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Walker: Alaska will weather fiscal storm

...recommendations from a conference of citizens held in late November.On the oil price outlook, Walker said state petroleum economists believe it will take some time for prices to nudge up."Circumstances overtook us. The world commodity markets...
Exploring the 'what ifs' of SB 21, ACES

...production was about one-tenth of 1 percent down from the previous year, said John Tichotsky, the state's chief petroleum economist. "The difference is within the error range in equipment used to meter the oil flow," Tichotsky said.The oil...
My Turn: SB21 myths are 'baloney marinated in oil'

...false propaganda that lowering taxes will increase throughput, saying, "This is baloney marinated in oil." "Petroleum economists generally counsel that state oil taxes have no effect on production decisions, which are guided by the world market...
Slope drilling reached record level in 2014 on wells in the field including maintenance, their main function is the drilling of new wells. Ed King, a petroleum economist with the state Department of Natural Resources, said that as a rule of thumb each rig working in a producing field...
Gas prices are dropping with oil prices - sort of

...economist at the Alaska Department of Revenue."Sometimes we get too focused on crude oil products," added petroleum economist Joyce Lofgren. "(Alaska is) an expensive place to do business."Alaska crude is of a higher quality and more...
Senate urges $6 billion oil investment on North Slope

...jump in capital spending. "It's got to happen over the next four years or so," said Chuck Logsdon, chief petroleum economist for the Department of Revenue. The department's spring forecast, released April 15, shows West Sak starting...
North Slope crude oil production plunges, cutting into state revenue

...It would be nice if we were producing 1 million barrels a day at $40 a barrel," said Chuck Logsdon, chief petroleum economist with the Department of Revenue. But, he added, "Obviously that oil is not going anywhere." If North Slope...
Flow of North Slope crude picks up

...about 20 percent below projections but headed in the right direction, said Chuck Logsdon, the state's chief petroleum economist. "We're still kind of where we were, but we're picking up barrels every day," Logsdon said Tuesday. North...
Public packs debate on initiatives

...Measure 2 would add cost and risk to the project, and likely produce a drawn-out legal challenge. Roger Marks, a petroleum economist for the state, said the ballot measure is wrong for Alaska because there is evidence that the producers are serious...
Oil income to keep state coffers full

...can contribute $10 to $15 per barrel premium to oil prices, according to recently retired Revenue Department petroleum economist Chuck Logsdon. "We're talking about the usual suspects: Iraq, where there is a very active insurgency that...


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