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Are low oil prices good for the environment?

...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
Oil plunge is threat and boon to global economies

...Moscow, up from 35.53 per liter two months ago.VenezuelaVenezuela pushed for an OPEC cut because it badly needs high oil prices to fund its government. The country's oil production has been steadily declining for years so the combination of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-01/oil-plunge-threat-and-boon-global-econo
State
My Turn: SB21 is risky business

As a fiscally conservative Republican, I have been surprised conservative voices have only focused on high oil price tax rates and revenue under the newly enacted Senate Bill 21. I haven't heard a single concern about the enormous risk to Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-13/my-turn-sb21-risky-business
Opinion
Who do you trust?

...supported by the Alaska Department of Revenue: Revenue Sources Book, fall 2013. SB21 will lose billions for Alaska at high oil prices and even at current oil prices with escalating expenses. Additionally, North Slope oil leases need to be enforced...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-08-04/who-do-you-trust
Letters
Evolution of Alaska's oil taxes

...disadvantage of the state. In periods of high oil prices, for example, the producers...as oil values rose, driven by high oil prices.Those changes would bring in...industry's "windfall" from high oil prices, it was argued. Later, in 2008...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-13/evolution-alaskas-oil-taxes
State
Palin urges repeal of Alaska's oil tax structure

...ACES, mainly legislative Democrats, see room for improvements. Critics of ACES said it took too much money at higher oil prices, discouraging investment.Sharon Leighow, a spokeswoman for Gov. Sean Parnell, who championed the new tax law...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-01/palin-urges-repeal-alaskas-oil-tax-stru
State
Palin urges repeal of Alaska's oil tax structure

...ACES, mainly legislative Democrats, see room for improvements. Critics of ACES said it took too much money at higher oil prices, discouraging investment.Sharon Leighow, a spokeswoman for Gov. Sean Parnell, who championed the new tax law...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-04/palin-urges-repeal-alaskas-oil-tax-stru
State
Alaska Editorial: Production is the only number that matters

...production.They will point to state revenues under ACES, or jobs or corporate profits during a time of record-high oil prices. What they won't talk about is the 6-percent annual production decline under ACES that was zeroed out this past...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-05/alaska-editorial-production-only-numb
Opinion
My Turn: Maximum benefit to people or favored corporations?

...smart money knows it's only going to become more valuable. MAPA is written to prevent Alaska from benefiting from high oil prices. Big Oil is greedy; it doesn't want to share the wealth. Exxon, BP and ConocoPhillips prefer to deal with a...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-15/my-turn-maximum-benefit-people-or-fav
Opinion
My Turn: 'Yes' vote gives Alaska time to get it right

...investment in exploration, development and production. ACES did this by ensuring the state shared in profits at high oil prices, helping industry at low prices, and requiring investment in the state for a company to qualify for tax credits...

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

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