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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...
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...
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...
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
American oil companies call for end to export ban

...nation's top export.U.S. oil producers say allowing crude exports would help spur further development of American oil resources, create more drilling jobs and increase the nation's energy security."It runs against the conventional wisdom...
Chukchi Sea oil and gas sale comment period extended

...because of the government shutdown in October. Developers believe Alaska's outer continental shelf has extensive oil resources, but the site's remote location and harsh conditions pose challenges to extraction. Find more information on how...
My Turn: Oil tax cut means state income or sales tax more likely

...ConocoPhillips' $6.2 million daily profit at the expense of state revenues. What do we Alaskans, who own that oil resource in common, get in exchange? Basically nothing. The bad news is that the governor's bill does not require any specific...
My Turn: The oil tax takeaway/giveaway: SB 21

...are on. This takeaway/giveaway is Senate Bill 21, masquerading as an inducement for future development of Alaska oil resources. Nobody supporting the takeaway/giveaway even pretends any actual development by the oil companies is required...


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