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ExxonMobil manager says work going well at Point Thomson

...a healthy environment up there for investment, infrastructure builds on infrastructure. ... As long as we have a healthy oil industry there's always something that builds on."Much work at Point Thomson field was outlined in a settlement...
Legislative News in Brief ports, roads, emergency and telecommunications projects in the arctic."The Arctic is our future alongside a healthy oil economy," McGuire told committee members. "Alongside the commercialization of our North Slope gas, the arctic...
State | AK legislature
Oil and gas executives hail project agreement as significant

...last year passed a cut in oil production taxes, which the companies spoke in favor of. Parnell said Wednesday that a healthy oil industry is needed to allow companies to make investments in a gas line. But he said he hasn't heard anything further...
Floor of Alaska Senate breaks out into oil tax debate

...Could It Look Like?"Giessel, R-Anchorage, and chair of the Senate Resources Committee, spoke of the need for a healthy oil industry for Alaska's economy and what alternatives Alaska had for comparable tax revenues. They included having...
State | AK legislature
Alaska in better shape thanks to oil tax reform

...year and 2 percent in 2015 and 2016.That's great news for our state, our business community and our children.A healthy oil industry is essential for a healthy Alaska. Not only does oil revenue fill our general fund - so you and I don't...
Vote no on 1

...needs most.It is key to commercializing our natural gas. The proposed Alaska LNG project can never happen without a healthy oil industry to pay the bills and keep the costs down. Without the oil, the gas can never compete.MAP fulfills the four...
Parnell eyeing ways to further advance gas line

...Parnell has so far been unsuccessful in getting an oil-tax cut through the Legislature."If we have healthy oil production and a healthy oil industry, we can get a gas line," he said.The two issues are linked, because oil and gas come from...
Group to call for pipeline accountability

...facilities on the North Slope. "We realize we had some gaps," he said. "What we are doing in order to maintain a healthy oil business is we are spending capital to replace equipment that's reached its useful life." No cost assessment was...
Most state races now contested

...shouldn't hold for most of the other incumbents, he said. They should expect to make a strong showing this year thanks to healthy oil prices feeding a revenue surplus. "When there are economic woes, any incumbent gets blamed for not doing something...
State expected to experience downturn

...21-year streak of job growth for Alaska, a reversal of previous forecasts for the state which recently enjoyed a healthy oil markets. "We are looking at a relatively moderate downturn, but it's still a downturn," Harley said. Hartley...


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