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Big Oil reaps $5 billion in the last year

...percent during this fiscal year. Rep. Ralph Samuels, R-Anchorage, who is involved in the state's natural gas pipeline negotiations, said if there is ever a permanent shift in the way oil is priced, then the Alaska Legislature should look...
Alaska's spending spree could bring a tough crash after oil prices fall

...opening ANWR has been defeated year after year. Another possible future revenue boost is a North Slope natural gas pipeline. Negotiations between the state and oil producers have been going on for over a year. But simply adding money to the...
U.S. Supreme Court to hear Weyhrauch's appeal

...him of offering to sell his influence in the Legislature to VECO Corp.'s Bill Allen during oil tax and natural gas pipeline negotiations in 2006. The specific charge the Supreme Court will hear alleges Weyhrauch violated mail fraud statutes...
High court reins in prosecutors' use of fraud law

...him of offering to sell his influence in the Legislature to VECO Corp.'s Bill Allen during oil tax and natural gas pipeline negotiations in 2006. Weyhrauch said he wants charges against him dropped, and that disclosure was not required by Alaska...
My turn: Oil tariffs omitted in contract negotiations

The governor insists that the Legislature must accept the complicated new petroleum fiscal regime he negotiated with the three major North Slope producers (BP, ConocoPhillips and ExxonMobil).
Murkowski revives possibility of a gas contract session

...from a duck hunting trip to the surprising news that he was simply going to hand off two years' worth of natural gas pipeline negotiations to his successor. Sound off on the important issues at Not true, he told The Associated Press on Friday...
Northwest Digest

...and some industry officials have said they worry about how the loss of top DNR officials will affect the natural gas pipeline negotiations and other regulatory activities in Alaska. Ed Fogels, a project manager with the Office of Project Management...
Complaint against Alaska attorney general dropped

...Attorney General David Marquez, a former oil industry lawyer and executive, recuse himself from Alaska natural gas pipeline negotiations. "I accepted this appointment as attorney general with my pledge to serve to the utmost limits of my abilities...
This year's legislative session a mad house from start

...session three weeks ago by taking testimony on two controversial bridge projects, hearing from experts on natural gas pipeline negotiations and oil tax reform plans, and picking apart a $6 billion shortfall owed in the state's pension system...
Lawmakers: Politics 'hijacked' Alaska

...frequently an ally of Palin on the big issues since she has been governor, including oil tax reform and natural gas pipeline negotiations. Green, the top Republican in the Senate, has had sharp differences with Palin despite being a both a...


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