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Shell move dims nation's oil prospects

...which looked to Alaska's offshore Arctic as the next source of oil big enough to keep the country among the top three oil producers in the world along with Saudi Arabia and Russia.But Shell drilled to 6,800 feet about 80 miles offshore in the...
Gov: Unsustainable for tax breaks to exceed oil tax revenue

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker says the state is expected to pay about $100 million more in tax credits to oil producers than it receives in production taxes this year amid low oil prices.In an opinion piece, published in Alaska newspapers, Walker...
Oil producers sign on for gas pipeline

...On Friday, the three major oil producers - with rights to North Slope natural...said. The application from the oil producers had been on the governor's desk...pipeline proposed by the big three oil producers would run 3,500 miles from Alaska's...
Big Oil almost erases decline for FY 2014

In a dramatic development, North Slope oil producers have essentially erased a long-term decline trend that has existed for all but one year since 1989 when two new oil fields began...
Empire Editorial: Walker's tax credit cut a fair move

...Considering these payments to oil producers could soon top $1 billion, it...needed. Otherwise, prospective oil producers could have recovered more than...This isn't about picking on oil producers; rather it's about sharing...
Legislature neglecting Alaskans

...preserving huge incentives and tax breaks for "persons" that aren't Alaskans - that is, persons in the form of oil producers. Every Alaskan will sacrifice in our current financial crisis. Oil companies are making not a single sacrifice for...
My Turn: Worst session ever?

...point, House and Senate Democrats pushed to defer payment of over $600 million in oil tax credits to North Slope oil producers until they're legally due. The Republicans pushed back saying we need to honor the tax credit commitments made to...
Black Gold: Alaska oil profits high, despite Palin-era taxes

Alaska's big three oil producers and their allies are seeking tax...are unusual among the state's oil producers because they provide specifics...The state's other two major oil producers, BP and ExxonMobil Corp. haven't...
Oil companies ask for tax relief

Alaska's big three oil producers appeared before the Alaska Legislature Wednesday to support Gov. Sean Parnell's call for reducing oil taxes, but didn't provide...
Delving deep in to Prudhoe Bay, looking for answers

Alaska's oil producers are working hard to stem the decline of oil production from the North Slope's aging giant Prudhoe Bay field, but legislators...


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