Web Extra: AK LNG Project
On this week’s Frontiers, we feature two longtime political observers – Christopher Clark, who has worked as a journalist, legislative aide and staffer for Gov. Sarah Palin – and Tim Bradner, a veteran natural resources reporter for the Alaska Journal of Commerce.
In this Web Extra, they provide analysis about some of the current behind-the-scenes negotiations for the Alaska Liquefied Natural Gas project.
Gov. Bill Walker has been meeting with the state’s partners in AK LNG – Exxon, BP and ConocoPhillips. He’s also had a team reviewing agreements reached with the state thus far.
During this past legislative session, Republican Majority leaders said they hoped to hold a special session sometime this fall to pass legislation to take the AK LNG project to the next stage.
Bradner and Clark offer insights about Walker’s past adversarial relationship with the industry and how that might affect current negotiations.