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Murkowski blasts federal rejection of refuge road

...she said promotes investment.She told reporters that the tax cut was about making Alaska competitive with other oil-producing areas. Voters in August will decide whether to repeal the hotly debated tax cut, which critics see as a giveaway...
Oil producers, state talk money

North Slope oil producing companies painted a grim picture for the industry's future in Alaska unless the state revamps an aggressive oil and gas production...
Game-changing tax reform needed

...To turn around declining production and create Alaskan opportunity. This requires investment, the kind that other oil-producing regions in the Western hemisphere attract during a high-priced environment. Alaska's North Slope lacks this investment...
Lawmakers talk oil taxes, budget issues at forum

...just one slide he saw while working in Juneau this legislative session. That slide showed that Alaska was the only oil-producing state during the last few years that had declining levels of oil production. "That should tell Alaskans something...
"Closer Look" at the More Alaska Production Act

...decline, "I like to emphasize that if all the other oil producing states were going through a similar problem we'd be...discussion, but with triple digit oil prices all other oil producing regions have figured it out and we are the only producing...
Operators say oil tax change will spur projects environment and should lead to more investment in oil-producing projects than we have seen in recent years," Johansen...oil production is now among the highest among major oil-producing regions, Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell has said, and...
What others say: Oil tax debate begins anew

...production. But declining the production is. Alaska this year slipped to fourth among the ranking of the nation's oil-producing states, in part due to increases elsewhere but also due to the continued drop in oil coming from up north.Alaska...
House District 29: Kurt Olson: The challenges of oil taxation

...Our state is dependent on oil for approximately 92% of our revenue. We need to regain our competitive edge with oil producing states such as North Dakota, Wyoming, Texas, and the Gulf of Mexico (both onshore and offshore) and with the shale...
Olson: Challenge ahead is making Alaska competitive

...percent of our revenue. We need to become competitive again with shale and conventional oil in Western Canada, the oil producing states such as North Dakota, Wyoming, Texas and the Gulf of Mexico (onshore and off-shore). Most of our efforts...
Senate unveils oil tax bill

...that can be used in the oil fields. And it calls for a board to assess the competitiveness of Alaska against other oil-producing regions, an issue promoted strongly by Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage.Sen. Fred Dyson, R-Eagle River...


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