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My Turn: SB21 is risky business

...investment from all future tax on most "new oil" fields under SB21.2. Companies are producing and profitable, but oil or gas prices drop.We tend to look on the bright side, but fiscal conservatives usually plan, or at least calculate, for downturns...
Survey: US gas prices fall 9 cents to $3.58

CAMARILLO, Calif. - A national survey finds the average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has plummeted 9 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.58. That's the largest drop this year.
The bug caught with a bicycle

Sarah Bronstein caught the biking bug, as she likes to call it, in 2005 when gas prices were skyrocketing and driving a car to and from grad school seemed like a needless expense."I quickly figured out that it was...
My Turn: Alaska has given away the oil and gas farm - again

...commitment in the history of the state. There are many troubling risks to the state from the megaproject including: low gas prices due to a potential oversupply from competing international projects under development; the state's lack of expertise...
Alaskans paying more at the pump

Gas prices in the 49th state rose an average of nearly three cents per gallon over the past week to about $4 per gallon while the national...
State | Local
Pipeline backers draw a plan in numbers

...That's why we're supportive of the bill and this project."Should the project fail for any reason - such as if natural gas prices drop significantly or a party decides to withdraw - invested dollars could be lost, he said."BP believes the Alaska...
State | AK legislature
Five sites decided for electric car chargers or a town to go electrified for transportation," MacGregor said - there's only so far to drive in the city and gas prices can get quite high."Why would you (pay for gas) if you don't need to do that?" he asked.Anyone interested...
Oil drilling on nation's Arctic coast put on ice

...won't prioritize investments there in the future.While oil prices remain high globally, "North America natural gas prices and associated crude markers remain low, and industry refining margins are under pressure" Van Beurden said.Last...
Alaska Editorial: Parnell edges away from a flawed gas pipeline development model

...since 2008. The boom in shale gas has cut Lower 48 prices, so a pipeline to that region is no longer viewed as viable. Gas prices remain higher overseas, so all eyes have turned back toward the old idea of shipping liquefied North Slope gas to Asia...
Gas line, permitting bills things to watch this week

...been given answers, the numbers depend on the potential equity stake and other assumptions. It's not clear what the gas price will be. And what happens if a project goes over budget? How much will be left in savings when the state will have to...
State | AK legislature


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