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2019 Press Releases

STATEMENT ON DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW

Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC) Interim President Joe Dubler issued the following comment after publication of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Alaska LNG project:

“Alaska LNG holds the potential for significant environmental, energy, economic, and employment benefits for Alaskans. Publication of the draft Environmental Impact Statement represents substantial progress toward obtaining the authorization required to build and operate this project.

“We will now begin to thoroughly examine this comprehensive document to understand the commission’s recommendations. The ongoing permitting process incorporates 150,000 pages of data and should give Alaskans confidence that the project’s merits and impacts are being rigorously scrutinized.”

The draft EIS may be viewed and downloaded from FERC’s website (https://www.ferc.gov/industries/gas/enviro/eis/2019/06-28-19-DEIS.asp).

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ALASKA LNG COLLABORATION AGREEMENT WITH BP & EXXONMOBIL

The Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC) has signed an agreement with BP and ExxonMobil to collaborate on ways to advance the Alaska LNG project by working together to identify ways to improve the project’s competitiveness, and progress the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission authorization to construct the project.

AGDC Interim President Joe Dubler said, “Our respective organizations share an interest in the successful commercialization of Alaska’s stranded North Slope natural gas. BP and ExxonMobil possess world-class LNG expertise which may help AGDC responsibly advance this project with maximum efficiency for the benefit of Alaskans, and I welcome their collaboration.”

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AGDC DIRECTORS ELECTS NEW LEADERSHIP, APPOINTS AGDC VETERAN JOE DUBLER AS INTERIM PRESIDENT

At today’s regularly scheduled Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC) Board of Directors’ meeting, the board elected new leadership, selecting Doug Smith as board chair, Dan Coffey as vice chair, and Warren Christian as secretary and treasurer.

The board also named Joe Dubler as interim president, effective immediately. Mr. Dubler held senior AGDC leadership positions between 2010 and 2016, including serving as vice president of commercial operations and chief financial officer. Most recently, Mr. Dubler has served as executive vice president of finance and administration for Cook Inlet Housing Authority and will begin his new position on a full-time basis in mid-February after a transition period.

Mr. Dubler replaces outgoing AGDC President Keith Meyer.

AGDC Board Chair Doug Smith said, “Joe has the right experience to advance AGDC’s mission of commercializing Alaska’s vast but stranded North Slope gas supply for the benefit of all Alaskans, including access to affordable, cleaner, reliable energy and new revenue to fuel Alaska’s future.”

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