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Voters take up oil tax debate before August referendum

...billion over the next five years at oil prices of $100 per barrel as proof that...the same revenue for the state with oil prices at or just above $100 per barrel...investment is spurred by a combination of oil price, ease of production and taxes...
Voices of Alaska: 'Giveaway' sound bite a dangerous distraction

...The issue they should consider is the fairness to Alaskans, the owner of the resource, under a broad scenario of oil prices and economic conditions. If the price of oil goes up, the profitability in our legacy fields will dramatically increase...
Veteran's perspective appreciated

...terrorism in Iraq and Afghanistan, we are also giving up the fight for energy independence. Today's paper says that oil prices are starting to spike with the upheaval in Iraq, yet we continue to throw up roadblocks to the development of our own...
Parnell signs budget bills, makes no vetoes

...oil tax. Wielechowski, for example, favors returning to a tax structure that captures more for the state at higher oil prices. A referendum on the oil tax is scheduled for August.Parnell, for his part, told the Rotary group the best facts...

...prices are largely the result of relatively steady crude oil prices, even though there has been a long list of global supply...story, though. Tom Kloza, chief oil analyst at the Oil Price Information Service and, compares the...
Les Gara: SB 21 contains troubling provision

...This 40% revenue reduction (which varies slightly with oil prices and costs), shaved from an already reduced state share...yr. if it were in place at 2012 and 2013's higher oil prices. SB 21 should be replaced by a law letting Alaskans...
ISER backs Revenue on tax impact

...Goldsmith's study is that at current oil prices and production costs, the two taxes...than ACES would have, under the oil prices and costs that are now estimated...reductions are due mainly to declines in oil prices and production, and higher production...
Agrium now included in refinery tax credit bill pending in Juneau

...enough to help the company.The two PetroStar refineries face difficulties, the company said, because of high crude oil prices and payments that must be made to the Quality Bank, a mechanism that compensates companies that ship oil through the...
New projects increase Alaska's biomass use

...Protection Agency proposals affecting Alaska's biomass boilers. Biomass boilers are built to heat one or more buildings. They can be stoked with cord wood, wood chips or wood pellets and have become popular with the rise of heating oil prices.
Parnell defends actions on refinery closure

...working diligently to make sure Interior residents get relief."He also said his administration negotiated a lower royalty oil price in 2012.Flint Hills completed its purchase of the refinery in April 2004. In 2009, the industrial chemical sulfolane...


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