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House Resources advances gas line bill

...It also would not allow for payments in lieu of taxes on existing oil and gas infrastructure, like the trans-Alaska pipeline system, an issue that's been a concern of several mayors whose communities will be impacted by the project.One...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-10/house-resources-advances-gas-line-bill
State | AK legislature
Assessment board appointee withdraws name

...dismissed Marty McGee from the board, which, with McGee as chairman, had set increasingly higher values for the trans-Alaska pipeline system.The Alaska Supreme Court in February handed municipalities a victory in a long-running valuation case...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-14/assessment-board-appointee-withdraws-na
State | AK legislature
Nonresident begins term on state assessment board

...Parnell dismissed last month.The assessment board under McGee had set increasingly higher values for the trans-Alaska pipeline system. That meant the state and local governments received hundreds of millions of dollars in additional property...

http://juneauempire.com/weddings/2014-03-08/nonresident-begins-term-state-assess
Weddings
Young talks states' rights, oil and gas development

...who is a proponent of drilling onshore in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, said he wants to see the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System continue to transport oil. He said if it moves much less than what it does currently, there won't be a...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-21/young-talks-states-rights-oil-and-gas-d
State | AK legislature
Supreme Court affirms pipeline value decision

ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Supreme Court on Wednesday handed Alaska municipalities a victory in a dispute over the value of the trans-Alaska pipeline, affirming that the structure for 2006 should have been valued at nearly $10 billion, not the $850 million claimed by pipeline owners.The justices backed a Superior Court ruling that based the value of the pipeline on replacement costs, not fees paid to the owners for use of the pipeline.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-20/supreme-court-affirms-pipeline-value-de
State | AK legislature
Legislative roundup for Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014

...their investment," McGuire said in a statement. "As a lifelong Alaskan, I was here when they built the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System. The energy and motivation on that project could be felt in the blood of every Alaskan. That's what I...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-09/legislative-roundup-sunday-feb-9-2014
State | AK legislature
Big dreams for Alaska in Alberta's tar sands

...from Alberta's tar sands to Delta Junction, where the project's creators hope to tap into TAPS, the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System.That version of the project would depend on the Alaska Railroad Corporation extending its rail line 80 miles...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-02/big-dreams-alaska-albertas-tar-sands
State
Mayors seek assurances on gas line project

...Hopkins were on the payments in lieu of taxes and ensuring that existing oil and gas properties, such as the trans-Alaska pipeline system, from which communities derive taxes currently, are not affected.The two, along with Valdez Mayor Dave...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-07/mayors-seek-assurances-gas-line-project
State | AK legislature
Assessment panel appointments raise questions

...Sean Parnell has appointed two former oil industry employees to the board that sets the tax value of the trans-Alaska pipeline system, raising concerns about fairness from the Fairbanks North Star Borough.Municipalities won a huge victory...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-04/assessment-panel-appointments-raise-que
State
Senator blasts federal rejection of refuge road

...get in return.Murkowski said the Legislature has taken serious steps to try to boost oil flow through the trans-Alaska pipeline system and that it is long past time for the federal government to do the same.While the Interior Department has...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-20/senator-blasts-federal-rejection-refuge
State | AK legislature

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