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My Turn: $2B 'giveaway' sound bite is dangerous distraction for the marginal fields. I understand why the oil companies, some financial and regional corporations, and oil field service companies support the new fiscal structure and are urging Alaskans to vote "No" on Proposition 1 in August. It's...
Fairbanks-based company builds treatment plants in hostile locales

...treatment plant under contract to Lifewater.Tsigonis said the experience could make Lifewater an ongoing player in the oil field services business. He said he's in discussions to work on several other large projects, although none of them are ready...
Clark to seek return of law license

...and an ally of oil industry companies seeking new oil and natural gas tax and development deals. VECO Corp., an oil field services company, contributed $68,000 in illegal corporate campaign contributions to Murkowski's unsuccessful re-election...
Berkowitz backs away from dramatic change in oil tax plan

...Economic Limit Factor was replaced in 2006 with the Petroleum Profits Tax. Following revelations of bribes paid by oil field services company VECO Corp. to hold down the PPT tax rate, then-Gov. Sarah Palin and Parnell, the lieutenant governor...
Weyhrauch leads Juneau candidates in contributions, oil and other interests. He received $1,500 in individual donations from top employees of Anchorage oil field services company Veco. "I guess the special interests range from individuals to unions to construction companies to people...
Former rep works to recall Sen. Ben Stevens

...The basis of the recall application is a perceived conflict between Stevens' consulting work for VECO Corp., an oil field services company, and his obligations as a state senator. VECO in 1999 supported a campaign seeking voter permission to...
Knowles raises $100k in less than a month

...district stretching from Anchorage's Hillside to Girdwood, has collected contributions from numerous oil company and oil field services executives. He has $71,230 in cash, much of which he will take into the campaign for the Nov. 7 general election...
Club goes from joke to Federal warrants

...a barroom joke last spring among Alaska legislators whose names were linked to large campaign contributions from oil field services company VECO Corp. Sound off on the important issues at "Somebody walked up and said, 'You corrupt bastards...
Murkowski drops plans for session

...BP shut down part of the Prudhoe Bay oil field and federal agents raid lawmakers' offices for their ties to an oil field services company. The effect of those events have effectively dashed Murkowski's hopes to be the governor that delivers...
Alaska editorial: Don't jump to conclusions in wake of investigation building, and the image of federal agents carrying out boxes of documents purportedly related to a leading oil field services company, the recently approved oil taxation overhaul, and the natural gas pipeline contract made a splash across...


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