The state is looking to the private sector to produce propane from North Slope gas. The Alaska Natural Gas Development Authority pitched the idea as a business opportunity and fuel alternative, at a conference in Fairbanks. ANGDA CEO Harold Heinze says the easily compressible form of natural gas has long been viewed as a North Slope resource that would become available with a gas pipeline, but economic conditions are inspiring a new plan.
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Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks