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My Turn: Don't wait for Alaska to crash

...constitutional amendment that created the Alaska Permanent Fund in 1976, it was sold to voters with a simple goal: Prudhoe Bay will not last forever. Someday the oil revenues will run out and when that happens, it would be great to have saved...
State approves Point Thomson pipeline

...Thomson is valued primarily for its natural gas deposits, which are estimated to represent 25 percent of all gas in the Prudhoe Bay region, it also produces liquids that can be shipped by the trans-Alaska oil pipeline.
My Turn: Best way to advance AKLNG is together

...changing climate. This unsettling landscape is not unlike the situation leaders faced prior to the discovery of oil at Prudhoe Bay. That discovery started a series of policies that for all the contentiousness and in hindsight, maybe mistakes, brought...
My Turn: It's time for Alaska to drive its destiny

...discovery of hydrocarbons first in Cook Inlet and later at Prudhoe Bay, Alaska developed a state government that is largely...will!" They drilled, and because of that, we have Prudhoe Bay today.We have waited for nearly 40 years to see our gas...
My Turn: Reflections of Alaska's fiscal situation

...of the electorate were bent on spending every cent of the eagerly anticipated oil revenue projected to flow from the Prudhoe Bay oil development.Alaska, a state long on potential but lacking many desired infrastructure amenities, was poised...
Paper: Cooperate rather than lead on LNG

...that technologies, such as gas injection, could begin to reach the upper limits of their ability to extract oil from Prudhoe Bay. The field has already yielded far more oil than was expected when it was discovered in 1967."In the long run...
State | AK legislature
Water levels drop enough for repairs to Dalton Highway

...the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities said.The repairs will re-establish a lifeline to Prudhoe Bay and the North Slope, the department said Sunday in a statement announcing that crews can begin work. Mike Coffey...
As the Alaska Legislature makes cuts, ripples will splash across the state

...year of the state's first big Prudhoe Bay lease sale - to pave roads, heat...lawmakers, anticipating revenue from Prudhoe Bay, set up a program to share oil...more than $900 million from a Prudhoe Bay oil lease sale in August 1969. In...
State | AK legislature
Juneau photographer Ben Huff opens show at Museum of the North

...Route 11 or the James W. Dalton Highway, was built in 1974 as a supply route for the trans-Alaska pipeline and the Prudhoe Bay oil fields. It starts in Livengood, about 80 miles north of Fairbanks, and runs 414 miles to Deadhorse near the Arctic...
My Turn: A resolution to AN-WAR

...have to be very careful with.With that said, I am a first-hand recipient of the oil revenue that has poured out of Prudhoe Bay. The generous loan program the state offered me out of high school put me through college and made me the person I...


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