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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...
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...
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: 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...
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...
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...
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...
North Dakota's oil boom isn't about low taxes

Gov. Sean Parnell doesn't like the fact that North Dakota's oil production surpassed Alaska's.
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...


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