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Walker concerned about gas pipeline

...history of fits and starts. Alaskans have long looked to a gas line as a way to shore up revenues amid declining oil production, create jobs and provide energy for residents."What I've said is that I will finish the project. I will not...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-14/walker-concerned-about-gas-pipeline
State
Alaska voters reject repeal of 2013 petroleum tax

...say, 'It's more complicated than that,'" he said.The campaign was all about fixing the problem of declining oil production, which has seen output in the trans-Alaska pipeline fall from a high of 2 million barrels per day in 1988 to 547...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-27/alaska-voters-reject-repeal-2013-petrol
State
Oil-tax opponents vow to monitor industry promises

...said the law would mean more jobs for Alaskans, more oil production, more money in the Alaska Permanent Fund and "more...years and her proof of measureable success will be oil production."Without that, you don't grow the royalty base...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-21/oil-tax-opponents-vow-monitor-industry-
State
Juneau shouts 'Yes' as Alaska screams 'No'

...tallying votes cast in Tuesday's statewide primary. Ballot Measure 1, which would have repealed the state's oil production tax reform, appears to be bound for failure.With all 441 precincts reporting results, "No" was outpacing "Yes...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-21/juneau-shouts-yes-alaska-screams-no
State | Local
My Turn: Gov. Parnell should seek long-term oil production increases

...the matter closed until Gov. Parnell addressed my arguments on a local radio show. It was implied I suggested more oil production is bad, and the Governor dismissively stated: "Molecules in the ground do no good for Alaskans. Produced oil...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-18/gov-parnell-should-seek-long-term-oil
Opinion
Exploring the 'what ifs' of SB 21, ACES

...the annual 6 percent decline in oil production, "even a flattening of the decline...production is factored in, so that oil production averages about 500,000 barrels...over the five years.Increased oil production changes things, however. If...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-17/exploring-what-ifs-sb-21-aces
State
My Turn: Vote 'No' for Alaska's future

...structure ACES, I never intended for ACES' unarguable result - guaranteed decline. With ACES in place, Alaska oil production continued declining by 6 to 8 percent every year. Further, ACES' uncompetitive structure led to Alaska losing out...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-17/my-turn-vote-no-alaskas-future
Opinion
My Turn: Repeal SB21, bring back ACES

...tax warfare."Mauer described how both sides of the oil tax debate relied on Department of Revenue forecasts of oil production and tax revenue to support their arguments. But the "facts" reveal nothing about the effectiveness of SB 21 to...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-15/repeal-sb21-bring-back-aces
Opinion
My Turn: Facts emerge in support of YES vote

...Revenue figures show there is less oil production under SB21. The reality of reduced...is in a bad situation with less oil production and less money per barrel.We...incentives to invest in new areas of oil production that we need to secure a stable...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-15/facts-emerge-support-yes-vote
Opinion
My Turn: Vote 'yes' and history is doomed to repeat

...Under ACES, from 2007 until 2014, North Slope oil production declined by an average of 6 percent every year.ACES...so many environmentalists - who are against Alaskan oil production in the first place - are so strongly in favor of repeal...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-11/my-turn-vote-yes-and-history-doomed-r
Opinion

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