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Current fiscal policies limit choices on oil taxes

...After all, we have millions of our dollars invested in Gazprom and other Russian corporations. Gazprom is the ninth largest oil company in the world. I bet they want to be bigger than Royal Dutch Shell who is number 1 or ExxonMobil (2), BP...
Taking care of the bills: 11 measures signed into law

...negotiated and developed before being brought back to legislators. The advancement of the pipeline project heralds a larger oil and gas development upswing in the state, Parnell said during the luncheon, one that will require a skilled workforce...

...typically would push the price of oil higher.Sanctions have sharply cut output from Iran, once the world's third largest oil exporter. Libya went through civil war, and labor and political disruptions continue to limit its exports. Venezuela's...
25 years later, Exxon Valdez spill effects linger

...oil spill in 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico, there was the Exxon Valdez disaster in Alaska, at the time the nation's largest oil spill.The 987-foot tanker, carrying 53 million gallons of crude, struck Bligh Reef at 12:04 a.m. on March...

...reserve is fueling the surging industry in eastern Montana and western North Dakota, which is now the nation's second-largest oil producer behind Texas.The warning declares that the Bakken's light, sweet crude oil may be different from traditional...
State: SB 21 is tax reform, not tax break good for smaller companies because they're not paying taxes until they turn a profit. She said having only a few large oil companies controlling the industry would not work as oil production continues to decline. She said the high oil prices...
AOGCC keeps eye on safety, maximum recovery

...infamous Gulf of Mexico offshore blowout that killed people, destroyed the Deepwater Horizon drill rig and caused the largest oil spill in U.S. history resulted because the federal agency that was supposed to keep tabs on well-operator BP didn't...
Study to seek answers if large Cook Inlet oil or gas discovery made

What needs to be done if there is a large oil or gas discovery in Cook Inlet? What can be done to monetize it? What infrastructure will be needed? These are all questions...
Gasline would generate thousands of jobs Alaska with its gas needs. If a second gas pipeline is built in the future, Fauske said, it will be done by large oil and gas companies, not by the state. Costs for a 48-inch export line are estimated to be $45 billion to $60 billion...
DEC eyes Nikiski monofill closure finances

...back-and-forth between DEC and AIMM is a unique situation - when considering similar monofills the state usually deals with larger oil and gas companies with heftier finances that can and have provided sound financial assurance and use a variety of ways...


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