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SB21 adds drops, not gusher in first months

...Bill VanDyke, a private petroleum engineer and former director of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources' Oil and Gas Division."You wouldn't see (a return on) that in six months' time or five months' time," he said. On the other...
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Oil tax credit zipping through Senate

...platforms, depending on how much their production declined. The state's usual royalty share is 12.5 percent. Oil and Gas Division Director Mark Myers said the hope is that by letting companies keep more of the oil they produce, they will delay...
Governor plans road from Chignik to King Salmon

...been arranged, but oil and gas officials hope that it will happen in 2005. Mark Myers, director of the state Oil and Gas Division, said there is a potential for hundreds of millions of barrels of oil to be found in the area, in addition to...
Alaska Digest

...and local laws and regulations governing drilling. Until that process is finished early next year, the state's Oil and Gas Division will stop issuing coal bed methane leases and delay action on 13 pending leases.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Harvey said. "Other operators are working in that context." But Ken Boyd, former director of the state's oil and gas division, thinks Phillips was blocked by a DEC mandate that drilling be shut down by April 1. "If everything's the same...
Lawmakers review legalities of Palin's gas line bill

...oil and gas producers, and that is not constitutional. Larry Ostrovsky, attorney for the Department of Law's oil and gas division, said the exemption in AGIA is more limited in scope and time than Murkowski's plan. "It's something consistent...
Agency seeks funds to cover increased oilfield activity

...Star and other recently developed satellite fields on the North Slope, he said. Along with new production, the Oil and Gas Division is seeing a jump in leasing activity, Myers said. The number of oil and gas leases sold nearly doubled from fiscal...
Oil tax numbers wrong, consultant says

...consider how the language in a net-profits tax bill could affect North Slope natural gas development, former Oil and Gas Division director Jim Eason said Saturday. Eason, now a consultant for the Alaska Legislature, presented the Senate Resources...
Alaska House committee approves Gov. Sean Parnell's tax cut plan

...flawed. The trade publication Petroleum News this week has an ad from the state Department of Natural Resources' oil and gas division. It touts existing credits and notes the existing tax "increases and decreases with oil prices and the level of...
Study: Cook Inlet has enough gas for decade

...concern about meeting peak consumer demand for gas during long, cold snaps. Kevin Banks, director of the state's Oil and Gas Division, said the problem with Cook Inlet gas production is that it has gone static. Producers are drilling no more wells...


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