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My Turn: SB 21 raiding Alaska's savings

...magnitude under current oil prices.SB 21 is giving oil resources away to the developers at no net benefit to the people...all but guarantees that our undeveloped North Slope oil resources will have a negative present value to the state of Alaska...
My Turn: Alaskan can safely exit the Arctic oil rapids

...between the U.S. and Canada. Interesting, Russia, Greenland, and Norway account for 63 percent of the total Arctic oil resources with the remaining 37 percent split between the U.S. and Canada (Figure 1). The U.S. Energy Information Administration...
My Turn: The hard truth about our oil revenue

...first time in state history, we are making less than zero from a tax meant to compensate Alaska for the taking of its oil resources. How is this situation possible? The Alaska Department of Revenue projects the state will pay $625 million to producers...
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: 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: $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...
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...
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...
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...


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