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Alaska Senate advances trans-Alaska gas pipeline proposal

...through our oil taxes," Wielechowski said. That proposal failed on a 4-14 vote.Amendments that would have changed oil tax rates, reduce the state's risk in the project by changing the terms of the agreement with TransCanada and install a project...
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Special Session

...answers and debate the issues. Topping many lawmakers' lists is the provision in the contract that would lock in oil-tax rates for 30 years and gas rates for 45 years. Producers say they cannot decide if they will have the money to pursue the...
Lawmakers fear state will pay

...and gas issues. Under the proposed restructuring of oil tax rates, the state stands to earn $2.7 billion each year...credits. The newest version of the legislation sets the oil-tax rate at 25 percent, but depending on the amount of investments...
Juneau's unopposed delegation outlines their agendas

...of the same issues as Munoz, but not always on the same side. Kerttula said she expects oil and gas issues, both oil tax rates and natural gas pipeline development, to be active issues in the next session. While she'd be open to some changes...
Legislative expert warns of oil tax flaws

...Budget & Audit Committee to analyze oil and gas issues. Under the Alaska's Clear and Equitable Share oil tax law, oil tax rates go up by 0.4 percent per dollar of the oil's wellhead value, above a certain amount. The oil tax it replaced...
Weyhrauch trail slated for Juneau

...Weyhrauch tried to get a job performing legal work for a wealthy businessman, Bill Allen, who was working to influence oil tax rates that the Alaska Legislature was in the midst of changing. Weyhrauch and Kott's cases were separated, a reason he...
Dems push back on oil tax cut proposals

...start of the 27th Alaska Legislature they'll oppose calls by Gov. Sean Parnell and others to lower the state's oil tax rates. Alaska's oil reserves will not always be there, and the state needs to prepare for that day, said Rep. Berta...
My Turn: Norwegian oil wealth

...Eskofisk Oil Field", "Prudhoe Bay Oil Field" and "List of Oil Fields") I've also read that Norway's oil tax rates have been and continue to be higher than Alaska's, even under the current Alaska law (ACES - Alaska's Clear and...
Two more jump into race against Rep. Don Young

...with VECO Corp., Rick Smith, testified in federal court that he'd bribed Cowdery while VECO was pushing for lower oil tax rates, and LeDoux went public with criticism of Cowdery. She said Cowdery had held one of her bills in the Rules Committee...
Weyhrauch plans defense strategy

...said. VECO CEO Bill Allen and another executive have pleaded guilty to bribing several state legislators to support an oil tax rate favored by oil producers. Federal indictments against three former Alaska legislators now awaiting trial accuse them...


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