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What others say: Oil price drop not without benefits

...the sting out of the market downturn.The first and most obvious boon of low oil prices comes for Alaska drivers at the gas pump. The drop in oil prices from more than $100 per barrel to about $60 per barrel has resulted in gas prices dipping from...

...pulled over and didn't have license, registration or insurance: What's a driver's license?? Driven away from a gas pump with the nozzle still in my tank: I'm crazy, not stupid.? Not able to work the key remote to get into my car...
Alaska's economy expected to muddle along in 2012

...weakness in the U.S. and world economy could bring softer prices. That's good for consumers -- especially at the gas pump -- but bad news for the state treasury. Declining oil production is expected to cause a $700 million decline in state...
Caribou Hills fire rages on despite more air support, firefighters

...too big and overwhelming,? said Dean Osmar, Tim Osmar?s father. ?He worked all night pumping water with a gas pump and hauling (it) to other houses.? Paul Slenkamp, a public information officer with the Alaska Division of Forestry...
Alaska can join companies' defense of merger

...virtual control of Alaska crude oil supplies to West Coast refineries, with the power to force price increases at the gas pump. The companies say oil prices are set by the international market, which would be unaffected by the merger. Alaska...
Editorial: Dear Senate, thanks for nothing

...independent of foreign oil, but we would be well on our way to finding a more permanent solution to the rising prices at the gas pump. That added relief at the pump would likely help struggling families across America in this time of economic unrest...
Sterling gets 'Little Library'

...wrote the Sand County Almanac. There are several with green roofs and solar energy. There's a guy making one out of a gas pump. A microwave, a dorm refrigerator, it's just fascinating. A church funded and built some beautiful ones in New Orleans...
Is BP cutting production to blackmail Alaska?

...interested in exporting crude they wouldn't be returning it to Valdez.BP controls Alaskan crude from the well head to the gas pump. They take Alaska's oil for the cost of production, and transportation plus local, state and federal taxes. BP's...
HEA rates to jump in April

...along to HEA. Gallagher said that essentially, when gas prices rise, electric costs follow. "A good indicator is your gas pump," he said. Gallagher said that Southcentral Alaska's increased demand for natural gas in the winter doesn't affect...
Suspension of state gas tax questioned

Gov. Sean Parnell wants to give Alaskans a break at the gas pump, but Alaska's U.S. congressional delegation and some legislators are blasting the plan as bad for Alaska and likely to be...


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