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Alaska Gasline Port Authority Confirms Asian Markets
(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) When it comes to the cost of doing business AGPA says Alaska is the most competitive.
The gasline would stretch from Prudhoe bay to the port of Valdez; cities along the line who rely on natural gas would see the their cost of energy go down.
There are three options on the table for possible areas to export the gas from south central to Asia.
One being a co-partnership with the marine terminal, the second a stand alone facility in Anderson Bay, and finally a floating ship facility, much like what shell used for the Prelude project in Australia.
AGPA says based on what they were quoted...this one could cut costs in half.
To prove Asia's interest, Bill walker today presented six letters of intent from Asian companies that are interested in Alaska's natural gas.
Walker says the first step to advancing the gas line would be to exercise an exit clause with AGIA or renegotiate with Transcanada; this time around tho he says things will be more transparent.
Tonight on Your Alaska Link