Alaska Legislative Budget and Audit Committee

23rd Legislature Interim Hearings: July 2004

June 20, 2013

LB&A Committee Agenda – Senate Resources Committee
Hearing on Gas Pipeline Costs and Tariffs, Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline

July 28-29, 2004

The Legislative Budget & Audit Committee and Senate Resources Committee will conduct three joint hearings this summer on Alaska natural gas pipeline issues. All hearings will be held in Anchorage at the Legislative Information Offices, 716 West Fourth Avenue, in the second floor conference room. The schedule for the second hearing is set forth below.

Second Hearing: July 28-29, 2004
Access to Original and Expansion Capacity

July 28 Full Minutes

10:00 In Need of Access: Alaska’s Known and Potential Gas Resources
David Houseknecht, Research Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey
Mark Myers, Director, Division of Oil and Gas, Dept. of Natural Resources
Minutes

10:45 Original and Expansion Capacity: What Volumes, When, on What Terms, and at What Price?
Pete Frost, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Gas & Power Marketing Group, ConocoPhillips, on behalf of producers BP, ConocoPhillips, and ExxonMobil
Minutes

11:30 Access to Capacity for Producers and Explorers Without an Ownership Interest in or Effective Control of the Pipeline
Mark Hanley, Manager, Public Affairs for Alaska, Anadarko
Minutes

12:15 Lunch (provided)

1:15 Access to Capacity for Alaskan Communities
Charlie Cole, Board of Directors, Alaska Gasline Port Authority
Minutes

1:45 State Revenue Issues of Gasline Expansion
Larry Persily, Special Assistant to the Commissioner, Dept. of Revenue
Minutes
Presentation 1

2:15 Access to Capacity for Alaskan Utilities
Anthony Izzo, President, ENSTAR Natural Gas Company
Minutes
Presentation 1

2:45 Access Under Current Law vs. Access Under Proposed Changes to Federal Law
Robert “Bob” Loeffler, Senior Partner, Morrison & Foerster, for Dept. of Law
Minutes
Presentation 1

3:15 Break

3:30 Volumes, Timing, Terms, and Price of Access With 36”, 48”, and 52” Pipelines
Minutes

4:15 The Array of State Tools for Improving Access
Marty Rutherford, Deputy Commissioner, Alaska Dept. of Natural Resources
Minutes

July 29 Full Minutes

8:30 Access to Capacity for In-State Manufacturing
William “Bill” Boycott, Kenai Nitrogen Operations General Manager, Agrium
Minutes
Presentation 1
Presentation 2

9:15 Decision-Making on Expansion
Tony Palmer, Vice President, Alaska Business Development, TransCanada
Minutes
Presentation 1
Presentation 2

10:00 Access to Pipeline Not Subject to FERC Regulation
Harold Heinze, Chief Executive Officer, Alaska Natural Gas Development Authority (ANGDA)
Minutes
Presentation 1
Presentation 2
Presentation 3

10:30 Break

11:25 Roundtable Discussion Among Legislators
Minutes

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