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Slumping oil prices means widened budget gap

Alaska oil prices are dropping. Last week they hit a low not seen in four years. With Alaska's budget wedded to oil revenue, the trend...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-24/slumping-oil-prices-means-widened-budge
State
Official: Kenai Peninsula residents oldest

...from a large influx to the state of people now at least 50 years old, beginning with the construction of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline in the 1970s. That is the "pipeline generation," Hunsinger said.Residents on the peninsula also are less...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-21/official-kenai-peninsula-residents-olde
State
Official: Kenai Peninsula residents oldest

...from a large influx to the state of people now at least 50 years old, beginning with the construction of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline in the 1970s. That is the "pipeline generation," Hunsinger said.Residents on the peninsula also are less...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-20/official-kenai-peninsula-residents-olde
State
Fire at offshore gas platform prompts evacuation

...those reactivated, with minimum production from just one well, she said.Cathy Foerster, one of three members of the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, said the company has been considering whether to activate more wells in the inlet...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-03/fire-offshore-gas-platform-prompts-evac
State
Fairbanks approves $1M in pipeline legal fees

...Thursday unanimously approved spending an additional $1 million on legal fees to defend its assessment of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline.The borough, the state and pipeline owners since 1986 have been in dispute over the value of the pipeline...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-28/fairbanks-approves-1m-pipeline-legal-fe
State
Alaska serial killer Robert Hansen dies in prison at 75

...women and hunted them down in the Alaska wilderness in the 1970s as Anchorage boomed with construction of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline, died Thursday. He was 75.Hansen died at Alaska Regional Hospital after being in declining health for the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-21/alaska-serial-killer-robert-hansen-dies
State
Oil-tax opponents vow to monitor industry promises

...watch to see if the system not only stems the decline in Alaska oil but also increases production, Wielechowski said...companies and government.Kara Moriarty, president of the Alaska Oil and Gas Association, a trade group, said companies...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-21/oil-tax-opponents-vow-monitor-industry-
State
My Turn: It's a matter of trust; vote 'yes'

...million dollars on an ad campaign to benefit the bottom line of the State of Alaska and us Alaskans as shareholders of Alaska oil? Spending $13 million is a drop in the bucket for these multi-billion-dollar oil companies. But we all know that...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-18/its-matter-trust-vote-yes
Opinion
Empire Editorial: A vote on trust

...was legal, but this is not how you build trust.Other Alaska oil companies have spent years and millions of dollars fighting local municipalities over the value of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline - a measure used to assess property taxes...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-17/empire-editorial-vote-trust
Opinion
My Turn: Vote 'No' for Alaska's future

...previous oil tax structure ACES, I never intended for ACES' unarguable result - guaranteed decline. With ACES in place, Alaska oil production continued declining by 6 to 8 percent every year. Further, ACES' uncompetitive structure led to Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-17/my-turn-vote-no-alaskas-future
Opinion

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