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AIDEA moves to advance Interior gas project, shed utility

By: By Elwood Brehmer Alaska Journal of Commerce Post date: Wed, 01/11/2017 - 7:00pm The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority board of directors unanimously approved a resolution to fold Fairbanks Natural Gas into the borough-owned startup utility Wednesday afternoon. Consolidating Fairbanks Natural Gas, and more specifically its parent company Pentex Alaska Natural Gas Co., into the [...]

By |2017-01-12T11:07:53-09:00January 12th, 2017|Interior Gas News|

State OKs gas utility merger, cautions against repeating past mistakes

Matt Buxton, mbuxton@newsminer.com Jan 11, 2017 FAIRBANKS — The state approved an agreement Wednesday to sell Fairbanks Natural Gas into local control, but it came with a warning against repeating the mistakes of the past. The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority’s board of directors unanimously approved an agreement for the sale of the once-private [...]

By |2017-01-12T11:05:59-09:00January 12th, 2017|Interior Gas News|

IGU board unanimously approves gas utility merger

Matt Buxton, mbuxton@newsminer.com FAIRBANKS — The Interior took another step toward a unified and expanded natural gas utility Tuesday night. The municipal Interior Gas Utility’s board of directors voted 6-0 to approve an agreement to buy Fairbanks Natural Gas from the state and set into motion hundreds of millions of dollars in state project financing [...]

By |2017-01-11T12:03:15-09:00January 11th, 2017|Interior Gas News|

Interior Gas Utility Board Meeting Tuesday To Finalize Memorandum Of Understanding With AIDEA

Submitted by Brandon Smith on Mon, 01/09/2017 - 17:58. Click Here to see Channel 13 News Clip The Interior Gas Utility Board of Directors will meet Tuesday afternoon to take action on a Memorandum of Understanding with the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority, or AIDEA, for the acquisition of Pentex Alaska. The board will [...]

By |2017-01-10T08:47:11-09:00January 10th, 2017|Interior Gas News|

State ‘zeroing in’ on natural gas contract for Interior Energy Project

Matt Buxton, mbuxton@newsminer.com Jan 7, 2017 FAIRBANKS — The plan to unify and expand the Interior’s natural gas distribution network is coming together, but a contract to put gas in the expanded system has yet to be signed. The state is “zeroing in” on a source of additional natural gas for the Interior Energy Project, project team [...]

By |2017-01-09T09:57:45-09:00January 9th, 2017|Interior Gas News|

Gas utility merger sensible: Unification of local natural gas providers makes sense for energy project

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner editorial News-Miner opinion: Soon, the alphabet soup of acronyms involved in the Interior Energy Project could get a little simpler. The Interior Gas Utility is working out the final details of the purchase of Fairbanks Natural Gas, a move that would unify local gas supply under a single regulated utility. It’s a [...]

By |2017-01-05T15:19:22-09:00January 5th, 2017|Interior Gas News|

AIDEA agrees to sell Pentex to Fairbanks utility

By: Elwood Brehmer Alaska Journal of Commerce Post date: Wed, 01/04/2017 - 3:34pm Pentex Alaska Natural Gas Co. is close to changing hands for the second time in less than two years in an effort to shepherd along the struggling Interior Energy Project. The Fairbanks North Star Borough-owned Interior Gas Utility has a preliminary $58.2 million agreement [...]

By |2017-01-05T15:17:41-09:00January 5th, 2017|Interior Gas News|

Fairbanks Interior Gas utility close to merging with Fairbanks Natural Gas

By Robert Hannon, KUAC - Fairbanks January 4, 2017 Fairbanks’ Interior Gas Utility is moving closer to inking a memorandum of understanding with the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority to acquire and merge operations with Fairbanks Natural Gas. The North Star Borough-formed IGU is gathering public feedback on the deal, which would also expand [...]

By |2017-01-05T15:13:12-09:00January 5th, 2017|Interior Gas News|

Interior Gas Utility board hammers out details of utilities merger

Matt Buxton, mbuxton@newsminer.com January 4, 2017 FAIRBANKS — As a deal comes together to unite the Interior’s two natural gas distributors, the Interior Gas Utility’s board of directors met Tuesday night to discuss the remaining parts of the proposed deal. The utility announced last week it is nearing an agreement with the Alaska Industrial Development [...]

By |2017-01-05T11:36:43-09:00January 5th, 2017|Interior Gas News|