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My Turn: United Legislature grants control of state's destiny

...pipeline is built, we will see hundreds of long-term career opportunities in which Alaskans can run and maintain the pipeline system. And we can expect even more jobs and state revenue from reinvigorated oil and gas exploration on the North Slope...
My Turn: Best way to advance AKLNG is together

...recently, while viewing a short film produced by the Consumer Energy Alliance of the marvel that is our Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS).I didn't marvel at the engineering; TAPS has delivered oil safely through some of the most challenging...
State approves Point Thomson pipeline

...has approved the operation of a 22-mile pipeline connecting the Point Thomson development to the trans-Alaska Pipeline System.In a decision dated Wednesday, the RCA said ExxonMobil and pipeline developer PTE Pipeline LLC will begin to operate...
Alaska Science Forum: Why we spilled crude just to watch it burn

...two professional oil-spill workers dumped 10 five-gallon buckets of crude oil obtained from a Trans-Alaska Pipeline System tap in North Pole. They spilled the oil into a metal ring about 15 feet in diameter. The ring contained the oil until...
My Turn: My high-level talks on Air Force One

...infrastructure for an additional 1.5 million barrels per day of oil. Increased flow through the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System would mitigate much of the state's fiscal challenges, add to the federal treasury and give the United States energy...
Alaska Editorial: ExxonMobil doing heavy lifting on Alaska LNG Project

...begin transporting 10,000 barrels per day of natural gas condensate via a 22-mile pipeline to the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System.ExxonMobil owns 62.2 percent of Point Thomson (BP is the other major owner at about 31 percent) and is shouldering...
My Turn: Untapped potential in the Arctic

...year through the combined impact of federal restrictions - an approach that threatens "to starve our Trans-Alaska Pipeline System of new oil."Alaska's experience is far from atypical. A full 87 percent of federally controlled offshore acreage...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for June 1, 2015

...federal Energy Information Administration said on Thursday that he's worried about the state of the trans-Alaska Pipeline System. Adam Sieminski said oil prices might not rise above $100 before 2030, and if that doesn't happen, production...
My Turn: The Shell Game royalties or taxes to Alaska, it indirectly increases state revenue because higher volume in the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) lowers the pipeline's per-barrel tariff, resulting in higher royalties and production tax payments from...
Empire Editorial: Walker's tax credit cut a fair move temper how much the state invests in these companies before they ever put a drop of oil into the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System.Slashing payouts to the oil industry is the necessary move if Alaska is ever to balance its budget amid low oil...


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