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My Turn: SB21 myths are 'baloney marinated in oil'

...campaigns, which are trying to mislead you.A few core points may be kept in mind to help you vote "yes" on Aug. 19. Oil decline started in 1989 and taxes had nothing to do with it then, or now. Political statements unconnected with reality in...
Vote no on 1

...the global spectrum to the middle so we can better compete for the investment dollars we desperately need to stop our oil decline. With oil prices at $100 - where they are today - only 16,000 barrels of additional production per day results in...
My Turn: Why I'm voting 'Yes' to repeal SB 21

...operators can leverage a lower cost structure to take on smaller projects. They hunt deer, not elephants. Yet while oil decline in Alaska has continued, production has taken off in the Lower 48. That Lower 48 success is due to technology breakthroughs...
Sprawling Prudhoe Bay's falling oil production reflect trend across U.S.

...these more peripheral, thinner parts of the reservoir." As production of the most lucrative, easy to pump grades of oil declines, the company is targeting heavy oil, which has the consistency of molasses and was once considered too costly to extract...
Alyeska study says TAPS can operate down to 350,000 barrels per day

...operate and we want to get through these challenges."U.S. Sen. Mark Begich has also weighed in heavily on the oil decline, securing a commitment from Senate Commerce Committee Chair Sen. John D. Rockefeller to hold a hearing on the low...
Gov: Senate bill doesn't address oil decline

JUNEAU - Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell said the Senate's work-in-progress proposal to cut oil taxes "offers no hope" for more investment and does nothing to stop the decline in oil production.
My turn: Doesn't permanent mean sustainable?

...during the next 10 years and other options aren't going to be revenue sources quickly enough to fill the gap that oil declines will cause. An interesting slant on all this was suggested to me by the title of the Annual Report handed out by the...
State editorial: With campaign ended, Palin faces challenges at home

...also be a top issue for the governor today. A second such pipeline - one designed for natural gas - could offset the oil decline. That raises a second question that demands the governor's attention: Who will build that gas line? The major North...
Alaska fisheries report decent sales overall despite rising costs

...Stephan said fuel prices in Kodiak generally go up immediately with the rise in price of oil and never seem to drop as oil declines. "It affects the competitiveness of the community overall and competitiveness of businesses and households," he...


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