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Walker: Unsustainable for tax breaks to exceed oil tax revenue

JUNEAU - The state is expected to pay about $100 million more in tax credits to oil and gas producers than it receives in production taxes this year amid low oil prices, Gov. Bill Walker said.In an opinion piece published in...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Why I support AGIA

The major North Slope oil and gas producers - ExxonMobil, BP and ConocoPhillips - don't want to build a natural gas pipeline. Sound off on the important issues at How...
Alaska Editorial: Gas line supporters need public support

...line contract negotiated with the major North Slope oil and gas producers. He says the reaction at public hearings this take some lessons in political reality for the oil and gas producers. What they see as a fair business deal may be contrary...
Anchorage Rep. Croft files new gas tax initiative

...bring trillions of cubic feet of Alaska gas to market. Sponsors, including former Gov. Jay Hammond, suspect the oil and gas producers are biding their time, waiting to tap into Alaska gas when it's most advantageous to them. The proposal now...
Backers get OK to collect names for gas tax

...on every 1,000 cubic feet of proven natural gas reserves under lease that the leaseholders - the North Slope oil and gas producers - don't extract and ship to market. Croft and co-sponsors, including the late former Gov. Jay Hammond...
Division of Elections certifies SB 21 petition

...667 were qualified. SB 21 - which passed the House and Senate during the last session - would give tax breaks to oil and gas producers. State statute gives opponents 30 days from the date of certification to challenge the petition in Superior Court...
Gov. Knowles says Daschle supports gas line incentive

...think, a significant step forward for the project," Knowles said in a news conference. Alaska's three major oil and gas producers - BP, ExxonMobil and Phillips - have spent $100 million over the past year studying the feasibility of piping...
SB 21 moves closer to 2014 primary ballot

...that requirement.SB 21 - which passed the House and Senate during the last session - would give tax breaks to oil and gas producers. Supporters of the bill, including Gov. Sean Parnell, say it would spur economic growth by encouraging gas...
State | AK legislature
Knowles, Murkowski spar over incentives for building gas pipeline

...Knowles is running against Murkowski in the Nov. 2 election. ConocoPhillips, one of the state's largest oil and gas producers, has pushed Congress hard to include the tax credit. In a written statement, the company said: "ConocoPhillips...
What's the rush?

...intent with erasing any memory of Murkowski that they ignore what's good for the state. Right now, the major oil and gas producers and any other conglomerates or companies interested in contracting to build the gas pipeline are drawing up proposals...


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