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My Turn: Governor's tax credit veto is churlish conversation starter

...likely, an income tax.This is dangerous territory. It's a churlish form of picking winners and losers in the oil and gas sector from the Governor's desk. The companies that will take the brunt of Walker's blow are start-ups that went...
My Turn: Why I'm restoring Alaska Hire requirements

...higher than the national average, as a result of sharply declining public sector employment and some layoffs in the oil and gas sector. Relatively low oil prices mean depressed capital budgets, and depressed oil company investments may remain with...
Norway's king opens drilling conference

...from each other and plenty to gain from increasing our economic collaboration in the Arctic, particularly in the oil and gas sector," King Harald V told industry representatives at the Arctic Offshore Operations Conference in Anchorage.The 78-year-old...
Alaska Editorial: Production is the only number that matters

...Among those gains, more than twice as many jobs were created in health care (6,200) than were created in the oil and gas sector (2,600).Even conceding the point that jobs and Slope spending increased under ACES, the key question that...
More funding for EPA staff on the way for Alaska

...The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will dedicate more staffing and funding to help Alaska's mining and oil and gas sectors navigate the maze of government permitting, according to the agency's regional administrator. John Iani said...
Alaska sitting pretty

The national economy has been slow in climbing out of recession, but Alaska continues to do well, an Anchorage economic expert told municipal leaders in Juneau Wednesday.
Report: Alaska could see the creation of 43,000 jobs by 2012

...period, construction could produce between 4,000 and 5,000 direct and indirect jobs. A majority would be in the oil and gas sector, but job growth also would be expected to affect the transportation, engineering, trade and accommodation sectors...
State Briefs

...will have a greater emphasis on mining in Alaska, which is (Irwin's) long suit. But we must also look to our oil and gas sector to continue to provide the substantial base of our economy, as it has for the past 25 years." Irwin moved to Alaska...
Walker will run again for governor

...year.Walker, a former mayor of Valdez who now lives in Anchorage, criticized Parnell's approach to Alaska's oil and gas sector in his declaration of candidacy Thursday, referring to Senate Bill 21 as a "tax giveaway" - the same language...
The Alaska oil comeback

...gas companies. After lowering its government take on North Sea oil, the United Kingdom saw a resurgence in its oil and gas sector. Tax reform in the UK led to new jobs, new investment and new production. Here in Alaska, with the signing of...


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