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State claims 20,000 acres on edge of ANWR

...the state has important implications for oil and gas development on the eastern North...confusion for the state, which holds periodic oil and gas lease sales on the North Slope and...this year, the state has also issued two oil and gas leases in the nearshore Beaufort...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-29/state-claims-20000-acres-edge-anwr
State
Letter: Beware of Being Conned

...Apparently, he could not hang up on us until we did. At one point I said that he was drinking too much of the oil that his oil company backers were giving him. He laughed, before continuing on. He went as far as telling me that children have...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-30/letter-beware-being-conned
Letters
Sarah Palin hopes to run for office again some day

...a Republican who has held office since Palin quit. Parnell, Palin's former lieutenant governor, dismantled the increased oil taxes that served as a key part of Palin's agenda while she served as governor.In the interview, Palin said Republican leaders...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-29/sarah-palin-hopes-run-office-again-some
State
Budding entrepreneurs

...experimentation for their own consumption."We know how to infuse teas and juices and drinks, sodas, beverages, coconut oil, olive and avocado oils - that's the base to make just about any food," James listed. "It would be really awesome to open...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-30/budding-entrepreneurs
Local
My Turn: Let's talk honestly about oil

...conversations they had 15 years ago, when oil prices plummeted to nine dollars a barrel...providing financial stability during low oil price environments. This was recognized...offset the risks inherent in relying on oil production for operating revenue, and provide...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-27/my-turn-lets-talk-honestly-about-oil
Opinion
Empire Editorial: For governor of Alaska, Parnell is the right pick

...he may have been right about SB 21. With oil around $80 per barrel, the state is expected...Bering Sea Gold" under the same security as oil company revenue. Parnell's administration...of Southeast. He's proven to support oil development on the North Slope and while...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-28/empire-editorial-governor-alaska-parn
Opinion
Forum a (mostly) one-sided affair

...come forward," including an infrastructure expansion for the AWARE shelter.Oil and gasWhile the democratic candidates voted to repeal SB21, which instituted a new oil tax regime, each candidate said they would be watching closely to see what...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-28/forum-mostly-one-sided-affair
Local
Parnell, Walker trade barbs during debate

...would never let a victim come to his office or have allegations come forward without moving to take action.Walker said when oil companies complained about pipeline taxation, Parnell "acted immediately" by firing the chairman of the board that reviews...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-28/parnell-walker-trade-barbs-during-debat
State
Slumping oil prices means widened budget gap

Alaska oil prices are dropping. Last week they hit a...four years. With Alaska's budget wedded to oil revenue, the trend will impact the state's...months. Just four months later, a barrel of oil is $30 cheaper. It was in October 2010 that...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-24/slumping-oil-prices-means-widened-budge
State
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up to AFN, thumbs down to stealing from a church

...uplifts and unifies Natives.Thumbs down to falling oil prices. With the price of crude oil falling faster than the autumn leaves, Alaska's...next meeting of OPEC, whether these plummeting oil prices are a blip or if they're akin to what happened...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-27/empire-editorial-thumbs-afn-thumbs-do
Opinion

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