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Gubernatorial candidates wage end push

...candidate Sarah Palin recently endorsed Walker instead of Parnell, her former lieutenant governor who backed a reduced state oil-industry tax system that replaced Palin's signature system established with the help of Democratic lawmakers.Parnell...
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...
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Former Alaska oil industry official ends probation

...accused of attempting to influence the political process in Alaska by buying off politicians who were examining rewriting state oil tax laws.Allen was a government witness in a wide-reaching corruption case that led to lawmakers and corporate officials...
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...
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...
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...
My Turn: SB21 myths are 'baloney marinated in oil'

...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 price," says Hiltzik." He concludes...
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...
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...
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...


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