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My Turn: Alaskan can safely exit the Arctic oil rapids

...if oil prices were to fall below $75 a barrel, the oil flow through the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) might...the Alyeska Pipeline Service Company estimates low crude oil flow rates through the TAPS below 600,000 barrels per day...
My Turn: Oil tax myths

...all, that's something we can influence - unlike oil prices, which we cannot control.By extending and increasing oil flows through the pipeline, we will be able to forestall additional budget cuts and/or minimize taxing Alaskans. The best...
Letter: Returning to state income tax a tough leadership decision have one, but since the development of North Slope oil Alaska has been on oil welfare. We have lived high on the oil-flow hog for a few decades. So, in this time of serious economic crunch, perhaps it's time to have those conversations...
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: 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...
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...
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...


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