Alaska LNG Project Updates -- compiled by Larry Persily

The publication Alaska LNG Project Updates is produced by Larry Persily, an Alaskan journalist whose expertise is Alaska LNG and gas line issues.   His affiliations include:

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Publication DateTitle
July 11, 2022 Draft supplemental EIS says Alaska LNG would not add to greenhouse gases
July 6, 2021 Energy Department orders lifecycle review of Alaska LNG emissions
July 27, 2020 FERC denies requests for rehearing of Alaska LNG approval
June 29, 2020 New estimate reduces Alaska LNG project cost, but economics still challenging
June 22, 2020 Mat-Su Borough asks FERC to reconsider Port MacKenzie for LNG plant
May 29, 2020 FERC approval gives Alaska LNG 10 years to start operations
May 21, 2020 FERC approves Alaska LNG project
May 13, 2020 AGDC looks for new sponsor to take over LNG project — or it will sell off the assets
March 9, 2020 FERC issues final EIS for Alaska project
January 6, 2020 State finishes answering questions for Alaska LNG final EIS
October 21, 2019 Mat-Su and Kenai boroughs continue arguing over project site review
October 9, 2019 Comments on draft EIS cite environmental issues, LNG terminal location
September 30, 2019 Mat-Su Borough wants another review of Port MacKenzie site
September 23, 2019 Valdez and environmental law group both ask more time to response to Draft EIS
July 29, 2019 FERC sets eight public meetings in September on draft EIS
July 16, 2019 AGDC cuts staff; Valdez complains about draft EIS; competing projects move forward
July 1, 2019 Draft EIS says LNG project could have significant environmental impacts
June 4, 2019 State answers FERC questions about Cook Inlet pipeline crossing
May 7, 2019 State nearing the end of project information owed to FERC
March 11, 2019 AGDC stays on schedule with latest batch of answers to FERC
February 28, 2019 State response timeline adds 4 months to EIS schedule
February 18, 2019 AGDC criticizes Mat-Su Borough for 'factual and legal errors'
February 11, 2019 State still owes a lot of information to FERC, but no indication of change in EIS schedule
January 28, 2019 Mat-Su Borough says AGDC analysis of Port MacKenzie is inadequate
January 16, 2019 AGDC says it needs until June to answer more of FERC's engineering questions
December 18, 2018 State will submit rest of Cook Inlet crossing information by September
December 18, 2018 FERC denies state request for cooperating agency status in EIS
November 27, 2018 State tells FERC of problems with Mat-Su Borough's proposed site at Port MacKenzie
November 8, 2018 AGDC project schedule calls for work to begin first-quarter 2020
October 24, 2018 AGDC meets with FERC to review what's needed to stay on schedule
October 18, 2018 Mat-Su, Kenai boroughs continue sparring over LNG plant site
October 5, 2018 AGDC defends LNG site selection, calls Mat-Su claims 'baseless'
October 3, 2018 FERC sends 63 pages of questions for LNG project
September 18, 2018 Mat-Su says FERC should stop Alaska LNG review until 'fair and accurate' analysis of port site
September 12, 2018 FERC approves Kenai Borough as intervenor in Alaska LNG
August 31, 2018 FERC moves up Alaska project schedule 1 month
August 15, 2018 Kenai Borough files with FERC to defend Nikiski as LNG project site
July 30, 2018 State wants to participate in federal EIS for Alaska LNG project
July 23, 2018 AGDC says Port MacKenzie "not feasible" for LNG terminal
July 10, 2018 Army Corps adds wetlands questions to Alaska LNG work list
June 12, 2018 FERC requests additional sediment modeling work
April 13, 2018 State will answer most of FERC's questions by June; last items Aug. 1
March 28, 2018 FERC wants project to submit more specific mitigation measures
March 13, 2018 State looks for clarification before answering some of FERC's questions
March 13, 2018 FERC sets Alaska LNG schedule, with December 2019 for final EIS
February 15, 2018 FERC advises state it is falling short in providing information for EIS
January 15, 2018 Mat-Su Borough challenges Nikiski selection for LNG plant site
December 21, 2017 State continues answering questions for environmental review
November 17, 2017 State asks FERC for 'immediate action' on environmental review
October 13, 2017 State responds to last of FERC's initial data requests; waits for EIS schedule
August 31, 2017 State still expects FERC to issue EIS schedule this fall
August 10, 2017 State advises FERC some answers will take until January 2018
July 7, 2017 FERC sends 55-page data request to state in review of Alaska LNG
June 8, 2017 LNG market could get worse before it gets better
May 30, 2017 Alaska LNG filing attracts opponents, supporters
April 27, 2017 State corporation awaits FERC review of LNG project application
March 7, 2017 State signs on to cover costs of FERC-approved contractor for EIS
February 15, 2017 Supporters push for more consideration of Valdez LNG site
December 28, 2016 FERC sends final questions on draft reports to Alaska LNG : Federal review in holding pattern, awaiting project applicant responses
November 30, 2016 Denali Park pipeline routing waits on congressional action
November 22, 2016 FERC sends more comments, questions to Alaska LNG
November 15, 2016 FERC sends 266 pages of comments, questions to Alaska LNG
September 1, 2016 Regulators continue review of LNG project reports
June 28, 2016 Alaska LNG provides more details on project construction
April 26, 2016 Alaska LNG outlines issues for next round of resource reports
March 16, 2016 'Homeless LNG' likely to keep market oversupplied this decade
March 10, 2016 Next round of LNG project reports to FERC expected to start late spring
February 19, 2016 Weak market could delay Alaska LNG project
December 28, 2015 Alaska LNG working to answer agencies' questions
December 14, 2015 Public submits wide-ranging comments to FERC
October 26, 2015 Alaska LNG project shares information on possible highway relocation
October 22, 2015 FERC schedules 12 hearings statewide on LNG project
October 13, 2015 FERC has full workload with LNG export projects
October 8, 2015 FERC asks public what should be covered in Alaska LNG review
October 7, 2015 Hard times, hard decisions for LNG projects
September 16, 2015 LNG plant construction a huge undertaking
August 26, 2015 Cook Inlet pipeline crossing is about making the best choices
July 7, 2015 Pipeline building a choreography of coordinated steps
June 9, 2015 Tokyo Gas sees Alaska in potential LNG supply mix
May 29, 2015 Energy Department approves Alaska LNG exports
May 26, 2015 Alaska LNG reviews pipeline route with government agencies