Ten thousand jobs certainly has a nice ring to it. This article announces that ConocoPhillips, BG Group and Santos are moving ahead with $50 billion of LNG projects on Curtis Island in Central Queensland, Australia. Of course, along with this effort comes tens of thousands of associated high paying jobs, 6,000 alone for the ConocoPhillips Australia LNG project. All of this effort is to get LNG to the premium Asian markets. Come on Alaska, let’s get moving while there is still a race to compete in!