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On-the-job training

...huge logistical challenge transporting more than a hundred students to different businesses, from the refineries and oil industry businesses of Nikiski to the hospital and police station in Soldotna. Fields said he appreciates the community support...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-09/on-the-job-experience
News
Report: Poor management led to Shell grounding

...for any future Arctic drilling plans."Environmental groups said the report emphasizes deficiencies that make the oil industry and government ill-prepared to deal with oil development in the Arctic Ocean."Today's report again shows that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-03/report-poor-management-led-to-shell-
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25 years later, Exxon Valdez spill effects linger

...salmon are back in abundance," he said.At the time of the spill, complacency among government officials and the oil industry had set in after a dozen years of safe shipments, said Mark Swanson, director of the Prince William Sound Regional...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-23/25-years-later-exxon-valdez-spill-ef
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Lots of tools available for entrepreneurs

...Agrium re-starting in Nikiski, and the potential for an in-state gasline with a Peninsula outlet, could foster more oil industry related businesses, too, he said.The incubator operated through the Kenai Peninsula Economic Development District...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-16/lots-of-tools-available-for-entrepre
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Skepticism dooms study of rail link to North Slope

...pay for something that could fall instead to private interests."If there is feasibility and economic imperative for oil industry or mineral development," said Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, D-Sitka, "why has private industry not already...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-16/skepticism-dooms-study-of-rail-link-
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Oil taxes debated on Senate floor

...Look Like?"Giessel, R-Anchorage, and chair of the Senate Resources Committee, spoke of the need for a healthy oil industry for Alaska's economy and what alternatives Alaska had for comparable tax revenues. They included having tens of thousands...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-10/oil-taxes-debated-on-senate-floor
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Executives hail project agreement as significant

...passed a cut in oil production taxes, which the companies spoke in favor of. Parnell said Wednesday that a healthy oil industry is needed to allow companies to make investments in a gas line. But he said he hasn't heard anything further on oil...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-05/executives-hail-project-agreement-as
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What others say: Consumers could benefit from change in law

...bringing in $180 million annually in additional federal tax revenue, raising oil production and increasing the number of oil industry jobs.Alaska exported 95.5 million barrels of crude from 1996 to 2004 but hasn't exported any since then, according...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-01-19/what-others-say-consumers-could-b
Opinion
State Democrats unveil another oil tax plan

...field, not just a tax and royalty interest."There are (state) entities around the world that own a share of their oil industry (through state oil companies) and I have confidence that we have the ability to do this," said Sen. Bill Wielechowski...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-02/state-democrats-unveil-another-oil-t
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Mining should be taxed like oil industry

...loot the minerals beneath our feet were to pay what the oil industry pays? In a Feb. 13 Clarion article about large-scale...these foreign corporations paid 20 percent as do the oil industry? Infrastructure needs repair, new roads need building...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-02-28/mining-should-be-taxed-li
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