The largest crane in Alaska hoists into place a 200,000-pound roof on the Interior Gas Utility's 5.25-million gallon storage tank on Wednesday, September 12th. IGU General Manager Dan Britton said securing the roof is a monumental step, which will allow work to continue on the tank's interior throughout the winter. The tank [...]
By Dan Bross KUAC FM The latest numbers show a state plan to truck North Slope natural gas to Fairbanks may not hit a targeted consumer price point. Officials updated the public on the project Wednesday, and as KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, they‘re optimistic the price can be brought down. Listen to the full story.
By Matt Buxton firstname.lastname@example.org newsminer.com FAIRBANKS — After much educated guessing about just how much it will cost to truck natural gas to the Fairbanks area, the price came in at about what everyone expected. “The number is less than $13 (per thousand cubic feet or mcf),” MWH Managing Director Rick Adcock told a packed [...]
By Jomo Stewart newsminer.com Fairbanks Daily News-Miner Community Perspective FAIRBANKS — For many months now, our community has waited to receive more definitive information regarding the status of the North Slope liquefied natural gas trucking and local natural gas distribution project from the state’s lead entity for project development and finance: the Alaska Industrial Development [...]
Alan Bailey, Petroleum News The Interior Gas Utility, or IGU, the gas utility owned by Fairbanks North Star Borough, has been planning its gas distribution pipeline network for the Fairbanks area and has determined that it will need a gas transmission line around the perimeter of the city, David Prusak, the project manager for IGU’s [...]
Join us August 25 from 5 to 7 pm A North Pole Neighborhood Meeting (Service Areas I and II) will take place at Hotel North Pole at 449 N. Santa Claus Lane. The program will begin at 5:30 pm. Updates about the project will be discussed at this interactive meeting using live and real time data. The [...]
By Matt Buxton / email@example.com FAIRBANKS—The Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly will consider updating its election rules at its meeting Thursday by authorizing the presence of poll watchers and allowing candidates to file electronically. The proposed ordinance also updates candidacy requirements for borough elected officials and officially adds the Interior Gas Utility's board to [...]
By Matt Buxton firstname.lastname@example.org FAIRBANKS — Even though the state has approved millions in funding, selected a global infrastructure development company and approved millions more for infrastructure in Fairbanks, it’s clear that getting natural gas off the North Slope is still a “massive undertaking.” The Alaska Industrial Development and Energy Authority’s Board of Directors [...]