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Big oil profits prompt talk of revised tax structure in state

...last year of $17.1 billion. BP runs the Prudhoe Bay field and owns a piece of it plus other North Slope fields. Record oil prices in recent months are powering the big profits. North Slope oil for delivery to West Coast refineries closed Friday...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071805/sta_20050718011.shtml
News
If only I had my own jet

...reservations. So here we sit, in the richest state in the Union, with the Alaska Permanent Fund worth billions, with record oil prices, with last year's record budget surplus mostly spent, and with a state government unable to publish a routine...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081806/let_20060818001.shtml
Opinion
Frustrated with lack of winter ferry schedule

...travel reservations. So here we sit, in the richest state in the union, with a permanent fund worth billions, with record oil prices, with last year's record budget surplus mostly spent and with a state government unable to publish a routine...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090106/let_20060901028.shtml
Opinion
Alaska editorial: Drop in oil prices may be trouble for Alaska

...North Slope crude, though down from this summer's record of nearly $76. It's irresponsible to base a budget on record oil prices, but maybe we can hope for $50 oil long term. Then, the final piece in the math puzzle is the $500 million...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101306/opi_20061013014.shtml
Opinion
Lawmakers to push budget amendment

...called the Constitutional Budget Reserve, which is now worth $2.13 billion. This year, revenue streamed in from record oil prices and kept the state from tapping into that reserve fund. But the price of North Slope crude has fallen from more...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/123004/sta_20041230005.shtml
News
Corruption probe boosts tax support

...possibly the best chance in years to get Alaska's fair share. "We now have a perfect storm of different events, record oil company profits, convictions of legislators who were involved in the last debate and extremely high oil prices," he...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110707/sta_20071107025.shtml
News
Alaska Editorial: ANWR fight delays aid for less fortunate

...state is paying 20 percent more on this year's emergency cases due to the higher prices. A good chunk of today's record oil company profit is coming from the pockets of the country's most desperate citizens. Congress generally recognizes...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010906/opi_20060109013.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: DNR's unfortunate mission change

...clear that Governor Parnell has our long term interests in mind when putting our resources on the market. At a time of record oil industry profits and high commodity prices, Governor Parnell wants to increase oil industry corporate profits with a...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-02-02/my-turn-dnrs-unfortunate-mission-chan
Opinion
Historic Exxon Valdez spill documents to be made available to the public

...Alaska accumulated a massive trove of data in its long fight with Exxon Mobil Corp. following the company's then-record oil spill in Prince William Sound.Now, with help from the National Archives, the Alaska State Archives will be making...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-11-11/historic-exxon-valdez-spill-documents-b
Local
Why low oil prices now may mean higher prices later

...If the ability to find and produce more oil is put on hold and the global economy roars back to life, last year's record oil prices could seem tame. Today's pullback in prices may be setting the stage for tomorrow's shortages. If that drives...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060309/sta_446619670.shtml

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