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State: SB 21 is tax reform, not break

...Supporters of the bill, including Gov. Sean Parnell who introduced it, say SB 21 would spur economic growth by encouraging gas and oil production. Oil producer BP says SB 21 will create a better fiscal environment for oil production, a "prerequisite...
State | AK legislature
SB 21 moves closer to 2014 primary ballot

...producers. Supporters of the bill, including Gov. Sean Parnell, say it would spur economic growth by encouraging gas and oil production. Opponents say it's a giveaway of the state's natural resources.Division of Elections Director Gail...
State | AK legislature
Hagel says nations must avoid conflict in Arctic

...wants to make sure it is not left behind as countries like Russia, China, Canada and Norway map out plans ranging from gas and oil exploration to research and military exercises.U.S. officials estimate the Arctic holds 13 percent of the world's...
Alaska Science Forum: Grinding fish heads for the goodness within

...the specialized equipment used to extract oil from fish heads. Their plant stands amid refineries processing natural gas and oil from Cook Inlet rigs and metal-sided buildings of contractors who support the oil industry."We seem a little out...
Alaska's North Slope and LNG: North America's energy bridge to Asia

...of that which they fetched just a couple of years earlier.It is now foreseen that increased production of natural gas (and oil, as the U.S. is slated to dethrone Saudi Arabia soon as the largest producer of black gold) will make the U.S...
ConocoPhillips produces strong Alaska profits

...south.Lowman called that an unfair comparison, because the term "barrel of oil equivalent" includes both natural gas and oil."Natural gas is hugely depressed compared to crude oil right now," she said.Wielechowski acknowledged that it...
Volunteers provide bird's eye view of derby

...MacDonald and Brent Fischer scanned the waters below looking for signs of distress: orange life jackets in the water, gas and oil sheen from a sinking vessel, people stranded on the shoreline."Basically just looking for any sort of signal letting...
Don't drill ANWR

...The 1980 law that created the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge also closed 1.5 million acres of the coastal plain to gas and oil exploration unless specifically authorized by Congress. Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge could be particularly...
Alaska losing clout in Congress

...such as the roadless policy for national forests, probably will be decided in federal courts. Other issues, such as gas and oil leases in national petroleum reserves in Alaska, are decided by the Bush administration. Still, if Murkowski stopped...
Unocal to get rid of 59 jobs in Anchorage, Kenai

...other oil companies, and undeveloped North Slope holdings. Unocal Corp. is one of the country's largest natural gas and oil exploration and production companies. Based in El Segundo, Calif., Unocal's principal production operations are...


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