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BP Exec: Alaska should change oil taxes

...short term and be scaled back in the long run. John Minge is in Juneau, making a pitch for more sweeping changes to oil taxes than the Senate has proposed. He spoke with The Associated Press Wednesday. Under the current tax structure, known...
If Seattle doesn't want Shell, head north to the future

...Alaska's economy is tied to oil. Directly (through oilfield jobs) and indirectly (through government jobs paid for with oil taxes), Alaskans benefit from oil. Oil is a means to an end. We need to drill for it and produce it to maintain our standard...
Walker seeks input to balance budget

...State income tax? State sales tax? A "cap" on Permanent Fund dividends? Draconian cuts to public services? A hike in oil taxes?It's time for Alaskans to make decisions, say Gov. Bill Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott.There's no escaping...
Oil taxes debated on Senate floor

...the Alaska Senate broke into an impromptu debate over oil taxes Monday.Sen. Cathy Giessel sparked the discussion in...the new system will never capture windfall profits when oil taxes spike as the state did under the old system, he said...
Budget, oil taxes on legislative agenda this week

...budgets, and bills dealing with oil taxes, a liquefied natural gas trucking...introduced bills this session to cut oil taxes and advance a plan to bring gas and...things to watch for this week: ? OIL TAXES: House Resources is starting to...
Lawmakers talk oil taxes, budget issues at forum

...this state, we'll continue to see that decline." Oil taxes were the main topic of conversation at a Wednesday of difficulty and amount of time it takes to change oil taxes in the state if they aren't working. "If students...
State seeks oil taxes consultant

...Senators, who took the lead on oil taxes this year after refusing to act on...time next year. "We do see this (oil taxes) coming up next year, but the funding...we can walk," he said. Besides oil taxes, which remain a top priority for...
Legislature will open healthy dialogue on oil taxes

...subjects provoke more controversy than oil taxes. If oil is taxed at too high a rate...isn't good enough to simply lower oil taxes and hope for the best. A general reduction in oil taxes that does not work to produce greater...
Olson, Chenault talk oil taxes, gas pipeline

...questions.Other than education-related subjects, oil taxes and gas pipeline issues dominated the mid-morning discussion...summer special session - but conceded that debates on oil taxes and a gas pipeline could keep lawmakers away longer...
ACES is better for Alaskans I, on the other hand, have no vested interest in ACES or SB21, except for three years of effort in evaluating oil taxes. I have no reason to mislead anyone. Careful study reaches one conclusion-ACES is better for all Alaskans. The North...


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