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Oil plunge is threat and boon to global economies

...Member nations of the cartel are worried they'll lose market share if they lower production.Partly because of the shale oil boom in the U.S., the world is awash in oil at a time when demand from major economies is weak - so prices are falling...
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...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Frontiers News: Olive oil boom 4/19/98

...Cooperopolis, Calif., earlier this month. Owner Ed Rich is in the background. JOHN MOORE / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Olive oil boom Urban refugee finds key to the good life in new gourmet taste Last modified at 11:23 a.m. on Sunday, April...
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...
Trains delivering oil to Washington refineries

TACOMA, Wash. - The oil boom in the Great Plains states is affecting refineries, ports and other businesses in Washington.Oil trains are delivering crude...
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...
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...
North Dakota's oil boom isn't about low taxes

Gov. Sean Parnell doesn't like the fact that North Dakota's oil production surpassed Alaska's.
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...


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