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Voices of Alaska: Oil industry crucial to Alaska economy

...wealth that we know remains in the ground. That includes a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project that requires a vital oil industry to be built. The reason is that much of the known, proven gas on the North Slope is in the Prudhoe Bay field, which...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-06-10/voices-of-alaska-oil-industry-cru
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6 Native corporations to fight oil tax referendum

...primary ballot. Another group, the oil-industry backed "Vote No on One," has...cut is promoting more jobs and oil industry investment. They say their shareholders...effort have strong ties to the oil industry in terms of work that they do in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-29/6-native-corporations-to-fight-oil-t
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Graduating class is 'family'

...Rodriquez plans to attend Kenai Peninsula College and pursue a degree in process technology. Neely plans to work in the oil industry after working in Alyeska for a while longer. Not only are classmates close, but they're also diverse. The students...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-20/graduating-class-is-family
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...Marty McGee, the longtime Anchorage property tax assessor, and replaced him with a member with a lengthy career in the oil industry. Critics said the change could skew decisions in favor of the industry and reverse increases based on a court case...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-27
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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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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
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