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Analysis: SB21 working as hoped

...rosy scenario comparing the ACES and SB21/MAPA tax regimes on a make-believe investment, the reality of Alaska's oil future as projected by the Parnell administration is dismal," Vic Fisher, chair of the anti-SB21 group Vote Yes Repeal...
Pioneer sells Alaska holdings for $550 million

...State of Alaska has with independent oil and gas companies and concurred with Musselman when discussing the state's oil future."To remove SB 21 would be the best way to see the pipeline (throughput) continue to decline," Sheffield said...
My Turn: Promises, promises

...and greater profitability?Unfortunately, SB21 was also sold under the mantle of rosy assumptions about Alaska's oil future. These conjectures have always been vague or incomplete. Simply, our competitiveness will depend on future oil prices...
Floor of Alaska Senate breaks out into oil tax debate

...good, in part after an adverse court decision."However," Leighow said, "we remain very optimistic for Alaska's oil future, especially with the billions of dollars in new investment we've seen already."
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Prudhoe Bay shutdown may last several days

...fell to its lowest level this year on Wednesday. Crude oil futures have plunged by more than $20 a barrel since mid-July...consensus within OPEC for an immediate output cut, sending oil futures to $57.59 a barrel. The vast Prudhoe Bay field covers...
Alaska editorials: Watch out for scams

...The variations on this theme are endless. From Nigerian bank scams to real estate in the American Southwest, to oil futures and foreign lotteries you won though you can't recall buying a ticket, the scammer has a perpetual story about big...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...gasoline in the United States. The caller has a simplistic and myopic understanding of international trade and the oil futures market. Oil prices are set on a world market based on world supply and demand. Reinstating the export ban would not...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...ideological terrorism. It was in furtherance of a fraudulent scheme,'' Bettendorf said. Reumayr intended to buy up oil futures, then detonate the bombs, Bettendorf said. ``He hoped it would drive the price of oil up, and he would sell out...
Crude prices reach $100 of distillates, which include heating oil and diesel. In other Nymex trading Wednesday, February heating oil futures rose 9.1 cents to settle at a record $2.7404 a gallon after setting a trading record of $2.7465 while February...
Oil tax bill lacks performance guarantees to protect Alaska's economy

...companies $2 billion, no performance measures, no audits, no strings attached. I'm all for investing in Alaska's oil future and recognize the need to keep oil flowing through the pipeline. However, it is a breach of the Governor and legislatures...


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