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Survey: US gas prices fall 9 cents to $3.58

...That's the largest drop this year.Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday the decrease came despite a rise in crude-oil prices.Lundberg says U.S. refiners, enjoying plentiful supplies, aggressively cut wholesale prices to chase sales...
Evolution of Alaska's oil taxes

...expense of the oil producers, who were largely cut out of the benefits of higher prices. For example, in 2007 when crude oil prices were about $70 per barrel, ConocoPhillips, which reports income for Alaska operations, earned net revenues of...
American oil companies call for end to export ban

...gasoline and diesel exports, the price of fuel for U.S. consumers is already set on the global market, even if crude oil prices are not. U.S. refiners take full advantage of that. They exported a record average of 2.7 million barrels of...
My Turn: Do we really want the fox guarding the chicken-coop?

...oil in Alaska? For the past 5 years the U.S. and world economies have been struggling with deep recession, yet crude oil prices continue high. Think how those prices will soar as economies continue to rebound. Why remove our progressive oil...
Sprawling Prudhoe Bay's falling oil production reflect trend across U.S.

...increasing domestically and abroad - particularly in China and India - supplies are being pushed to their limit, sending crude oil prices to record highs. The world has gradually lost spare pumping capacity that used to serve as an emergency reserve that...
Residents brace for higher heating costs

...wondering if oil heating may come with an electric-heat price tag this winter. Sound off on the important issues at Crude oil prices remain higher than they were last winter, despite a 17 percent drop since their all-time peak in mid-July. On...
My Turn: Gov. Murkowski and the Legislature are causing harm to many Alaskans would let Alaskans share more fairly in billions of dollars in profit that oil companies make when, as now, crude oil prices are high. And instead of forcing a regressive sales tax into local communities, we should allow Alaskans to vote...
Heating oil price takes a big jump

...comes from refining and marketing, and distribution gets 46 percent. Alaska has no state taxes on heating oil. Crude oil prices rose again after the Gulf Coast was damaged by hurricanes. On Friday, the trading price per barrel was at $61...
Recent troubles expected to curb BP earnings

...refinery blast - there seems to be no end to BP's troubles in the United States. Those woes, combined with a drop in crude oil prices, Sound off on the important issues at are expected to be reflected in the London-based oil company's quarterly...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...unreasonably high. ``This deal will cement that market power and harm competition by creating a significant risk that crude oil prices would be higher on the West Coast than they would be without the deal,'' Parker said. In a joint statement, BP...


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