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My Turn: AMHS cuts off limb hoping it grows back

...expensive to bring those vessels back online. If AMHS is going to weather this storm of low oil prices, declining oil production and budget pressure it will need to do so with a carefully thought out strategy that will provide essential transportation...
Forum examines state's fiscal future not likely to happen.There is a great disconnect between population, which is on the rise, and North Slope Oil production, which is on the decline (along with oil prices). And the disconnect is growing. "We don't see the possibility...
My Turn: Reflections of Alaska's fiscal situation

...oil being pushed through the Trans Alaska Pipeline is rapidly decreasing as a result of the inevitable reduction in oil production.I am confident Malone would first call for the protection of the Permanent Fund. It is, or at least should be...
Shell move dims nation's oil prospects's undiscovered conventional oil and gas.The drilling project also held the hopes of Alaska, which has seen oil production and revenues decline sharply in recent years, and the U.S. oil industry, which looked to Alaska's offshore...
My Turn: Making a sustainable and responsible PFD

...overspend. Also a wise move.Today, with North Slope oil production down three-quarters from its peak in 1988, it's...residents to thrive in the years ahead.Years of falling oil production, painfully low oil prices and state spending - even...
Drilling boom increases harmful spills

...Oklahoma, Wyoming, Kansas, Utah and Montana - states that account for more than 90 percent of U.S. onshore oil production. In 2009, there were 2,470 reported spills in the 11 states; by 2014, the total was 4,643. The amount spilled...
Nation and World
Obama, delegation won't cross paths during stop

...economic prospects. Many renewable energy projects in our state were made possible with state revenues derived from oil production," she wrote.Sullivan offered a similar comment. By email, Sullivan spokesman Mike Anderson said "the senator...
State | Local
My Turn: Murkowski: President's Alaska goal should be partnership

...economic prospects. Many renewable energy projects in our state were made possible with state revenues derived from oil production. Our Permanent Fund gave the world a model of how to transform non-renewable wealth into a renewable resource...
My Turn: Open discussion needed on oil taxation

...emptying our savings.Some say changing tax credits to small explorers is the full answer. They're wrong. We need an oil production tax that earns Alaskans enough - a fair share - that we both get fair revenue to help fund public safety, education...
Alaska Editorial: Time for Alaskans to engage in budget process

...would have been one thing to see state revenue dwindle over the course of a few years, with a gradual decline in oil production here and a small drop in prices there.But the current crisis, while it didn't crop up overnight, certainly developed...


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