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My Turn: Don't bite the hand that feeds us

...announcement of investment of North Slope oil producers, oil field suppliers and contractors.Cummins Northwest supports...oil production was at its lowest since 1977 and the oil field support companies were leaving Alaska to fuel other states...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-10/my-turn-dont-bite-hand-feeds-us
Opinion
The history of oil wealth

...production tax shouldn't be the thing that makes (the oil field) not be able to cover its costs."ELF was based on each individual oil field's productivity - production per day per well.The tax...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-15/history-oil-wealth
State
SB21 adds drops, not gusher in first months

...taxpayer-confidential information," he said, but ConocoPhillips brought two new drilling rigs to the North Slope's Kuparuk oil field last year and promises another, Pawlowski said in an interview. BP has two more on the way, and has pledged to put...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-14/sb21-adds-drops-not-gusher-first-months
Local | SB21
My Turn: Alaskans can't fully trust Big Oil

...to benefit all oil companies when they put newly-discovered oil in the pipeline.Remember: Prudhoe Bay is an aging oil field and we expected production would continue to decline as it has in the past. It is one of the greatest oil fields ever...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-06/my-turn-alaskans-cant-fully-trust-big
Opinion
My Turn: Maximum benefit to people or favored corporations?

...its household, captain of its destiny, MAPA cannot stand. We have no obligation to cushion the downside of an aging oil field, certainly not when it ignores the Alaska Constitution. ? Douglas A. Yates is a former legislative aide, a photographer...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-15/my-turn-maximum-benefit-people-or-fav
Opinion
ExxonMobil manager says work going well at Point Thomson

...repeal.Hagedorn said fieldwork to develop Point Thompson is going well and has created work opportunities for Fairbanks oil field workers. Over the winter, the project created 729 positions on the North Slope and 1,200 statewide. Hagedorn said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-05/exxonmobil-manager-says-work-going-well
State
My Turn: Why vote yes to repeal SB21?

...Northrim and Goldsmith could do for $100,000? We don't contend any such thing - that drop was caused by a mature oil field and inflated industry expenses. I could have told them that for nothing.The oil industry deducts expenses before paying...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-11/my-turn-0
Opinion
Bering Straits Native Corp. seeks land for future Arctic port

...leading into the natural harbor is more than 40 feet deep.Northern Economics concluded that oil and gas exploration and oil field support services were the only two large industry markets likely to use the port regularly.If the decision is made by...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-30/bering-straits-native-corp-seeks-land-f
State
Oil is critical to Alaska's economy

...built. The reason is that much of the known, proven gas on the North Slope is in the Prudhoe Bay field, which is an oil field. The oil and gas are produced from the same wells and the support infrastructure built for oil has to be maintained...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-19/oil-critical-alaskas-economy
Opinion
My Turn: $2B 'giveaway' sound bite is dangerous distraction

...in place for the marginal fields. I understand why the oil companies, some financial and regional corporations, and oil field service companies support the new fiscal structure and are urging Alaskans to vote "No" on Proposition 1 in August...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-23/my-turn-2b-giveaway-sound-bite-danger
Opinion

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