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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...
Alaska crude prices hit lowest point in four years

...surge in production from unconventional oil deposits like Lower 48 shale oil, and a slumping global economy that needs less oil.Alaska oil companies have responded to the decline in prices by marketing their oil globally. In October, the tanker...
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...
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...
My Turn: SB21 makes Alaskans 'junior partners'

...billion each year - apparently can't afford to tell you this truth.SB21 produces a steep oil production decline, and less oil than ACES would have. Where does that come from? Facts, not ads.Gov. Sean Parnell's Department of Revenue produces...
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...
Alyeska studies water effects in Alaska pipeline

...performance of the trans-Alaska pipeline.A 25-year decline in Alaska North Slope oil production continues, which means less oil in the 800-mile pipeline, and more problems in transporting it, including additional corrosion.Oil in 1988 took...
Austerman: State facing tough budget questions

...Republican said Alaska is in a somewhat different situation than when oil prices were low in years past because there is less oil flowing through the trans-Alaska pipeline.Alaska relies heavily on oil revenues to fund state government operations...
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