Alaska Gasline Development Corp (AGDC) said on Wednesday it received the last major federal permit needed before it can decide on its proposed $10 billion Alaska Stand Alone Pipeline (ASAP) to supply natural gas to in-state consumers. That permit came from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in a joint record of decision for the ASAP project on March 4. ASAP is a 733-mile (1,180-kilometer) project designed to deliver gas from Alaska’s North Slope to customers in Fairbanks, Anchorage and other parts of the state. It is also part of state-owned AGDC’s proposed $43.4 billion Alaska liquefied natural gas (LNG) project. “We see Alaska Stand Alone as a backup plan. We are mostly focused on Alaska LNG,” AGDC spokesman Tim Fitzpatrick said, noting the two projects share a common path for 80 percent of their pipeline routes. The proposed $43.4 […]