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Op-ed: Alaska's oil comeback has begun

...gas companies. After lowering its government take on North Sea oil, the United Kingdom saw a resurgence in its oil and gas sector. Tax reform in the UK led to new jobs, new investment and new production. Here in Alaska, with the signing of...
Support businesses see growth, need laborers

...about 25 people out of its peninsula branch and hopes to see that number grow."We see the Kenai growing with the oil and gas sector and more companies coming in, which in that sense then we'll be able to provide more jobs. More demand, more...
With new development, housing market heating up

...with prices ranging from $295,000 to $950,000, Feeken said.Future activity is likely dependent on the oil and gas sector staying strong, both said, noting that whether or not changes to the oil tax regime are repealed will affect future...
EPA sued over inlet waste

...Native villages of Port Graham and Nanwalek. Dianne Soderlund, EPA?s communications coordinator for the Alaska oil and gas sector, said it was too early to make a specific response to the lawsuit. But she did say the permit was issued only...
Faulkner: Time for change in Legislature

...infrastructure; recruit Anchorage based businesses to re-locate here; boost year-round local hire schedules within the oil and gas sector and accelerate their spending plans. For capital projects, youth sports facilities deserve greater attention as...
Candidates share answers to wide-ranging questions

...variables of which we have little control over locally but I am fairly confident that the ensuing resurgence of the oil and gas sector in Cook Inlet Basin will help to temper those negatives. At this juncture in the borough's history frugality is...
Variety makes the Kenai healthy

...Seward, but the city's visitor industry is diverse enough to weather this big loss," they said. The borough's oil and gas sector is seen as struggling in the Trends article. The discovery and production of oil in the Cook Inlet region was a...


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