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My Turn: 2014 election brings new Energy to U.S. Senate

...American oil to American markets.After years of high prices, current per-barrel values present challenges to oil-producing states, and the artificial barrier of an export ban does not help. Fungible commodities like oil are best bought and...
My Turn: Vote 'yes' and history is doomed to repeat

...Bill 21 in 2013.The goal of SB21 was to create an investment climate to make Alaska more competitive with other oil-producing states and countries, and to get the Trans-Alaska Pipeline ready for larger volumes, possibly offshore or, maybe...
Evolution of Alaska's oil taxes

Editor's note: This article is one of several taking a comprehensive look at the issues surrounding the upcoming Aug.
More proof that production isn't a priority for Obama administration

...the State Department announcement said more time is needed for the review of comments and documents.People in oil-producing states such as Alaska have long been suspect of this administration, which through this latest action on Keystone shows...
My Turn: Alaska Bankers Association: Vote no on one

...example, combined oil production in the mature oil-producing states of Texas and North Dakota has grown by over 200...ACES, Alaska had fallen to fourth place among oil-producing states with the expectation of further decline. Our Legislature...
Gas prices are dropping with oil prices - sort of

...other costs - largely transportation and storage - factor into the prices Alaskans pay, which is why, even as an oil-producing state, fuel costs more here."Oil and oil products are not the same products or the same market," said John Tichotsky...
Alaska economic forecast: partly cloudy/sunny

...said. In Alaska, declining oil production is acting as a drag. The state is now the third- or fourth-largest oil producing state in the nation, behind Texas, North Dakota and possibly California.Alaska has a cash surplus now, Hartley said...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...under the measure, would go back to paying taxes based on a system that Alaska used before 1981, and which other oil producing state continue to use, he said. ``Oil companies are paying two-thirds of what other Alaska corporations in the state...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...conference on federal energy and environmental matters in Washington, D.C. The council is an organization of 10 oil-producing states. ``This session will focus on policies concerning clean air, clean water, global warming, and energy restructuring...
Legislators report from D.C.

...condition, we don't have high unemployment and we don't have the deficits they have," he said. And no other oil producing states seem to be looking to cut taxes in hopes it will spur production, Stevens said. "Some of the ones that are here...


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