TransCanada Shifting Focus of Alaska Gas Pipeline to Develop Project for LNG Exports

An official for TransCanada told the Associated Press (carried via the Anchorage Daily News) that the company would like to shift the focus of its proposed natural gas pipeline to carry North Slope gas to an LNG liquefaction facility in southern Alaska, instead of transporting the gas into Canada. Under the Alaska Gasline Inducement Act, the change in the project is subject to approval by Alaska state officials.

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