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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...
Agrium now included in refinery tax credit bill pending in Juneau

...difficulties, the company said, because of high crude oil prices and payments that must be made to the Quality Bank...refineries face economic difficulties because of high crude oil prices and because payments must be made to the Quality Bank...
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...
Oil taxes debated on Senate floor

...rewrite of Alaska's oil production tax, which the Legislature passed last year. The state is better protected at lower oil prices under the new law and the new system would yield more revenues if prices continued to fall than under the former tax...
What others say: Consumers could benefit from change in law

...Senate Democrats, argue that increasing production by lifting the export ban would force down the international benchmark oil price by putting more oil on the market, thereby lowering the price of gasoline.Keeping the ban in place, the document says...

...Monday. On Wall Street, both the Dow Jones industrial average and the Nasdaq composite closed sharply down, while oil prices rose on fears that Russia, a major oil exporter, might face sanctions. In European trading, gold rose while the euro...
State Democrats unveil another oil tax plan

...their respective chambers - would reinstate a progressivity formula that was in the ACES tax but reduce it at higher oil prices and cap it at about $192.50 a barrel under current estimates, according to a fact sheet."We do bend the curve...
Budget officials grilled on 10-year plan

...drafted by Gov. Sean Parnell's budget office is intended as a planning tool. The different scenarios include various oil price and production estimates and envision general fund spending of $5.6 billion a year after fiscal 2015. That's slightly...
Shell suspends Arctic operations for 2014

...for the company in the U.S., and Van Beurden hinted he won't prioritize investments there in the future.While oil prices remain high globally, "North America natural gas prices and associated crude markers remain low, and industry refining...


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