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Industry wary amid shakeups

...the cost," Minge said. "Without this the economics of some of the workovers wouldn't have made sense, even at high oil prices, so this is a solution that will increase production over the life of the field."

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2015-02-23/industry-wary-amid-shakeups
Trends
Voices of Alaska: Don't blame oil tax reform for budget deficit

...substantially worse. Here's why:SB 21 raised the base tax rate but eliminated progressivity so taxes are lower under high oil prices but the state collects more revenue when prices are low. With oil less than $50/barrel, that means Alaska is...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-28/voices-of-alaska-dont-blame-oil-t
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Alaska faces lean budget times as oil prices fall

...director of the Legislative Finance Division.Alaska is no stranger to oil's booms and busts. In the last few years, high oil prices helped insulate Alaska from the brunt of the recession felt acutely elsewhere.Unemployment hit a high of 11.5...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-18/alaska-faces-lean-budget-times-as-oi
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Voices of Alaska: The hard truth about our oil revenue

...magnifies the state's losses at low oil prices. The last oil tax rewrite occurred during a period of sustained high oil prices, and there was little consideration given to the low-price scenario. I remember when my parents and their neighbors...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-08/voices-of-alaska-the-hard-truth-a
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Gov: Unsustainable for tax breaks to exceed oil tax revenue

...magnifies the state's losses at low oil prices. The last oil tax rewrite occurred during a period of sustained high oil prices, and there was little consideration given to the low-price scenario."Alaska voters in August upheld the tax...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-08/gov-unsustainable-for-tax-breaks-to-
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Q&A: Alaska House of Representatives

...Alaskans wanted revenue diversification measures passed in deficit years 2003-06 rolled back as soon as we had high oil prices and an oil tax structure that gave us a surplus. For example, the business tax was cut in half, the lowest gasoline...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-10-29/qa-alaska-house-of-representative
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ConocoPhillips executives address Kenai Chapter Alliance

...we're trying to get out that when you have a period of high oil prices that's, typically the time companies have the cash...challenge for increasing investment in these periods of high oil prices," said King. Regarding investment that is going...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/042011/dis_817750484.shtml
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ACES is better for Alaskans

...supported by the Alaska Department of Revenue: Revenue Sources Book, fall 2013. SB21 will lose billions for Alaska at high oil prices and even at current oil prices with escalating expenses. Additionally, North Slope oil leases need to be enforced...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-31/aces-is-better-for-alaska
Letters
State: SB 21 is tax reform, not tax break

...structure that allows Alaska to share in the benefit of high oil prices.Mike Pawlowski, an oil and gas adviser for the Department...oil production continues to decline. She said the high oil prices in 2008 that allowed Gov. Sarah Palin to propose a...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-11-25/state-sb-21-is-tax-reform-not-tax-br
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Oil tax reform keeps Alaska in the game

...while production is up everywhere else in the nation. ACES caused Alaska to miss out on the oil boom brought about by high oil prices.That should concern every Alaskan interested in good jobs, a sound economy and a bright future. It certainly raised...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-12-02/oil-tax-reform-keeps-alaska-in-th
Opinion

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