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My Turn: It's time for an Alaska higher education land-grant equivalency plan

...state budgets to the recovery on the other side. In fact, if it's plausible that grant earnings from a substantial gas and oil development had also grown steadily through the last 55 years, a 5 percent earnings rate today would just about cover...
My Turn: Your vote is free speech- think before you cast

...Alaskans. This is possible because of the human-controlled petroleum industrial enterprise and the abundant supplies of gas and oil underneath Alaska's lands. The other is a long-term choice for energy sustainability. We humans enjoy daily comfort...
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...
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...
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...
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
Who wants to vote out Santa Claus?

...Railroad to Canada and the Lower 48. It's a project whose positive economic effect would be second only to Alaska's gas and oil pipelines. With the gas pipeline contract yet to be completed and signed, with major infrastructure projects barely...
Alaska editorial: In support of the governor's revenue plan

...would put more oil in the existing pipeline - that amount is dwindling and the current state revenue with it - because gas and oil are extracted together. Now without a gas line, the gas is returned to the ground while the oil is sent down the pipeline...
A closer look at the 2011 state budget

...resource development. This year that includes $8 million for a road to Umiat, to provide land access to the Gubik gas and oil fields. Other resource efforts include road access to the Ambler mining district and continued study of road options...


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