Refine Search

The Governor's oil tax cut plan will damage Alaska's economy

...Rep. Gara: "...BP doesn't do what was referred to as traditional exploratory wells...?"Claire Fitzpatrick, BP Alaska Development CFO: "If your question was are we intending to do more exploration, it is not in my current...
Oil companies ask for tax relief slow the decline of oil production and fill the Trans-Alaska pipeline. The problem, said BP-Alaska's Claire Fitzpatrick, was an inability under the state's ACES oil tax law to make high profits at high prices, what she called...
Oil tax cut has too many impacts

...Feb. 11 there would be a 20 percent dividend increase to shareholders. A Forbes article on Feb. 16 reported "Claire Fitzpatrick, chief financial officer for BP Alaska ? said BP committed $20 billion in net investment to large projects around...
World governments pushing for greater share of oil riches

...risks not found in other regions such as the Gulf of Mexico. "I do all my investments on an after tax basis, said Claire Fitzpatrick, senior vice president for London-based BP's Alaska operations. "I have to be able to demonstrate that it's...
Oil pipeline rate may be worth hundreds of millions of dollars

...the change. "We don't believe there is a problem that needs to be fixed," he said. BP Alaska Vice President Claire Fitzpatrick said that while hot topics such as a 22.5 percent versus a 25 percent tax rate were getting a great deal of attention...
Senate hands Palin oil tax victory

...only operating, not capital, expenditures, but Mitchell said all new facilities include both. BP Alaska's Claire Fitzpatrick said the higher taxes now being considered would make Alaska a less desirable place to do business. "We will go...
State disputes claims about tax instability

...state government in Anchorage, saying that Alaska's tax stability was on a par with Nigeria's. And BP's Claire Fitzpatrick, an Alaska vice president, told the Alaska Legislature that by even looking to raise taxes again it was threatening...
Oil companies pledge more Alaska hires

...Exxon Mobil defended their local hiring practices and said they already preferred to hire Alaskans. BP Alaska's Claire Fitzpatrick said her company did as well, but also promised to do more in the future to boost Alaska hiring."We will always...
Oil tax reform is needed now

...development - including one with about 80 million barrels additional reserves. BP Alaska's Chief Financial Officer Claire Fitzpatrick last November told an Anchorage crowd: "BP and our partners are poised to invest billions of dollars in new projects...
Oil costs dwarfed by profits

...Sen. Hollis French, D-Anchorage, called the oil company profits "eye popping." BP Alaska Vice President Claire Fitzpatrick said the numbers are not precise because the corporate entity called BP Exploration (Alaska) contains some other...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback