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What others say: Population decline not portent of disaster, but state needs to pay attention

...People follow jobs, and the shale oil boom in the Lower 48 over the past several years siphoned not only much of oil and gas producers' attention but also quite a few oilfield services employees and those in related trades.The Interior also mirrored...
What others say: Energy policy impacts global relations

...We're already seeing the downside of recent lower oil prices in Oklahoma. Many of the publicly traded Oklahoma oil and gas producers saw their share prices drop in the third quarter, by as much as 40 percent.This bad news should be tempered...
Gov: Unsustainable for tax breaks to exceed oil tax revenue

JUNEAU - The state is expected to pay about $100 million more in tax credits to oil and gas producers than it receives in production taxes this year amid low oil prices, Gov. Bill Walker said. In an opinion piece published in...
Oil tax credits could help pay down retirement liability

...the Alaska Retirement Management Board to buy what are called ?transferable tax credit certificates? from oil and gas producers and resell them to the Alaska Department of Revenue. The ARM Board would buy the unused credits at 92 percent...
Borough oil and gas assessment values up

...numbers will not be finalized until June 1. Though oil and gas producers presented grim local production news at January's...million. At January's economic outlook forum, oil and gas producers did not speak optimistically about future resource...
Ripple effects

...employed." In addition to the trickle-down work for companies that service the growing contingent of independent oil and gas producers, there's been a sort of trickle-up effect. Major oil and gas company ConocoPhillips announced recently that...
Comments on spill rules run the gamut

...fields on state lands. Banks told legislators that Gov. Sean Parnell ordered the review of state regulation of oil and gas producers earlier this year after the blowout of BP's Gulf of Mexico well. However, the idea of PSIO reviewing maintenance...
Executive director Crockett retires, worked up from typist

...only on a simple criteria, such as tons of air pollution per year, would have operators of major facilities like oil and gas producers, refiners and utilities picking up most of the tab. In fairness, most of the real cost of the program would...
Legislative session opens with oil tax talks

...production from North Slope fields. Production has declined 7 percent annually over the last year and a half. Oil and gas producers spoke favorably of the tax. "We are encouraged that Governor Parnell and members of House leadership recognize...
Irwin: Pipeline project high centered

...on the gas tax. Ten years is reasonable,? he said. Murkowski?s earlier agreement had offered tax breaks to oil and gas producers for up to 45 years, according to Irwin. He also said the state would reserve to right to take its royalty share...


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