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My Turn: Be careful what you vote for

...governor.Alaskans need to realize that just because oil prices have stabilized at $100 per barrel does not mean that...potential shale oil development outside of the U.S. If oil prices reach $200, and we do not have ACES back in place...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-08/my-turn-be-careful-what-you-vote
Opinion
My Turn: $2B 'giveaway' sound bite is dangerous distraction

...they should consider is the fairness to Alaskans, the owner of the state's oil resources, under a broad scenario of oil prices and economic conditions. If the price of oil goes up, the profitability in our legacy fields will dramatically increase...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-23/my-turn-2b-giveaway-sound-bite-danger
Opinion
Alaska revenue lower due to oil prices, production

...to do with lower-than-expected oil prices and declining production than with...Commissioner Angela Rodell said lower oil prices are expected to continue having the...spring, the department forecast oil prices of $109.61 a barrel for the current...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-05/alaska-revenue-lower-due-oil-prices-pro
State | AK legislature
ExxonMobil manager says work going well at Point Thomson

...previous tax structure, which was changed by the Alaska Legislature in 2013, was overcomplicated and burdensome at higher oil prices."I just want to say what is important about oil tax reform from our perspective," Hagedorn said. "If I could leave...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-05/exxonmobil-manager-says-work-going-well
State
My Turn: The word Parnell refuses to say: 'deficit'

...The forecast runs several different scenarios based on oil prices, and even at (a hypothetical) $135 per barrel, the...is no longer a "fill up the saving accounts at high oil prices" option. Parnell eliminated that option.Parnell is...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-16/word-parnell-refuses-say-deficit
Opinion
Parnell signs budget bills, makes no vetoes

...oil tax. Wielechowski, for example, favors returning to a tax structure that captures more for the state at higher oil prices. A referendum on the oil tax is scheduled for August.Parnell, for his part, told the Rotary group the best facts...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-29/parnell-signs-budget-bills-makes-no-vet
State
My Turn: Economic research shows Alaska is better off under new oil tax

...Future revenues are very sensitive to oil prices and costs of production and are difficult...costs continue to rise faster than oil prices - the new tax could produce more...production costs were lower, relative to oil prices, the old tax could produce more revenue...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-05-05/my-turn-economic-research-shows-alask
Opinion
My Turn: Real facts on oil tax reform

...production costs increasing faster than oil prices continuing, which experts agree...decline in production, and falling oil prices are far different than six years...progressivity of ACES triggered by high oil prices, there was very little upside value...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-05-12/real-facts-oil-tax-reform
Opinion
Global, national economics influence Alaska

...a good thing for tourism-heavy economies like Juneau's, he said - but he also believes government spending and oil prices will fall in the coming decade.Consumers worldwide are expected to "continue chugging along" in their habits, he...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-14/global-national-economics-influence-ala
Local | AK legislature
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Alaska economy holds up under low oil prices 8/31/98

...Alaska economy holds up under low oil prices Economists cite technology developments... ANCHORAGE - A decade ago, when oil prices tanked, so did Alaska's economy...largest city and unemployment shot up. Oil prices are doing it again, but this time...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/083198/economy.html

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