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Empire Editorial: Obama 'declares war' on Alaska

...Arctic Ocean off-limits to drilling. The Department of the Interior also could impose "additional limits on oil and gas production in parts of the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska," reported the Post's Juliet Elperin.When it came to protections...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-26/empire-editorial-obama-declares-war-a
Opinion
Gas line, marijuana things to watch this week in legislature

...issue Tuesday. Walker, in an opinion piece earlier this month, said the state is expected to pay more in oil and gas production credits this year and next than it brings in in production taxes. He has not proposed any legislative changes.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-26/gas-line-marijuana-things-watch-week-le
State | AK legislature
Legislature begins session; expected to focus on budget

...strongly worded opinion piece this month in which Walker said Alaska is expected to pay out $100 million more in oil and gas production credits than it takes in in oil taxes this year, Walker said he is not planning to reopen the oil tax debate.He...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-21/legislature-begins-session-expected-foc
State
Walker: Nothing off the table in budget talks

...the end of the year.Increases in statewide costs, such as pension system payments, debt service, and oil and gas production tax credits, account for a large portion of the increases in the operating budget over the last nine years, the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-20/walker-nothing-table-budget-talks
State
Walker: Unsustainable for tax breaks to exceed oil tax revenue

...in solid analysis. We're in the analysis phase right now."According to the state Revenue Department, oil and gas production taxes yielded $2.6 billion for the state in 2014. Those taxes are estimated to total $524 million this fiscal...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-09/walker-unsustainable-tax-breaks-exceed-
State | AK legislature
My Turn: The hard truth about our oil revenue

...that's Alaska's situation. The state's oil and gas production tax is expected to bring the state $524 million in...625 million to producers through various oil and gas production credits. Subtract that from $524 million in production...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-08/my-turn-hard-truth-about-our-oil-reve
Opinion
State faces $3.5B deficit amid lower oil prices

...2017, up from the forecast 509,500 barrels per day for the current fiscal year.The expected drop in the oil and gas production tax is sharp, from $2.6 billion last year to about $520 million this year. The tax is expected to bring in about...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-11/state-faces-35b-deficit-amid-lower-oil-
State
My Turn: We can do better

...Natural Resources, settling the Pt. Thomson litigation and working tirelessly to successfully reinvigorate oil and gas production in Cook Inlet.Fellow Alaskans, experience matters. Our life's experiences define who we are. Barack Obama had...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-02/my-turn-we-can-do-better
Opinion
Stakeholder to sell holdings in oil rig

...an Ezion subsidiary are developing a major oil and gas production and processing facility at the Mustang Field in Alaska's...Inlet, and are in discussions on potential oil and gas production facilities in addition to a potential new rig for...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-16/stakeholder-sell-holdings-oil-rig
State
My Turn: 'Yes' vote gives Alaska time to get it right

...repeal the law currently governing Alaska's oil and gas production tax, known as Senate Bill 21. A "Yes" vote repeals...significant rights and a share of the profits.The oil and gas production tax is intended to compensate Alaskans for the taking...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-08-17/my-turn-yes-vote-gives-alaska-time-ge
Letters

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