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Alaska faces $3.5 billion deficit amid lower oil prices

...and 2017, up from the forecast 509,500 barrels per day for the current fiscal year.The expected drop in the oil and gas production tax is sharp, from $2.6 billion last year to about $520 million this year. The tax is expected to bring in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-10/alaska-faces-35-billion-deficit-amid
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Senate candidates share their views

...from feasible development due to high energy costs. In addition to assisting in the growth and diversification of oil and gas production, responsible mining, renewable timber production, fisheries and tourism, we need to find our way back to our...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-10-30/senate-candidates-share-their-vie
Opinion
Lawmakers prep for 1st full week

...crime summit and bills addressing the state's oil and gas production tax and pensions among the highlights. Lawmakers...which would change the state's system of taxing oil and gas production together, is the same one that lawmakers passed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-01-22/lawmakers-prep-for-1st-full-week
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...think that there is going to be a lot going on in the Inlet and we feel there will be another 20 to 30 years of oil and gas production in the Cook Inlet," he said. The reaction from visitors who had been to the dock previously were impressed with...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2014-09-08-1
Dispatch
District O candidates square off

...said with 92 percent of state revenue coming from oil and gas production developing jobs around the industry would get the...the referendum to repeal Senate Bill 21, the oil and gas production tax. Micciche said to stay competitive with other...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-12/district-o-candidates-square-off
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Study says Cook Inlet's oil, gas industry worth $4.7 billion to state

...from the Northern Economic study in a briefing to chamber members the day it was released. Overall, Cook Inlet oil and gas production and the related business activity is worth $4.7 billion annually, Northern Economics found. "That is about...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-23/study-says-cook-inlet%E2%80%99s-oil-
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What others say: Production not a priority for Obama administration

...change"? That's what candidate Obama pitched prior to the 2008 election.Yes, we do hope things change for oil and gas production on federal lands, here in Alaska and elsewhere. But it will fall to others to make it happen.- Fairbanks Daily...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-04-21/what-others-say-production-not-a-
Opinion
TAPS owners take series of setbacks in court

...that are affected. Under state law the municipalities must use the state's valuation for pipeline and other oil and gas production and transportation property.An approximate doubling of the pipeline value for 2006 from the state assessment...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-16/taps-owners-take-series-of-setbacks-
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ISER backs Revenue on tax impact

...is on the university's Institute of Social and Economic Research website, as Web Note No. 17, "Alaska's Oil and Gas Production Tax: Comparing the Old and the New."While the new tax law might impose higher taxes on companies in some years...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-12/iser-backs-revenue-on-tax-impact
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Firefighters keep Tyonek blaze away from oil and gas facilities

...fire now covering more than 60,000 acres on the Kenai Peninsula is also being battled but so far is not close to oil and gas production facilities or pipelines, Nelson said. Hilcorp operates gas production at its Ninilchik and Kenai fields on the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-23/firefighters-keep-tyonek-blaze-away-
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