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Without Keystone, industry must find new paths for oil pipeline."Five years ago or eight years ago very little oil left Canada by train. Today it is commonplace for us...Canada's oil sands."The Keystone XL decision does not mean less oil sands overall but it may complicate oil sands access to...
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My Turn: Oil tax myths

...a fact) our current tax policy under SB21 is providing less oil revenue today than if we had not passed it. Yet several...much more in the long term. We know we are producing far less oil than we did 10 years ago. Oil running through the pipeline...
Oil council: Shale won't last, Arctic drilling needed now

...National Petroleum Council at the request of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, comes at a time when many argue the world needs less oil, not more. U.S. oil storage facilities are filling up, the price of oil has collapsed from over $100 a barrel to...
Little oil, no impact: Officials say Auke Bay unfazed by Feb. 22 spill

At this point it looks like there are no lasting negative effects in Auke Bay from the Feb. 22 Statter Harbor oil spill, say National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admistration and Coast Guard officials.
My Turn: 2013 broke records, 2014 won't

...2008, some monthly regional unemployment rates are exceeding those of the nation as a whole. Metal prices are falling, less oil at cheaper prices means less unrestricted State government revenue, and a culture of reduced federal spending (along...
My Turn: Facts emerge in support of YES vote emerge.Department of Revenue figures show there is less oil production under SB21. The reality of reduced blitz. Now we know Alaska is in a bad situation with less oil production and less money per barrel.We learned that...
My Turn: Alaskans can't fully trust Big Oil

...with Prudhoe Bay. The federal government oversees and taxes ANWR and the Outer Continental Shelf, not Alaskans. Maybe less oil will flow though TAPS, but it is even more valuable to Alaskans than ever. At the rate we are producing oil, it should...
My Turn: Be careful what you vote for

...occur, we will experience an even greater oil production decline and Alaska will be hit by both less oil revenue per barrel due to SB21 and less oil flow.There is not enough natural gas in the large fields to fill a large LNG project for more...
My Turn: Facts and rhetoric on oil tax reform

...on those corporation-funded ads shamelessly call a 40 percent decline "more production".State forecasts also show less oil under SB 21 than under ACES. The state has forecasted more North Slope oil by 2022 under ACES (Spring, 2013 ACES report...
Letter: Setting the record straight on SB 21

...folks admit in their latest report that production will fall more than 40 percent by 2023 under SB 21. That will mean less oil and crashing revenues.Want to kill jobs? Zero-value oil will kill construction, teacher, Trooper and other jobs...


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