Alaska to hold critical role in US energy politics

Alaska's oil and gas resources-and the ability to explore for, develop, produce, and transport them-will play a key role in US energy politics in the coming years, particularly under a new administration in the US White House.The exploitation of Alaska's extensive hydrocarbon reserves hinges largely on two main issues: the development of a scheme to transport natural gas from the Alaskan North Slope to markets in the US Lower 48 and the opening of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) Coastal Plain to exploration and development (see related story, p. 66).Topping the list of priorities of newly elected US Pres. George W. Bush is a revamp of the country's energy policy. As...

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