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What others say: SEALS to the rescue

...his command.But the crisis was also a threat to Americans and other foreigners with a financial stake in the Libyan oil business.That the U.S. Navy stepped in to thwart Jathran's bold scheme is a welcome triumph for the United States at a...
State Democrats unveil another oil tax plan

...roll back the tax structure lawmakers approved last year.It includes the idea of the state getting directly into the oil business by allowing the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority, the state development finance corporation, to...
What others say: Oil tax debate begins anew

...the Legislature did and what Gov. Sean Parnell urged them to do.As is often said, all of us Alaskans are in the oil business. And that's an especially pertinent point right now, with the announcement of the amount of the annual oil revenue...
Uncontested Olson, Micciche, Chenault talk upcoming session

...then maybe we could do something with the gas."Olson said the state needs to make itself more competitive in the oil business as to stymie the loss of business to the Lower 48. He said he thinks the Legislature can find common ground amongst...
Trans-Foreland pipeline idea holds merit

...its proximity to an active volcano, others are as quick to mention the consequences that could come from one.The oil business that our area has greatly benefitted from has always come with risks. We expect any company that explores or produces...
'I am an artist'

...Steve Chamberlain said that is exactly what the mural does. "It's got local businesses, small businesses and oil businesses included in it," Chamberlain said. "They did a good job. They got a little bit of everything." After receiving...
BP Exec: Alaska should change oil taxes thing for the state, he said. "The state of Alaska and the producers are in the same business: We're in the oil business," he said. "We make billion-dollar investments early, and we take our returns over many years. So in the short...
Phillips Petroleum to reduce Alaska spending

...ANCHORAGE (AP) -- Phillips Petroleum Co. said it plans to spend $807 million in capital projects for its Alaska oil business next year, down $18 million from this year's budget. The Bartlesville, Okla.-based company said Tuesday that...
Phillips puts emphasis on expansion

In late December, Phillips Petroleum Co. announced its $807 million budget for 2002 oil business in Alaska. Although this is an $18 million decrease from last year's budget, Dawn Patience, a spokesperson for the company...
Bright spot: Alaska leads nation in job creation

...average in the country, or better than most states," said state labor economist Neil Fried. The strength of the oil business, where prices have over the last year stayed over $70 a barrel, and sometimes topped $80 a barrel, has kept state...


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