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Sea lion decline linked to 'junk food' fish "junk food" theory - that Steller sea lions in the Gulf of Alaska and the Aleutians are eating fish of lesser energy value than they once got - Trites said his argument is now more forceful because it includes more parts of the puzzle...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Alaska, in any case, say state officials. State petroleum economist Roger Marks said that oil has five times the energy value of gas. So while the state now realizes about $1 billion a year in sustainable oil revenue (compared to $4 billion...
Senator proposes separation in state oil, gas taxes

...after open season begins. The existing tax structure essentially treats gas as oil; calculations are based on the energy value of gas relative to oil. Stedman said this creates a possible "dilution effect" on state revenues, particularly when...
Panel to hear bill that would split oil, gas taxes

...production tax revenue during the last fiscal year. It taxes oil and gas together, with gas calculations based on its energy value relative to oil. Stedman's bill would separate gas from oil and is intended to do away with a potential "dilution...
Lingering questions remain about Alaska gas, oil tax

...days away. Under the current structure, the state taxes oil and gas together; gas calculations are based on gas' energy value relative to oil. Those who support separating the two - including a leader of the Senate Finance Committee, Bert Stedman...


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