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What others say: An about face on exploration tax credits

...front end and created the credit program."I worry about heavy oil. I worry that the biggest known resource on the North Slope is heavy oil. We have to incentivize that. I want to see 50 or 60...
Oil taxes debated on Senate floor

...period, the target could include sources like development of smaller pools of conventional oil, production from shale and heavy oil plays and production from the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which state officials have been pushing to have opened...
Seaton: Vote yes on Ballot Measure 1

...they anticipate needing its light oil to mix with heavy oil when they perfect the technology for recovery of those massive reserves of heavy oil. They cannot pump heavy oil down the pipeline without significant light oil...
State Democrats unveil another oil tax plan

...newer fields and new developments in legacy, or older, fields. It would provide tax breaks for future production of heavy oil and for future production in legacy fields greater than 2012 levels.It also would require minimum work commitments as...
State releases revenue forecast

...director for the state Revenue Department, said the forecast does not include all the projects on the horizon, including heavy oil and shale. Revenue officials also have said it's difficult to project production more than a couple years out.Rodell...
Right investment climate can help stem decline

...producing fields and it is on top of any new oil that can be developed in the existing fields, such as new viscous or heavy oil production. The effort would require about $6.3 billion in new capital investment in exploration, but if the right...
Oil producers talk scenarios

...also is testing methods of producing heavy oil from the Ugnu, a large potential...producing at three times the rate of heavy oil wells in Canada. The bad news is...production techniques developed for heavy oil also can be applied to large viscous...
Science could hold key to longer pipeline life

...billions of barrels of what's called heavy oil, which could likely fill the pipeline...idea of the difficulties of bringing heavy oil to market. A fledgling technology...down the chemical bonds that make heavy oil so sticky. "What this does is take...
Legislature will open healthy dialogue on oil taxes

...gets a fair share of the profits. Other fields require more investment before coming on line, like those that contain heavy oil. ACES allows the higher costs for those challenged fields to all be subtracted from a company's revenues before a dime...
ACES oil tax good for business

...challenges. We do need to look for ways to increase production. Advances in technology are increasing the viscous "heavy oil" we can produce from these fields. And, we need to come together on a gas pipeline. Economies of scale will allow...


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