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My Turn: Governor's tax credit veto is churlish conversation starter

...The companies that will take the brunt of Walker's blow are start-ups that went into the fading Cook Inlet oil and gas fields and brought them back to life during a time when Anchorage was practicing for brown-outs with "turn off your power...
Gov. Walker says he'll dismiss Point Thomson lawsuit

...lawsuit that challenged a state settlement in a long-running dispute over leases to develop the Point Thomson oil and gas field.The announcement came during a brief appearance before the House Resources Committee, creating a stir within the Capitol...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Walker's statements threaten gasline progress, jobs

...thousand people spent the spring developing a massive new gas field on the North Slope; hundreds of others spent the surrounding development of Point Thomson, a gas field critical to a large-scale natural gas project. Our...
Consultants suggest possibly revisiting Cook Inlet credits refundable credits referred to in that piece are primarily for small explorers or those developing new oil and gas fields that have no tax liability. Revenue Commissioner Randall Hoffbeck has said the credits are split pretty evenly between...
State | AK legislature
Revenue officials explain tax credit issue flagged by Walker an opinion piece by Gov. Bill Walker are being paid primarily to small explorers or those developing new oil and gas fields in Alaska.Walker earlier this month said the state stood to pay out about $100 million more in oil and gas production...
State works to link veterans with employers

...Alaska's oil and gas industry."Just about every job you can imagine in the military is reflected again in the oil and gas field," including security, administration, pipe-fitting and welding, Crawford said.
Texas gas town considers banning fracking

...For more than a decade, Denton has drawn its lifeblood from the huge gas reserves that lie beneath its streets. The gas fields have produced a billion dollars in mineral wealth and pumped more than $30 million into city bank accounts.But this...
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ExxonMobil manager says work going well at Point Thomson

...companies working on the project were based in Alaska, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.Primarily a natural gas field, Point Thomson is 60 miles east of Prudhoe Bay and 22 miles east of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline. It's estimated...
Palin defends Alaska oil tax structure she championed

...the law's passage from more rigs on the North Slope and more than 1,000 new jobs at Point Thomson, a major oil and gas field that certain companies have an obligation to work to develop under a settlement with the state.Leighow said the new...
Former AG Sullivan launches US Senate bid

...pointed to a settlement he helped broker that ended a long-running dispute over leases to develop the Point Thomson gas fields, which helped clear the way for progress on a major natural gas pipeline project.Sullivan resigned as Natural Resources...


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