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Q&A: A look at the pipeline project being pursued by Alaska

...involvement of all three of the North Slope's major producers and the importance to the state of another revenue stream as oil production declines.Who is involved?The project partners include BP, ConocoPhillips, Exxon Mobil Corp., TransCanada and...
An alternative to a natural gas pipeline

...will permit shipment of LNG. Now the other reasons. Despite the fervent promises of SB 21 supporters, North Slope oil production will continue to decline to the point that the pipeline will have to be abandoned, leaving behind substantial reserves...
Administration pitches new plan to fund government

...under that scenario and current production figures."But if we get a gasline, if SB21 works and we get a rise in oil production, or if commodity prices turn around and you get an increase, well, the royalty dividend payout will be higher...
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Sides tussle over logistics before special session starts

...BP, Exxon Mobil Corp., ConocoPhillips, TransCanada and the Alaska Gasline Development Corp. is the latest iteration of a gas pipeline that has long been seen as a way to help shore up state revenues amid declining oil production.
Gas pipeline is focus of Alaska special session

...his website.The pipeline and gas treatment facility are seen as a way to inject new revenue into state coffers as oil production from the North Slope continues to dwindle and oil prices plummet."It's only bold because it hasn't been done...
Voices of the Peninsula: Permanent Fund earnings should be part of budget solution

...overspend. Also a wise move. Today, with North Slope oil production down three-quarters from its peak in 1988, it's...residents to thrive in the years ahead. Years of falling oil production, painfully low oil prices and state spending - even...
Shell move dims oil prospects, delights environmentalists's undiscovered conventional oil and gas.The drilling project also held the hopes of Alaska, which has seen oil production and revenues decline sharply in recent years, and the U.S. oil industry, which looked to Alaska's offshore...
What others say: Drilling permit, Senate efforts pave way for new Alaska fields

...seas are brought online, they won't bring new tax revenues to the state under the current structure for offshore oil production.Offshore oil is federally controlled, and tax revenue from its development currently flows exclusively to the federal...
Opinion, the price of U.S. crude rose Wednesday after the government reported a surprise drop in oil inventories and oil production. Benchmark U.S. crude rose 81 cents to close at $48.79 a barrel in New York. Brent crude, a benchmark for...
Time for Alaskans to engage in budget process

...would have been one thing to see state revenue dwindle over the course of a few years, with a gradual decline in oil production here and a small drop in prices there.But the current crisis, while it didn't crop up overnight, certainly developed...


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