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Seward develops marine infrastructure

...Fourchon is a 1,200-acre mega port - airport included - that provides facilities for every aspect of the offshore oil industry in the Gulf of Mexico. The State of Louisiana is currently working to double the size of the port."Our Port Fourchon...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-16/seward-develops-marine-infrastructur
News
What others say: Population decline not portent of disaster, but state needs to pay attention

...course of the past year as refiners and producers have announced significant workforce cuts. The impact of the Alaska oil industry's gradual decline has been compounded by the precipitous drop in oil prices in late 2014 and early 2015, leading...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-20/what-others-say-population-declin
Opinion
What's at stake: The debate over Arctic drilling

...far from responders.Environmental groups contend the oil industry has never demonstrated companies can clean up a major...receives upward of 90 percent of its revenue from the oil industry, and a drop in capacity or a dip in crude oil prices...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-14/whats-at-stake-the-debate-over-arcti
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What others say: Advance, but cautiously, in Arctic drilling

...while leaving Alaska. Time will tell if it has.This newspaper has repeatedly counseled caution when dealing with the oil industry. We still believe so, but we cannot keep these companies at arm's length forever. We rely on oil. We are addicted...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-05/what-others-say-advance-but-cauti
Opinion
Voices of Alaska: Don't blame oil tax reform for budget deficit

...more predictable and stable tax policy encourages the oil industry to increase investment. More investment equals more...spurred by tax reform.Employment and spending by the oil industry is at record highs, caused by major investment on the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-28/voices-of-alaska-dont-blame-oil-t
Opinion
Where did all this oil come from?

...drilling and burning crude and gas in significant amounts for only the last 156 years, since the 1859 birth of the oil industry in Pennsylvania.So, even when oil prices spiked earlier this decade amid worries that oil supplies would soon run...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-14/where-did-all-this-oil-come-from
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What others say: Beginning again

...gubernatorial campaign, he repeated his concern for Alaska's financial status.The state, which depends on the oil industry for about 90 percent of its unrestricted revenue, has had declining production for some time. Recent governors - until...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-10/what-others-say-beginning-again
Opinion
What others say: Landscape has changed since debate over Keystone began

...with detractors' claims that it would be an environmental nightmare, an unexpected reality has emerged.America's oil industry is thriving again.Remember the bad old days, when the United States was said to be a pawn in the game played by the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-30/what-others-say-landscape-has-cha
Opinion
Parnell says serving was honor

...endorsed Walker and Mallott as "strong conservatives," said Parnell, a former ConocoPhillips employee, "came from the oil industry." Critics saw Parnell as too sympathetic to the industry and blasted the tax cut as a giveaway. Parnell and others...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-30/parnell-says-serving-was-honor
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Rough road ahead

...dissolution of the Soviet Union but it also brought the US oil industry to its knees. Real estate values in Anchorage and on...of years - enough time to seriously harm Alaska's oil industry, our state government and the state's finances...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-12-11/rough-road-ahead
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