Article Discusses Issues Raised by Alaska’s Participation in LNG Project

An article in the Alaska Dispatch discusses royalty, taxes, and market issues associated with the State of Alaska’s recent signing of an agreement to participate in the proposed Alaska LNG project, a proposed pipeline and LNG export terminal intended to access North Slope gas supplies for export to Asian nations.  The article also states that Alaska Governor Parnell intends to ask the legislature for authority to enter into confidential negotiations with participant companies ExxonMobil, BP, ConocoPhillips, and TransCanada on the terms of the State’s participation in the project.

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