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My Turn: Alaskan can safely exit the Arctic oil rapids

...exploration and discovery wells, ground monitoring, seismic analysis, production wells) is not nearly correlated to high oil prices. We feel that if oil prices go up, Alaska's current oil production trend may be reversed.There might also...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-04/my-turn
Opinion
State, federal regulators ban Ketchikan eulachon fishing

...says all eulachon returning to District 1 during 2015 will be needed for spawning to rebuild area populations.Any fish caught must be returned to the water unharmed.Hooligan are prized as a subsistence food because of their high oil content.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-03/state-federal-regulators-ban-ketchikan-
State
My Turn: Negotiating the rapids of Arctic, Alaska oil and natural gas reserves

...its market share by pairing oil output to supply. Another factor contributing to the declining oil prices is supply - higher oil production by the U.S. and Canada (from 0.9 million barrel per day (mbd) to 12.7 mbd, exceeding Saudi Arabia's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-03/my-turn-negotiating-rapids-arctic-ala
Opinion
My Turn: Alaska's love/hate affair with government spending

...2011 and $12.1 billion a year later. Parnell had the money to spend because we were flush from the combination of high oil prices and the progressive tax structure under ACES. We never felt the pinch from congressional Republicans reigning...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-30/my-turn-alaskas-lovehate-affair-gover
Opinion
My Turn: Blaming oil tax for deficit is wrong

...substantially worse. Here's why: SB21 raised the base tax rate but eliminated progressivity so taxes are lower under high oil prices but the state collects more revenue when prices are low. With oil less than $50 a barrel, that means Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-29/my-turn-blaming-oil-tax-deficit-wrong
Opinion
My Turn: SB21 is broken

...have maintained that we should have modified Alaska's Clear and Equitable Share tax program by reducing the tax at higher oil values and increasing the tax at the lower values of ANSWC (Alaska North Slope West Coast) crude. That's water under...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-26/my-turn-sb21-broken
Opinion
Walker: Unsustainable for tax breaks to exceed oil tax revenue

...that magnifies the state's losses at low oil prices. The last oil tax rewrite occurred during a period of sustained high oil prices, and there was little consideration given to the low-price scenario."Alaska voters in August upheld the tax...

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 magnifies the state's losses at low oil prices. The last oil tax rewrite occurred during a period of sustained high oil prices, and there was little consideration given to the low-price scenario.I remember when my parents and their neighbors...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-08/my-turn-hard-truth-about-our-oil-reve
Opinion
Food bank 101

...spirit inspires many to give time, money and donations to organizations that help people in need. But if folks have higher oil bills or other unplanned expenses in the first few months of the new year, organizations like the Southeast Alaska Food...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-22
Neighbors
Are low oil prices good for the environment?

...world might be running out of oil. Investors poured money into advanced biofuels companies and battery-makers betting high oil prices would make it cheaper to drive on plant waste or electricity.It hasn't happened, despite some headway. Even...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-16/are-low-oil-prices-good-environment
State

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