New study favors Valdez as LNG port
Cook Inletís ice, big tides make it less desirable as a place to load huge tankers for exporting North Slope gas, report says
For Petroleum News
Port Valdez would be a better choice than Cook Inlet for loading giant tankers to export liquefied natural gas from Alaska, a new study concludes.
Valdez, in Prince William Sound, already serves as the pickup point for tankers hauling North Slope crude that comes down the trans-Alaska oil pipeline.
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