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My Turn: United Legislature grants control of state's destiny

...our share of the gasline project. It ensures that we maximize the economic return on the production of our natural gas resources.To successfully build a gas pipeline transport system and market our gas, we must pull together as a team. The...
My Turn: It's time for Alaska to drive its destiny

...gasline, then the tax is never used. Without it, however, Alaska runs the risk of never monetizing our natural gas resources and worse, never controlling our own destiny.With the passage of a reserves tax, the probability of an Alaska gasline...
Walker wants 51 percent stake in LNG

...governor is veering away from a partnership concept in the plan now agreed to by the producers where each owner of gas resources on the North Slope, including the state, finances and owns a share of the project equal to the gas ownership.Under...
My Turn: Will Alaska cash in on its natural gas?

...In many regards, Alaska remains uniquely situated to develop and commercialize its vast gas resources to markets abroad. First, there is a gas resource the size of at least 32 trillion cubic feet on Alaska's North Slope. Second, Alaska's...
My Turn: Why I vetoed $200 million in oil tax credits

...and gas company may receive a credit for a portion of each dollar they spend exploring for or developing our oil and gas resources. The credit is used to reduce the company's production tax liability to the state. The idea is that a company will...
My Turn: Alaskan can safely exit the Arctic oil rapids

...Greenland, and Norway alone hold 82% of the total Arctic gas resources with the remaining 18% split between the U.S. and...this forecast, it is obvious that the oil and natural gas resources in the Arctic will play a significant role in geopolitics...
My Turn: In Alaska, a big decision looms

...and for much of his career pushed for the construction of a natural gas pipeline to fully capture the benefit from gas resources at Prudhoe Bay and the rest of the North Slope.A recent report issued jointly by Norway, Finland and Sweden entitled...
Feds eye oil, gas drilling off East Coast, Alaska, Gulf

...prices."Scott Ross, associate director of the New Jersey Petroleum Council, said the last data on potential oil and gas resources off the central and southern Atlantic coasts is 30 years old. He supports exploration as a way to see if economically...
My Turn: Negotiating the rapids of Arctic, Alaska oil and natural gas reserves

...major events occurring between 2006 and 2008 depict the increasing interest for access and control of oil /natural gas resources in the Arctic and its major passages. These three events are: the opening of the Northwest-East passage through...
Walker, lawmakers disagree on purpose of state gas board

...members) need to be particularly qualified... to lead the state's effort in developing our north slope natural gas resources," he said.Walker said during a news conference that he believes his three appointees are qualified for the job...


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