Alaska Should Consider Producing North Slope Propane

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