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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...
My Turn: After the decision on Prop 1, Alaskans are in a win-win situation

...What is the good news for Alaskans?The oil industry is now on record promising big job growth, large increases in oil production and bulging state budgets. These are strong promises the Big 3 refused to make in Juneau last year when SB21 was...
SB21 adds drops, not gusher in first months

...a watershed moment for Alaska oil production."Production in Alaska oil, are touting FY 2014's oil production as a product of the new tax structure...already be having an affect on oil production. After all, the 2014 fiscal...
Local | SB21
My Turn: Facts emerge in support of YES vote

...Revenue figures show there is less oil production under SB21. The reality of 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...
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...
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...
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 Ballot Measure 1, which would have repealed the state's oil production tax reform, appears to be bound for failure.With all 441 precincts reporting results, "No" was outpacing "Yes...
State | Local
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...
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...
US Senate race draws focus in Alaska primary

...national GOP powerbrokers.The other high-profile question on the ballot is a referendum to overturn the state's new oil production tax. Supporters of the new system see the tax cuts as a way to boost investment and production, while critics deem...


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