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My Turn: Gov. Parnell should seek long-term oil production increases

...deciding whether SB21 is in Alaska's best interests, we need to ask whether we are getting the best price for our oil resource while also encouraging its maximum development.The "Vote Yes" effort has asserted SB21 is a multi-billion dollar...
My Turn: Repeal SB21, bring back ACES

...reveal nothing about the effectiveness of SB 21 to change industry's investment behavior and develop Alaska's oil resources.A yes vote will reinstate the ACES tax system that SB 21 was purported to "reform." ACES was all about investment...
My Turn: Alaskans can't fully trust Big Oil

...Bay. Alaskans were certainly no dummies. We knew where the oil was and how valuable it was, so Prudhoe Bay and its oil resources became ours.We are foolish to give away (for so little) the resources we own. There is an old American saying...
Slope drilling reached record level in 2014 a potential north-end Prudhoe Bay development that could see another 30 wells and 55 million barrels of new oil resources.While drill rigs do different kinds of work on wells in the field including maintenance, their main function is...
Letter to the Editor: We're mad as hell and not going to take it

...this and more. The Alaska Legislature and Governor Parnell approved SB 21, which cuts revenue we receive from our oil resources. This legislation will cost all of us billions of dollars. These dollars support state government: public safety...
My Turn: $2B 'giveaway' sound bite is dangerous distraction

...the fairness to Alaskans, the owner of the state's oil resources, under a broad scenario of oil prices and economic...the extremely valuable, plentiful and non-renewable oil resources on the North Slope. As it stands, I do not think SB21...
Oil company seeks to export Yukon crude from Skagway

...establish production and give us more insight into what is there," he said. "Our feeling is there are conventional oil resources there."According to a 2005 study by Natural Resources Canada, the Eagle Plains Basin is estimated to contain 426...
3 things to watch in the Legislature

...said people were promised 1 million barrels of oil a day if the state would "give up" billions of dollars for its oil resources, and promised billions more in profits. He said the administration contends the production estimates are conservative...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: SB21 enables exploitation of Alaska's resources

...value for that oil. SB21 is a giveaway that sells our resources far short of fair value.The private owners of the oil resources in North Dakota and Texas demand and receive $2.5 to $3.5 billion per year (same volume of oil) more for their...
Opinion | AK legislature
Playing TAPS

...Court Judge Sharon Gleason seemed to agree with this, which is why the municipalities now assert a larger number for oil resources.However, whether TAPS can economically operate at 100,000 barrels per day is highly problematic. It might be...


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