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Companies express support for gasline bill

...years pursued a project with ExxonMobil but which Parnell has said no longer fits with the current situation.Legislative consultant Roger Marks told the committee Thursday that the plan appeared to be crafted at least partially to avoid potential...
State | AK legislature
House Resources version of gas-line bill takes shape

...months instead of a few days.The committee also approved allowing for certain legislative staff members and legislative consultants to be part of confidential briefings on negotiations rather than only lawmakers. Another amendment required...
State | AK legislature
Majority Democratic senators unhappy about oil tax reform bill

...bill, Fairclough said there is not "enough out there for people to be calling yea or nay just yet," with legislative consultants still working on models to determine its effects."I don't have those definitive answers yet," said Fairclough...
My Turn: Answers to questions about the oil tax cut

...wells, exploration, or technology needed to produce our 1.8 billion barrels in heavy oil reserves.One Legislative consultant, Janak Mayer, testified that by 2021 we'd have to add 100,000 barrels/day in new oil just to break even...
Senate panel hears from industry on oil bill

...studies the measure, including whether to reintroduce a bracketed version of progressivity at high oil prices. A legislative consultant also has raised the possibility of a profit tax with royalty and property taxes reimbursed.ConocoPhillips...
Senate to vote on oil tax bill

...would collect about $527 million a year in taxes above what the state takes now, according to an analysis by legislative consultant Econ One. At $60, after the escalator tax kicks in, the state would bring in nearly $1.6 billion above...
Leaders still guessing how much tax will bring

...billion a year more than the current system over the next six years at $60 per barrel. They're both wrong. Legislative consultant Jim Eason warned state lawmakers not to believe anybody's numbers. He passed on that advice back in March...
Legislature debates oil tax into night value, the bill would need the Senate's tax rate but should increase its sliding scale. According to legislative consultants Econ One Research, based on $70 per barrel, the Senate's bill yields a government take of 59.9 percent...
Legislators taking on gaming issue

...amendments to the Stranded Gas Act. The Legislative Budget and Audit Committee announced Friday that it will direct legislative consultants to perform a new feasibility analysis of the Alaska Gasline Port Authority's proposed liquid natural gas route...
Lawmakers fear state will pay

...earn $2.7 billion each year above the current system at today's oil prices, according to an analysis by legislative consultants Econ One Research. The plan to tax producers' profits would replace the current system based on production...


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