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My Turn: Oil tax myths

...of oil and taxes derived therefrom. But it occurs to me the discussion would benefit greatly if we kept in mind the oil industry is not Alaska's enemy, but our business partner. Like any business relationship, we must constantly monitor our...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-28/my-turn-oil-tax-myths
Opinion
Norway's king opens drilling conference

...connections, he said."I am confident that Norwegian companies will make worthwhile and responsible partners to Alaska's oil industry," he said.The conference is sponsored by INTSOK, a trade organization established by the Norwegian government and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-28/norways-king-opens-drilling-conference
State
My Turn: SB 21 raiding Alaska's savings

...accounts. Don't wait until they are depleted to voice your concerns.? Carl Benson is a lifelong Alaska resident educated at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, who has worked in the oil industry and is raising a family in Fairbanks.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-17/sb-21-raiding-alaskas-savings
Opinion
Seattle mayor, 'kayaktivists' take on oil

...port, loading spaces and workforce, and noted the Puget Sound has long been a major staging ground for the Alaska oil industry.Environmental activists say they relish the chance to make a public statement against fossil fuel dependence and global...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-08/seattle-mayor-kayaktivists-take-oil
State
Think again about Munoz

...against the governor and, when possible, feather their nests. After all, to meet with the highest officials in the oil industry the Anchorage leadership needs two elevators with glass walls, bathrooms where each stall is in a room and of course...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-05-06/think-again-about-mu%C3%B1oz
Letters
Debate over Arctic drilling - what's at stake

...navigation hazards.Environmental groups contend the oil industry has never demonstrated companies can clean up a major...receives upward of 90 percent of its revenue from the oil industry, and a drop in capacity or a dip in crude oil prices...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-08/debate-over-arctic-drilling-whats-stake
State
Noting a slower economy, Fed no closer to a rate hike

...to help boost consumer spending. So far, it hasn't. The economic impact has been mainly negative - layoffs by oil-industry states and cutbacks in investments by energy companies.Perhaps the biggest drag on the economy has been a sustained...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-30/noting-slower-economy-fed-no-closer-r
Not For Web
My Turn: The brokenness of Alaska's legislative priorities

...employers. Alaska Sen. Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, paints a perfect picture of this problem. He's been working in the oil industry for three decades. Since 2007 he's been an investment recovery coordinator for ConocoPhillips. But Meyer still felt...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-24/my-turn-brokenness-alaskas-legislativ
Opinion | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Advance, but cautiously, in Arctic drilling

...while leaving Alaska. Time will tell if it has.This newspaper has repeatedly counseled caution when dealing with the oil industry. We still believe so, but we cannot keep these companies at arm's length forever. We rely on oil. We are addicted...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-03/empire-editorial-advance-cautiously-a
Opinion
My Turn: Blaming oil tax for deficit is wrong

...more predictable and stable tax policy encourages the oil industry to increase investment. More investment equals more...spurred by tax reform. Employment and spending by the oil industry is at record highs, caused by major investment on the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-29/my-turn-blaming-oil-tax-deficit-wrong
Opinion

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