Big Oil almost erases decline for FY 2014

...working," said Kara Moriarty, president and CEO of the Alaska Oil and Gas Association. "More production also means more...state revenue comes from oil royalties and taxes. The Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, an independent state...
My Turn: Be careful what you vote for

...will be a new source of property tax. However, the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has stated that we will...
FCC rule change reveals political ad sales

...those efforts with positive TV ads about Begich delivering historic new services for Alaska's veterans, expanding Alaska oil and natural gas development and securing funding for new hospitals," Alaskans for Begich spokersperson Max Croes told...
My Turn: The next chapter of Alaska's energy legacy

...role as the largest private employer in the state. According to a recent study by the McDowell Group on behalf of the Alaska Oil and Gas Association, for every one job created by an industry company, some 20 more are created throughout the Alaska...
My Turn: New CO2 rule should be applied to oil, gas industries

...for in the Alaska GHG inventory. At peak production, Alaska oil exports alone contributed over 300 million tons of CO2...billion tons of CO2 to the global atmosphere. Thus, while Alaska oil has generated billions of dollars in revenue, it has...
ExxonMobil manager says work going well at Point Thomson

...reported.Primarily a natural gas field, Point Thomson is 60 miles east of Prudhoe Bay and 22 miles east of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline. It's estimated to contain 8 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, about 300 million barrels of gas condensate...
Slope drilling reached record level in 2014

...average for the 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...
Palin defends Alaska oil tax structure she championed

JUNEAU - Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin defended as fair and commonsense the oil tax structure she championed while in office, a system that has been dismantled by state lawmakers and her successor, fellow Republican Sean Parnell.
Timber, roads and death

...settle final claims from the 1971 Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. That act, passed in order to build the trans-Alaska oil pipeline, created the modern system of Native corporations stretching across the state. Sealaska, as the corporation...
My Turn: Real facts on oil tax reform profound concern that the continuing reduction of oil at 6 percent a year is a pending economic disaster for Alaska. Oil tax revenues provide about 90 percent of our budget for education, public safety, health and human services, transportation...


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