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Ellis: Oil taxes decision looms

...the Senate's Democrats said Friday. The latest version of SB21, designed to make Alaska more competitive for new oil investment and lead to more production, could reach the floor for debate as early as Monday. Senate Minority Leader Johnny...
Murkowski speaks to lawmakers on oil, fuels

...with the governor's proposal but I share his concern that Alaska's tax rates are hurting our competitiveness for oil investment." Murkowski also said it may be time to discuss other options for using North Slope gas than for a pipeline to the...
Right investment climate can help stem decline

...exploration well this winter, but the company is having trouble attracting new investors because investors are finding oil investments elsewhere are more profitable. Armfield spoke at the Alaska Support Industry Alliance Feb. 24. Alaska's high...
Energy issues to dominate 2010 legislative session

...are politically sensitive. Legislators and the governor say they want to see evidence that the tax is impeding new oil investment before considering changes. Initiatives to secure natural gas supplies for Alaska communities will also be on the...
Oil producers, state talk money could happen next year. Stedman said he is waiting on a study of Alaska's international competitiveness for oil investment that is being done by Pedro van Meurs, a consultant. Tim Bradner can be reached at tim.bradner@alaskajournal...
First of the Permanent Fund checks go to Alaskans

...Wednesday flush with cash. The Alaska Permanent Fund made its annual direct deposits of dividends from the state's oil investment account into the bank accounts of eligible Alaskans. About 406,682 Alaskans received their $1,850.28 dividend...


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