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Juneau questions SB21 experts

...the base production tax rate. Put simply, Clark says it's 35 percent; Gara says that is only true if the price of oil hits $160 a barrel.A section in the law identifies that number as 35 percent after listing a series of exceptions to that...
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Price of Alaska oil hits 19-month high

ANCHORAGE - Alaska oil prices have hit a 19-month high, closing Monday on West Coast open markets at $85.14 a barrel.
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House passes tax on oil profits of 23.5 percent

...bill to tax 23.5 percent of oil companies' Alaska profits, a tax rate that would rise even higher when the price of oil hits about $50 per barrel. Sound off on the important issues at The bill that passed 28-12 would tax company profits at...
Bush makes a slip on Arctic oil policy

...high prices and encourage a long-term move away from oil. His drive to find ways to reduce the national addiction to oil hits on the only real alternative. Just leave the Arctic refuge out of the mix.
Group takes step to sue over oil dispersants

...risk to struggling species in Alaska, it has no business authorizing their use, she said. She acknowledged that once oil hits the water, there are no good solutions, which is why her group has sued previously to require the federal government...


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