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What others say: Staying focused on natural gas

...Interior keeps moving toward gas delivery.From a statewide perspective, the massive decline in revenue resulting from the oil price slump underscores more than ever the necessity of transitioning to new economic drivers for Alaska. Among these, the...
What others say: Oil prices and spirit

...the Ketchikan Shipyard, Walker - who at that point was less than two weeks into his new job - acknowledged that the oil-price situation isn't positive for Alaska.But Walker didn't bemoan the fact with woe-is-us comments. He took a different...
What others say: Oil price drop not without benefits

As unlikely as it seems, there are a few benefits to Alaska residents that come with lower oil prices.
Walker: Alaska will weather fiscal storm

...We've been here before (in previous oil price plunges) and we'll work our way...citizens held in late November.On the oil price outlook, Walker said state petroleum...Department has projected an average oil price of $76 per barrel for the current...
What others say: Russia a nation in decline reality for him," said Sergei M. Guriev, an economist who chose exile last year."Whenever Russia wanted the oil price to go up, it has gone up," Guriev said. "He has always been lucky, and this time he is not lucky."In the United...
Politicos have tough hands to play in 2015

...Alaska's finances.Still, the sky isn't falling. Alaskans have been through these times before during prolonged oil price slumps in 1986 and in 1998 and a more recent, brief dip in 2009.The state's economy still seems on sound footing...
Business outlook positive amid oil price drop

"Slow and steady" was the motto for most of Alaska's banks and credit unions in the third quarter. Total assets grew 3 percent combined at five of the major state banks for the quarter. Similar asset growth was 5.9 percent year-over-year.
Senate candidates share their views the "neither" tax column. The requirement to reduce spending to sustainable levels exists regardless of today's oil price. We've increased production and received more revenue under SB21 with my 35% base oil tax amendment (the highest...
Parnell, Walker joust at forum

...Myers said. Clift said as a Libertarian she will minimize government and decrease spending, if elected. "We know the oil price is down, we are not going to be able to sustain the government that we have going on right now," Clift said. Clift...
North Slope crude prices down since July share over sustaining prices, at least in a significant way, was in the late 1990s. The move caused a cascade of oil price drops as producers competed to lower prices and maintain market.The end result was a drop in oil prices, including...


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