Even though its known that 16 different companies or groups have filed letters of interest to truck natural gas from the north slope, the players have not been named.
The Alaska industrial development and export authority has refused to release information about the proposals.
Alaska statute allows AIDEA to keep the information confidential.
All of those submitting ideas or expressing interest are seeking funding from the state for the project.
Some lawmakers are saying the project is big enough and will have enough impact on the states economy, that the details should not be kept secret.