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Oil-tax opponents vow to monitor industry promises

ANCHORAGE - Early results indicate Alaska's new petroleum-tax system will be spared an early death by referendum. If the vote holds up, opponents vowed Wednesday to track promises its supporters made and pounce if they prove to be false.
Big Oil almost erases decline for FY 2014 now out for everyone to see; oil tax reform is working," said Kara Moriarty, president and CEO of the Alaska Oil and Gas Association. "More production also means more royalties going into the Permanent Fund, as a result of the change. It's...
Slope drilling reached record level in 2014

...December through April winter season was 11 rigs compared to an average of 7.8 rigs working last winter.Alaska Oil and Gas Association President Kara Moriarty credited the increase in activity to the Legislature's passage in April 2013 of Senate...
My Turn: The next chapter of Alaska's energy legacy

National politicians could learn a lesson or two from lawmakers here in Alaska.
State releases oil tax regs

...specifically to cause drainage.The regulations were released last week. Kara Moriarty, executive director of the Alaska Oil and Gas Association, said by email that her group was still reviewing them to see if they addressed all the association's concerns...
State | AK legislature
Revenue forecast met with mixed reactions

...million barrels we had at our peak, but we can certainly level out this decline and keep the flow going."The Alaska Oil and Gas Association issued a statement shortly after the Department of Revenue released its forecast and the source book Wednesday...
State | Local

A story in Sunday's Juneau Empire about the Make Alaska Competitive Coalition incorrectly referenced a second pro SB 21 group, the Alaska Support Industry Alliance. The Alaska Oil and Gas Association should have been named instead.
Oil tax reform: New ballot group in favor of SB 21 created Lynden, said that the ballot group is different from another pro-SB 21 ballot group sponsored by the Alaska Oil and Gas Association. Jansen said stakeholders in the group decided not to accept money from oil companies to fund the group's...
State | AK legislature
AOGCC keeps eye on safety, maximum recovery

...people live.Many in industry are not happy with the new proposals. Kara Moriarty, executive director of the Alaska Oil and Gas Association, said the AOGCC's proposals would be the toughest "fracking" rules in the nation if they are put into...
AOGA has problems with Parnell oil tax bill

JUNEAU - The Alaska Oil and Gas Association is raising concerns with Gov. Sean Parnell's plan to overhaul the state's oil tax structure.The trade group's executive...


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