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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...
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...
Oil tax struggle begins anew: Production must grow; tax cut can lure investment

...production. But declining the production is. Alaska this year slipped to fourth among the ranking of the nation's oil-producing states, in part due to increases elsewhere, but also due to the continued drop in oil coming from up north.Alaska...
My Turn: All of Alaska is fueled by oil

...but that was not occurring under the old tax regime. Investment increased elsewhere. In fact, among the other oil producing states in the U.S., as of 2012, all had shown increases or were flat with the previous year. Alaska was the only...
200 rally against climate, energy bill

...backing of the American Petroleum Institute, which is supporting similar "Energy Citizen" gatherings in other oil-producing states. Speakers took aim at the Waxman-Markey climate and energy bill, also known as the American Clean Energy and...
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...
Kelly, Gara in oil tax duel at Chamber event

...The party is over."To remain competitive, Alaska must sweeten its tax deal with oil producers, Kelly said. Oil producing states such as North Dakota and Texas have already drawn off potential oil investors, he said."[Investors] are going...
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...


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