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North Dakota, Alaska locked in rivalry for oil, population

...passed Alaska in 2012 to become the second-leading oil-producing state in the U.S.Oil output in North Dakota of that at present.Two of North Dakota's 17 oil-producing counties in the western part of the state - McKenzie...
Walker would take Alaska back to failure policy that saw Alaska lose 200,000 barrels of oil/day at a time when production increased in every other oil-producing state. They want to go back to ACES and watch the pipeline shrivel up. It was under ACES that Alaska fell from being...
Voters take up oil tax debate before August referendum

...revenue - under ACES averaged about 72 percent."That's quite a bit higher than our competitors," Clark said.The oil producing states edging the Gulf of Mexico have total take rates near 50 percent, he said, and to be in the middle of the pack...
What others say: Production not a priority for Obama administration

...the State Department announcement said more time is needed for the review of comments and documents.People in oil-producing states such as Alaska have long been suspect of this administration, which through this latest action on Keystone...

...that Western influences have corrupted Nigerian society and caused corruption that impoverishes people in the biggest oil-producing country in Africa. Boko Haram seeks to impose Shariah, or Islamic law, on Africa's most populous nation of about...
"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...
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...
Legislators wrestle with complexity of oil taxes

...Marks, a retired state oil economist, are telling senators that to be competitive against tax regimes in most other oil-producing regions, who are Alaska's competition for investment, the "total government take" on industry net profits needs...
Hilcorp says it now has gas, but skeptics ask how much

...discovered in Southcentral Alaska.Hilcorp acquired Chevron Corp.'s Cook Inlet properties in 2012, which include oil-producing and gas-producing assets, but the Marathon properties were mostly gas."Before we had the opportunity to look...
Hilcorp bringing new rigs to Inlet 2012.Nelson said Hilcorp is aggressively pursuing new production from the former Chevron properties, mostly oil-producing, as well as Marathon Oil Co. assets acquired in January, which are mostly natural gas.One success the company...


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