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Walker uses veto ax on oil tax credits

...He sees his action as the start of a discussion on a way forward.Kara Moriarty, president and CEO of the Alaska Oil and Gas Association, said the group takes Walker at his word that the state will honor its commitment. Alaska's policy of...
Lunch and Learn events at state Capitol raise questions

...important to have a dialogue, factual information and a chance for questions, she said.Sarah Erkmann, with the Alaska Oil and Gas Association, said Lunch and Learns are an informal, efficient way to educate people on topics of interest, such as responding...
Walker administration won't revisit SB21

...going to "treat Alaska like a territory" that residents should send them a bill for the forgone revenue. Alaska Oil and Gas Association CEO Kara Moriarty said an estimated 10 billion barrels of oil could be extracted from ANWR. For comparison...
State | AK legislature
Walker: Ousted board members had oily ties

...decisions. TransCanada did not respond to requests for comment Wednesday by press time.A spokeswoman for the Alaska Oil and Gas Association said the trade organization, which represents 14 oil- and gas-related companies in the state, did not want...
State | Local | AK legislature
ConocoPhillips: Oil prices won't impact investments

Oil company ConocoPhillips recently announced a 2015 budget reduced by more than a $3 billion from this year's, but the cutbacks won't be coming from its Alaska projects.
Walker's opening choices are hard ones

JUNEAU - Bill Walker is coming into the governor's office faced with high expectations for a renewed spirit of bipartisanship in Alaska politics and the grim reality of plunging oil prices and gaping budget holes.
Walker budget cuts 55 Juneau jobs

...who get worried about high-level state jobs moving out of town. DOR Commissioner Randy Hoffbeck wrote to Alaska Oil and Gas Association President Kara Moriarty last month in response to her concerns about Alper's job having moved away from the...
USFWS: ANWR wilderness announcement was years in making

...that it would take approximately 10 years from the day ANWR was opened to begin extracting oil from the area.Alaska Oil and Gas Association CEO Kara Moriarty said in a previous Empire article that an estimated 10 billion barrels of oil could be extracted...
State | AK legislature
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...


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