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Exploring the 'what ifs' of SB 21, ACES

...and tight oils in the Lower 48 coming from states such as North Dakota, Oklahoma, Texas and Colorado, which have seen oil booms due to the practice of fracking. The oil being pumped from those states may increase domestic supply, Rodell said...
My Turn: In Alaska elections, your vote counts

...North Slope production plummeted by more than 200,000 barrels a day, which meant that Alaska missed out on the great oil boom that swept the nation. Every oil and gas-producing state except Alaska managed to increase production during the years...
The history of oil wealth

...between the state and oil industry. Alaskans will vote on Tuesday on whether to repeal the fifth tax regime since the oil boom of the 1970s.The state of Alaska collects oil revenue in several ways, including through royalties, property taxes...
My Turn: Promises, promises

...relative production costs to the rest of the world. Who really believes that Alaska's oil taxes spawned North Dakota's oil boom?Other disingenuous spins of SB21 are the rosy "what ifs." Again, these conjectures are designed to bolster our hopes...
Vote no on 1

...fallen almost 31 percent while production is up everywhere else in the nation. ACES caused Alaska to miss out on the oil boom brought about by high oil prices.That should concern every Alaskan interested in good jobs, a sound economy and a bright...
Alaska in better shape thanks to oil tax reform

...oil prices, our failed oil tax policy known as ACES has delivered us billion-dollar deficits. Alaska lost out on the oil boom because our tax policy rendered us uncompetitive.We have a new tax policy now that only rewards producers when they...
Warning issued about oil shipped from ND, Mont.

...worries about toxic fumes prompted the evacuation of hundreds of residents from the small eastern North Dakota town.The oil boom in the Bakken has reduced the nation's reliance on imported oil and brought thousands of jobs to the region. But as...
Ex-Gov. Murkowski: Environmentalists hurt development in Alaska

...gas and timber on land it owns in the state, even as an oil boom occurs on private land in in the Lower 48."The so-called oil boom? It's all been on private land, nothing, zippo is...
Kelly, Gara in oil tax duel at Chamber event

...Gara said. The state is not going to get major new exploration by large companies, he said.Alaska can't stop an oil boom in another state, Gara said. North Dakota, Texas and Alberta Canada have a lot of oil. Where these states trump Alaska...
Jazz & Classics begins with Arlo Guthrie concert Friday

...political childhood experiences, including the loss of his mother and sister, and the ruin of his hometown due to the oil boom-bust of the 1920s. An NPR story composed in honor of his 100th birthday said that his influence on American music includes...


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