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Alaska and Hawaii talk about future natural gas deals

Alaskans hoping to find markets for natural gas may one day find buyers in Hawaii, but neither state is ready for deals to be signed.
Lawmakers to float new oil-tax alternative

...a bill giving Murkowski the authority to negotiate the gas deal with BP PLC, Exxon Mobil Corp. and ConocoPhillips. Also...Binkley, who has attacked Murkowski's oil tax plan and his gas deal with the three oil companies. A tax on gross production...
Lawmakers again review oil taxes bill fizzling twice. Without them, the governor's gas deal with the oil companies is dead in the water. So Murkowski...Murkowski's Republican opponents about his tax plan and his gas deal has risen. That criticism is starting to resonate within...
Proposal: Pipeline companies pay $1.5B

...original plan, which was introduced last week. The amendment would put the decision of whether to approve Murkowski's gas deal to Alaska voters. If they vote yes, the need for legislative action on the contract would be repealed. Sens. Hollis...
Murkowski struggles in battle for re-election

...ensuring that (they) keep it within the ethical intent of the statute." In the end, voters will decide whether the gas deal is enough to give Murkowski a second term. Detractors aside, few doubt his sincerity when the governor says he believes...
Republican leaders say they opposed Irwin ouster

...officials will make them take a harder look at whatever gas deal Murkowski asks them to approve. The Legislature could...said the governor welcomes the increased scrutiny to his gas deal that will come with Irwin's removal. Whatever deal Murkowski...
Alaska editorial: Governor should tell Alaskans more about gas line investment

...particular contract provision, or the state's bargaining position on the formula for rewriting oil taxes as part of the gas deal, we can't see where it would harm negotiations for Gov. Murkowski to more fully explain the reasons, the risks and...
Weyhrauch pleads guilty to working with unregistered lobbyists

...after Murkowski had successfully pushed through an industry-favored oil tax bill and was attempting to get a natural gas deal. Prosecutors at that time used the "honest services" charge against Clark, alleging he used United States mail and...
New year, new governor, new hope for gas deal

With a change of governors, many Alaskans see hope for agreement on the long-stalled North Slope gas contract, which would open of a pipeline for trillions of dollars worth of natural gas.
Oil tax numbers wrong, consultant says

...can be incorporated into the gas contract, before the gas deal is presented to the Legislature for ratification. But...asked Eason if that meant the Legislature needed to see the gas deal to get all the facts before passing the net-profits tax...


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