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Vol. 13, No. 33 Week of August 17, 2008
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


Fairbanks looks at CTL to lower costs

Alaska’s second largest city is pursuing a project to turn nearby coal into liquid fuel, hoping to get Air Force on board as buyer

Eric Lidji

Petroleum News

Around the turn of the 19th century, cities on the East Coast put away their lanterns and began lighting homes and factories with “town gas,” a synthetic fuel made from coal. Today, the city of Fairbanks hopes to do something similar. For more than a year, a public-private coalition in Alaska’s se....

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