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Criminals' dividend checks may go to victims' fund

JUNEAU - The Senate State Affairs Committee has advanced a bill calling for the annual state oil wealth disbursement checks of those incarcerated to go first toward victim compensation.The bill sponsored by Sen. Fred Dyson...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-14/criminals-dividend-checks-may-go-victim
State | AK legislature
Native corps join to oppose SB21 repeal

...Measure 1 on the August primary election ballot. The ballot measure would repeal Senate Bill 21, a bill restructuring the state oil production tax passed by legislators in 2013."We are a coalition of local Alaska companies with our eye on the future...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-29/native-corps-join-oppose-sb21-repeal
State
My Turn: Real facts on oil tax reform

...2013, the legislature passed SB21. After its passage, the Department of Revenue predicted a $2 billion reduction in state oil revenues for 2014. Critics of SB21 called it a "$2 billion giveaway." Signatures were gathered for a referendum to...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-05-12/real-facts-oil-tax-reform
Opinion
Slope drilling reached record level in 2014

...number of rigs active in the winter of 2010-11, when the weekly average was just 6.During that period the previous state oil production tax known as ACES, or Alaska's Clear and Equitable Share, was in effect.The data indicates that prior...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-01/slope-drilling-reached-record-level-201
State
Oil company seeks to export Yukon crude from Skagway

...export crude oil to a refinery in Washington state.Northern Cross, an independent oil producer with backing from Chinese state oil company CNOOC, has been investigating the Eagle Plains area along the Dempster Highway north of Dawson City for almost...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-09/oil-company-seeks-export-yukon-crude-sk
State
Draft proposes gas tax rate, subsidiary change

...Kelly said that would give the state a 25 percent share in the proposed mega-project. An agreement signed by the state, oil and gas companies, pipeline company TransCanada Corp., and AGDC - setting out broad terms for moving forward with...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-11/draft-proposes-gas-tax-rate-subsidiary-
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers, bill reflect on Valdez spill

...of our diet is from the ocean," Munoz said, later adding, "We want to be ready so we never face that again."The state oil and hazardous substance release prevention and response fund has two accounts - one for prevention and one for response...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-24/lawmakers-bill-reflect-valdez-spill
Local
High oil prices leave Alaska flush

Rising oil prices drove up state oil revenues in the 2011 fiscal year by more than $2 billion, with total oil revenues to the state topping $7 billion for the year...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-12-16/high-oil-prices-leave-alaska-flush-new-
Local
BP drilling increases 30% in 2013, more planned for '14

...bigger percentage than we did previously, an increase from 60 percent from previous years under ACES," the previous state oil tax law, Weiss said.The new investment is coming none too soon."Of the 13 oil-producing U.S. states in 2011...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-22/bp-drilling-increases-30-2013-more-plan
State
Referendum on the Oil Tax Bill

...legislature. I urge you to sign. A referendum will allow the voters to reject Senate Bill 21. This bill (SB 21) revised the state oil tax commonly known as ACES (Alaska's Clear and Equitable Share), which was adopted in 2007 with a bipartisan majority...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-05-12/referendum-oil-tax-bill
Opinion

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