Brooks Range's parent company, Caracol Petroleum LLC. AIDEA will sell its interest in the holding companies - Mustang Operations Center-1 LLC and Mustang Road LLC - that were set up under the original deal for the project's processing facilities and the five-mile gravel road and pad needed to access the site.

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