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Alaska oil royalties likely on hold with appeal

...owners make money, but the state's income from royalty oil and production taxes lessens. The value of the state's oil royalties and the taxable value of the companies' shares are calculated by subtracting transportation costs from the oil's...
Alaska Editorial: Southeast lawmakers have chance to create working relationships with new governor

...result of oil revenue. Oil prices ran above $100 per barrel for some time; they are well below that today, meaning oil royalties paid to the state aren't covering the state's expenses.The state has huge financial issues to address this upcoming...
Big Oil almost erases decline for FY 2014

...per day average.State agencies monitor oil production closely because about 90 percent of state revenue comes from oil royalties and taxes. The Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, an independent state regulatory agency, supervises and...
Alaskans to receive $900 for 2013 PFD check

...crash factored into decreasing check amounts over the last few years. The fund is an investment of some of Alaska's oil royalties. At the end of fiscal year 2013, preliminary data showed that the Permanent Fund was valued at $44.9 billion...
Salazar defends higher oil royalties

WASHINGTON - Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Monday he would consider tapping oil from Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge if it can be done from outside the refuge's boundaries, leaving animals and other wildlife undisturbed.
Road bill provision to cost state $50M

The state will miss out on approximately $50 million in back oil royalties and taxes because of a provision put in the recently passed federal highway bill by U.S. Sens. Ted Stevens and Lisa Murkowski...
Don't understand oil deal

...will eliminate both the federal and state payment of oil royalties from any oil coming out of NPR-A. Gov. Murkowski...into the Permanent Fund and come out as dividends. Oil royalties keep the state operating. We all realize that we are...
Oil price boosts surplus

...71 million more than predicted in April. State government will collect 81 percent of its general revenue from oil royalties and taxes this year. But the oil-dependent revenue scheme that made the state rich in the high-price, high-production...
Southeast ferry runs to be trimmed

...this year's budget was being put together by the Alaska Marine Highway System. What's good for state revenue from oil royalties is bad for running the engines on the state's ships, said Norm Edwards, operations manager for the ferry system...
The high cost of low taxes

...exceptionally small and well run, but because it is financed by oil royalties. Those royalties belong to us and whether state government is financed by taxes or oil royalties, it is our money. Paying with royalties may be less...


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