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Big Oil given extra time to pledge gas

The state of Alaska is negotiating up to the last minute on proposals that would guarantee major oil producers' participation in the state's liquefied natural gas pipeline, Gov. Bill Walker told reporters Wednesday afternoon.The Alaska...
Poll asks the wrong questions or paying some form of new taxes. Of the eighteen questions that follow, only two focus on requiring Alaska's oil producers to pay us fairly for our oil and the tone of those questions was apologetic toward producers. Only one question asks...
Shell move dims oil prospects, delights environmentalists

...which looked to Alaska's offshore Arctic as the next source of oil big enough to keep the country among the top three oil producers in the world along with Saudi Arabia and Russia.But Shell drilled to 6,800 feet about 80 miles offshore in the...
What others say: Drilling permit, Senate efforts pave way for new Alaska fields

Oil producer Shell has finally been given the green light to explore for oil in the Chukchi Sea - but the clock is ticking. Final permits were...
What others say: Walker's tax credit cut a fair move

...Considering these payments to oil producers could soon top $1 billion, it...needed. Otherwise, prospective oil producers could have recovered more than...This isn't about picking on oil producers; rather it's about sharing...
Cook Inlet oil companies heavy consumers of tax credit reimbursements

...included a comparison between Cook Inlet and North Slope oil producers. Enalytica's President Nikos Tsafos and chairman...production," Mayer said. Representatives from three oil producers and explorers - the North Slope-based Caelus Energy...
Cook Inlet Harbor Safety Committee prepares to seek members

...Committee, including commercial fishers, environmentalists, ship operators, port authorities, and off-shore oil producers. Robertson, who is serving as project manager of the Cook Inlet Harbor Safety committee, said that the meetings...
North Dakota, Alaska locked in rivalry for oil, population

...that have thrust the state to the nation's No. 2 oil producer behind Texas. North Dakota, which was barely a top-10 oil producer a decade ago, passed Alaska in 2012 to become the second-leading...
Walker ousts Parnell in Alaska gubernatorial race

...set up by Parnell's administration and approved by the Legislature, which involves the North Slope's three major oil producers and TransCanada Corp., which would own at least part of the state's interest in the pipeline and gas treatment...
Cook Inlet oil production up 25 percent

Cook Inlet oil producers have boosted output 25 percent in the last year, data from the state...Commissioner Joe Balash credited the growth to increased investment by Inlet oil producers, mainly independents Hilcorp Energy and Cook Inlet Energy. The...


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