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Voices of Alaska: State's financial dialogue must continue

...situation.Under Alaska's oil and gas production tax system, an oil and gas company...companies with little to no oil and gas production. Since 2007, the state has repurchased...credits under the current oil and gas production tax system that lower taxpayers...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-14/voices-of-alaska-states-financial
Opinion
Senators using budget to put heat on administration, EPA

...hydraulic fracking has exploded shale oil and natural gas production across the country and renewable energy development...blend three Outer Continental Shelf, or OCS, oil and gas production revenue sharing bills that are currently in front...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-05/senators-using-budget-to-put-heat-on
News
Walker chides AK LNG partners

...its royalty and tax "in-kind," or in the form of gas, which would amount to about 25 percent of total slope gas production. The tax portion of this would equate to about 13 percent.However, once the royalty-in-kind and tax-in-kind...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-18/walker-chides-ak-lng-partners
News
Route change, bigger pipeline on table

...Venture Marketing context."Walker is referring to a key difficulty that has emerged is getting consensus for a gas production "balancing agreement" among the producers that would guarantee production sufficient for the pipeline and LNG purchasers...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-28/route-change-bigger-pipeline-on-tabl
News
Inlet rebound comes at cost to state during price plunge

...turnaround in Cook Inlet oil and gas production in recent years is one of the...for it, has increased natural gas production in Southcentral Alaska, easing...independent.Furie's project is a new gas production platform and connector pipelines...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2015-02-23/inlet-rebound-comes-at-cost-to-sta
Trends
Consultants suggest possibly revisiting Cook Inlet credits

...projected to pay about $100 million more in oil and gas production credits this year than it collects in production taxes...no oil production taxes and a low, fixed rate on gas production. The report said a pre-2006 tax regime largely...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-29/consultants-suggest-possibly-revisit
News
Walker requests acceleration on AK LNG talks

...to be finished include a deal on fiscal terms for gas production between the state and North Slope producers as well...managing capacity if there are shortfalls or upsets in gas production.The state must also sign a long-term commitment...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-06/walker-requests-acceleration-on-ak-l
News
Walker seeks input to balance budget

...those on fuel, fish or alcohol, don't really general significant new revenue. Increasing state taxes on oil and gas production won't move the needle much, either, Hoffbeck said.The only tool that can be implemented quickly is some form...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-04/walker-seeks-input-to-balance-budget
News
AIDEA approves $30 million deal for Cosmo development

...LNG to utility and industrial customers in Alaska.Development of the gas would require construction of two small gas production platforms at the location, Johnson said previously. The Cosmopolitan deposit has long been known in Cook Inlet...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-07/aidea-approves-30-million-deal-for-c
News
Administration "fully engaged" in advancing Alaska LNG project

...receive its full 25 percent share of gas production in the event of a problem in the...Because the state does not control gas production operations, unlike the producer...firms have operational control of gas production plus access to other LNG on world...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2015-02-23/administration-fully-engaged-in-ad
Trends

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