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Drilling OK comes just before Obama's visit stem criticism from congressional Republicans and industry officials who have often accused it of hindering oil and gas production on federal lands. At the same time, the go-ahead has upset a key base of his support."It's perplexing...
My Turn: Why I vetoed $200 million in oil tax credits

...situation.Under Alaska's oil and gas production tax system, an oil and gas...companies with little to no oil and gas production. Since 2007, the state has...credits under the current oil and gas production tax system that lower taxpayers...
Gov. Walker seeks input to balance state budget those on fuel, fish or alcohol, don't really general significant new revenue. Increasing state taxes on oil and gas production won't move the needle much, either, Hoffbeck said.Tapping Permanent Fund earningsThe only tool that can be...
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Senator plans to raise gas debate

...debate over whether the state should continue taxing oil and gas production together. It's a fight Republican Sen. Bert...Associated Press the issue of whether to separate oil and gas production, for purposes of taxation, will be on the table...
Alaska Oil Taxes
Alaska lawmakers to start first full week of work

...crime summit and bills addressing the state's oil and gas production tax and pensions among the highlights.Lawmakers...which would change the state's system of taxing oil and gas production together, is the same one that lawmakers passed...
Parnell to decide by May 1 on gas tax bill hours to change Alaska's system of taxing oil and gas production together. What he decides is key. The whole push behind legislative efforts to separate oil and gas production taxes was next week's scheduled start of an open...
My Turn: Alaskan can safely exit the Arctic oil rapids

...price of oil must maintain a threshold price of $80 and above per barrel. The same study indicates that Arctic oil and gas production will increase significantly if the oil price crosses $130 per barrel taking into account estimated global demand...
My Turn: The hard truth about our oil revenue

...that's Alaska's situation. The state's oil and gas production tax is expected to bring the state $524 $625 million to producers through various oil and gas production credits. Subtract that from $524 million in production...
Revenue officials explain tax credit issue flagged by Walker

...and gas fields in Alaska.Walker earlier this month said the state stood to pay out about $100 million more in oil and gas production credits than it takes in in production taxes this year and about $400 million more next year. He referenced the...
Consultants suggest possibly revisiting Cook Inlet credits

...when Gov. Bill Walker wrote an opinion piece that said Alaska is projected to pay about $100 million more in oil and gas production credits this year than it collects in production taxes.State revenue officials have said the $625 million in...
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