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Senate urges $6 billion oil investment on North Slope

...sees the need for a timely jump in capital spending. "It's got to happen over the next four years or so," said Chuck Logsdon, chief petroleum economist for the Department of Revenue. The department's spring forecast, released April 15...
Oil price boosts surplus

...of BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc., Exxon and Phillips Alaska Inc. provided an unexpected boost to revenue, said Chuck Logsdon, the state's chief oil economist. Logsdon said profits from refining and gasoline sales were higher than expected...
Murkowski heads to pipeline talks

...Legislature consider a contract in a special session this fall. "We're starting to push up against that deadline," said Chuck Logsdon, the state's spokesman for the gas line negotiations. The state has been negotiating for more than a year with...
Expert questions ANWR job claim

...once the price dropped. In addition, he said the study overstated the effect that cheaper oil has on the economy. Chuck Logsdon, a state oil economist, said the state assumes ANWR will have no effect on world oil prices, even if it is the nation's...
North Slope crude oil production plunges, cutting into state revenue

...remained above $40 per barrel. "It would be nice if we were producing 1 million barrels a day at $40 a barrel," said Chuck Logsdon, chief petroleum economist with the Department of Revenue. But, he added, "Obviously that oil is not going anywhere...
Flow of North Slope crude picks up

...for the West Coast. Production is still about 20 percent below projections but headed in the right direction, said Chuck Logsdon, the state's chief petroleum economist. "We're still kind of where we were, but we're picking up barrels...
Gov. Murkowski delivers gas terms to producers

...not respond to the state's terms, then scrapping the negotiations is one alternative Murkowski may consider, said Chuck Logsdon, gas line adviser to the office of the governor. A rival proposal from the municipalities of Valdez, Fairbanks North...
Gov. Murkowski's gas-line timetable unlikely to happen

...pipeline involves a lot of (details). Where do you draw the line? You want a pretty detailed contract," said Chuck Logsdon, a spokesman for the state negotiating team. In a best-case scenario, it would take two months for a proposal...
State's pipeline plan brings privacy, conflict concerns

...would be interested in efficiency, safety and doing the best environmentally sound job at the lowest costs," said Chuck Logsdon, spokesman for Murkowski's negotiating team. Critics say creating such a partnership would allow the state's...
Alaska Digest possesses the finances to build the project and the ability to market the gas, Revenue officials said Monday. Chuck Logsdon, administration spokesman on gas line negotiations, said the port authority could correct those deficiencies under...


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