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My Turn: Alaskan grown plan can save PFD and not raise taxes

...checks that would result in a roughly 50% decrease in check size while also tying the check to a declining asset, oil production. The new sovereign wealth fund would presumably help pay for state spending in perpetuity. The problem is that...
Without Keystone, industry must find new paths for oil

...McMillan said.Even if the Keystone XL had been built, oil would have continued to be shipped by rail because oil production exceeds pipeline capacity in North Dakota and oil producers have come to like the flexibility railroads offer. Shipping...
Nation and World
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...
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
Gov. Walker rolls out proposal to turn Permanent Fund into state's money factory

...under that scenario and current production figures."But if we get a gasline, if SB21 works and we get a rise in oil production, or if commodity prices turn around and you get an increase, well, the royalty dividend payout will be higher...
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...
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