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Gov. Walker nixes natural gas tax after pledge from Big Oil

...AKLNG even if they don't participate in its construction.While Walker has been seeking surety from the oil and gas producers, Friday's announcement wasn't a complete victory for the state's position.The BP and ConocoPhillips commitment...
State | AK legislature
Big Oil given extra time to pledge gas

...three big North Slope oil and gas producers to pledge their gas to the a guarantee that oil and gas producers won't walk away from the force participation. If the gas producers sign a production pledge, the...
Special session set for return to Juneau

...TransCanada's 25 percent interest in the gas pipeline. The second is a natural gas reserves tax intended to penalize gas producers if they fail to commit their gas to the pipeline project."Think of this tax as an Alaskan insurance policy for Alaska's...
State | AK legislature
AG denies LNG plant sale at this price to AIDEA and other Cook Inlet gas producers."This processing or tolling fee would allow AIDEA to negotiate with other gas producers for its supply on LNG in the event that it would like...
Walker: Unsustainable for tax breaks to exceed oil tax revenue

JUNEAU - The state is expected to pay about $100 million more in tax credits to oil and gas producers than it receives in production taxes this year amid low oil prices, Gov. Bill Walker said.In an opinion piece published in...
State | AK legislature
More proof that production isn't a priority for Obama administration

...those now in it, most likely - should champion if the U.S. is to further strengthen its status as a leading oil and gas producer.The Keystone announcement, meanwhile, brought a cascade of criticism, especially from the U.S. Senate, where...
SB 21 moves closer to 2014 primary ballot

...requirement.SB 21 - which passed the House and Senate during the last session - would give tax breaks to oil and gas producers. Supporters of the bill, including Gov. Sean Parnell, say it would spur economic growth by encouraging gas and...
State | AK legislature
Division of Elections certifies SB 21 petition

...were qualified. SB 21 - which passed the House and Senate during the last session - would give tax breaks to oil and gas producers. State statute gives opponents 30 days from the date of certification to challenge the petition in Superior Court...
An insulting ploy from oil companies try overtly to convince (or coerce?) the constitutional owners of these resources (Alaskans) that the oil-gas producers will be hurt by sharing a reasonable percentage of their inordinate profits over the next 30 to 40 years, is an insult...
Alaska Editorial: Gas line supporters need public support

...contract negotiated with the major North Slope oil and gas producers. He says the reaction at public hearings this month...take some lessons in political reality for the oil and gas producers. What they see as a fair business deal may be contrary...


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