05/22/13 - 2:18pm
A Japanese consortium working on an independent Alaska liquefied natural gas project has completed a feasibility study and given it to state officials.
North Slope producers and TransCanada, who are pursuing their own LNG plant, also have been briefed on the proposal by officials with Japanese-owned Resources Energy Inc., or REI.
Gov. Sean Parnell’s support for the plan is critical to its success, said Shun-ichi Shimizu, president and CEO of REI in a May 13 interview with the Journal.