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The Alaskan Idiot's Guide To: The 2014 midterm elections

...oil tax reforms, and he said he won't be afraid to make changes to Parnell's flagship accomplishment, the gas pipeline agreement.This race will come down to the wire, and the deciding factor may be the National Guard scandal. There's...
My Turn: Alaskans are and will be better off under SB21

...and gas policy. In those fights, I served a key legislative aide who fought against former Gov. Murkowski's gas pipeline agreement, then as a special assistant to Gov. Sarah Palin who worked on the development of ACES, and now as the commissioner...
TransCanada offers gas pipeline proposal

...Murkowski read from the first section of the letter, which concluded, "We are generally supportive of the gas pipeline agreement which you have reached." The two other sections addressed the issues of ownership and the TransCanada proposal...
Gov. Murkowski delivers gas terms to producers

Gov. Frank Murkowski said Wednesday he delivered to North Slope producers the state's terms for a natural gas pipeline agreement and he expects a response by next week. "If they don't agree with my assessment, then I have an obligation...
My turn: Speaking in terms Big Oil can grasp

...oil companies had no trouble understanding the Point Thompson ruling. They hurriedly made sure the new proposed gas pipeline agreement overruled this ruling and prevented similar rulings. That's kind of like tenants insisting the owner fire the...
Weyhrauch pleads guilty to working with unregistered lobbyists

...Weyhrauch had phone conversations with Allen discussing oil tax legislation. On May 8 those were repeated, and the gas pipeline agreement was also discussed. The regular legislative session ended on May 9 without approval of the proposed changes in...
New oil tax pitched again, details still uncertain

...implemented. "It's possible," said Revenue Commissioner Bill Corbus. "The one company that has agreed to the gas pipeline agreement has not agreed on the (net profits tax)."
Alaska editorial: Give contract a chance

...perplexed at times at the news conference the other week at which he discussed a variety of aspects of his natural gas pipeline agreement with BP, Exxon Mobil and ConocoPhillips. And, with the agreement having been public for just under 27 hours...
Alaska editorial: Governor shouldn't sign gas pipeline contract

...the existence of this troubling scenario - that the governor might go it alone and stiff the Legislature on the gas pipeline agreement - is another distraction that the movement toward a pipeline doesn't need.
Gas line will put heat on session

...coming session. If all goes as Gov. Frank Murkowski plans, he will soon drop into the Legislature's lap a gas pipeline agreement with energy companies that could cost up to $20 billion and bring hundreds of millions in royalties to the state...


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