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Voters take up oil tax debate before August referendum

...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 shows...
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 needs...
"Closer Look" at the More Alaska Production Act

...structure would revert to the system that has caused the decline, "I like to emphasize that if all the other oil producing states were going through a similar problem we'd be having a different discussion, but with triple digit oil prices...
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...
Habitat funds target Kasilof River That program is managed by the U.S. Department of Interior. The CIAP distributes $250 million to oil-producing states. The borough's share, $237,741 over a period of four years, is there because of its participation in the...
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 have...
Conoco profits prompt rush to the bully pulpit

...equitable," Lowman said. State Natural Resources Commissioner Dan Sullivan jumped into the fray, saying that other oil producing states are booming with new activity, but not Alaska. "The most important figure to watch is the declining throughput...
Governor, legislators share highs and lows from legislative session

...6 to 9 percent per year, which he attributed in part to the state's lack of "competitiveness" with other oil-producing states such as Texas and North Dakota. "We are maintaining ourselves in this status quo decline mode," he said...


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