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Big Oil given extra time to pledge gas intended to force the three big North Slope oil and gas producers to pledge their gas to the AKLNG project or pay...has said his "top priority" is a guarantee that oil and gas producers won't walk away from the project, but numerous...
State denies gas plant sale, 13 companies submit proposals

...project. When the state announced it would buy Fairbanks Natural Gas parent company Pentex, a sale of the plant to oil and gas producer Hilcorp's subsidiary Harvest was already underway. The plant's sale raised big questions for the state, as...
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...
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...
Lease sale nets $5.2 million

...that ranged mostly from $26 to $50 per acre but with an $86-per-acre bid on one tract.Hilcorp is the major oil and gas producer in the Inlet, having acquired Chevron Corp. and Marathon Oil Co. properties in 2012 and 2013. Apache is engaged...
What others say: Production not a priority for Obama administration

...those now in it, most likely - should champion if the U.S. is to further strengthen its status as a leading oil and gas producer.The Keystone announcement, meanwhile, brought a cascade of criticism, especially from the U.S. Senate...
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...
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...
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...


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