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Exploring the 'what ifs' of SB 21, ACES

...the state's chief petroleum economist. "The difference is within the error range in equipment used to meter the oil flow," Tichotsky said.The oil producers' achievement compares with the 8.2 percent decline between fiscal years 2012...
My Turn: Vote 'yes' and history is doomed to repeat

...every year.ACES proved to be the largest oil tax increase in Alaska's history. In an effort to reverse declining oil flows and generate more production and more jobs for Alaskans, the Legislature reformed the tax by passing Senate Bill 21 in...
Letter: Oil tax analysis was wrong

...government taking of part of the oil company compensation. Take too much, and your oil stays in the ground. Pay the fees and oil flows down the pipeline. Oil tax reform won't hurt the Permanent Fund nearly as much as governmental deficit spending.It...
My Turn: Be careful what you vote for even greater oil production decline and Alaska will be hit by both less oil revenue per barrel due to SB21 and less oil flow.There is not enough natural gas in the large fields to fill a large LNG project for more than five or 10 years, anyway...
My Turn: Honor Hammond by repealing SB 21

...taxes? Let's ask Bella, his wife," DeMarban noted that proponents of slashing oil taxes in hopes of stimulating oil flow were using the wisdom of Jay Hammond to bolster their arguments. This was immediately challenged by those in opposition...
My Turn: Why not the Permanent Fund?

...of the magnitude of the gasline. Up to now, the Permanent Fund's corpus has been generated from oil revenue, but oil flow is declining. New revenue from gas can replace a portion of disappearing oil revenue. Since 25 percent of gas revenue...
Research holds the key to Alaska's future the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, and in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, all of which could increase oil flow in the trans-Alaska oil pipeline.Alaskans have never been laggards in the world of invention. The FAA's Next Generation...
Senator blasts federal rejection of refuge road

...guarantee about what Alaska will get in return.Murkowski said the Legislature has taken serious steps to try to boost oil flow through the trans-Alaska pipeline system and that it is long past time for the federal government to do the same.While...
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AOGA has problems with Parnell oil tax bill

...with a plan that is fair to Alaskans.Giessel said she plans to spend at least three weeks on the governor's bill in the Resources Committee after it comes over from a special Senate committee on oil flow through the trans-Alaska pipeline.
3 things to watch for in the state Legislature

...holding informational hearings, helping to lay the groundwork for the bill's arrival.A special Senate committee on oil flow through the trans-Alaska pipeline last week advanced the proposal, SB21 in the Senate, but, in an accompanying letter...


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