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Alaska Editorial: Calming effect

...administration presented, overwhelmingly supported the Walker administration.In the meantime, Walker, who had proposed a gas reserves tax for oil companies, received assurances from the companies that they would make the natural gas available for the...
Gov. Walker nixes natural gas tax after pledge from Big Oil

...approving (and coming up with the money to pay for) a buyout of TransCanada's share of the AKLNG project."Taking gas reserves tax off the call is going to be a real game changer," said Senate President Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, in a text...
State | AK legislature
Big Oil given extra time to pledge gas

...The Alaska Legislature is scheduled to convene Saturday in special session, and on its agenda will be a natural gas reserves tax intended to force the three big North Slope oil and gas producers to pledge their gas to the AKLNG project or pay...
Legislature to convene special session on gas issues

...agenda set by Gov. Bill Walker has the proposed buyout of TransCanada Corp.'s interest in the project as well as a gas reserves tax, which the governor has characterized as a way to make sure the project can't be stalled if a company doesn't...
'I'm trying to sell gas'

...themselves are generally opposed."Introducing a gas reserves tax undermines the efforts of all parties to progress the...Alaska as an equal participant and co-investor. A gas reserves tax complicates this process and results in unintended...
State | AK legislature
Special session set for return to Juneau

...interest in the gas pipeline. The second is a natural gas reserves tax intended to penalize gas producers if they fail to...taxed.Rep. Sam Kito III, D-Juneau, called the gas reserves tax an "interesting concept.""I had not thought too...
State | AK legislature
Walker wants 51 percent stake in LNG

...of the Alaska LNG Project, and may promote a state gas reserve tax as leverage against the companies, state legislative...that the administration is considering the use of a gas reserves tax if one or more of the companies don't want to play...
My Turn: Can Alaska afford our state government?

...the AKLNG line during the current special session warrants the attention of all Alaskans. He was right to drop the Gas Reserve Tax. Gov. Walker inherited the TransCanada issue from the Gov.Sean Parnell's administration when a past Legislature...
Alaska Editorial: ExxonMobil doing heavy lifting on Alaska LNG Project

...project, wants to buy out TransCanada and finance the state's entire 25 percent share and floated the idea of a "gas reserves tax" to legislators - brushed aside Tillerson's critique by saying that companies are "uncomfortable with what we're...
My Turn: Another election, another gas line study competition with Alaska.6. Why is it that every time there is an oil tax question on the ballot, e.g. the gas reserves tax in 2006, we see a sudden flurry of activity in the gas line study business and millions expended in producer media...


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