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Seaton: Vote yes on Ballot Measure 1

...Three quit new exploration and gave up most exploration acreage in the last 15 years. Don't believe it? Check Petroleum News volume 16 of May 2011. They wanted the incentive system shifted in their favor. SB 21 did that by changing to...
Unocal 2002 capital budget to keep pace with last year

...2000. ''We're not cutting -- we're maintaining,'' Chuck Pierce, Unocal's Alaska vice president, told Petroleum News Alaska earlier this month. The company's major focus for 2002 will be south Kenai gas. That includes the Kenai-Kachemak...
Conoco returns to North Slope

...eight tracts were acquired by a Canadian bidder at the state's North Slope lease sale in November, according to Petroleum News Alaska. The bidder -- identified as 3793885 Canada Ltd. -- was established by Calgary-based independent Crestar...
Representative responds to oil tax debate criticism

...our new oil tax and investment incentive law, ACES, was passed in 2007. The very law that, according to a recent Petroleum News article, will likely lead to the busiest exploration season on the North Slope since 1969. A law only multinational...
Voices of Alaska: Oil tax needs to be competitive

...and development capital by imposing a tax that is twice the amount charged there. The Jan. 31, 2010, issue of Petroleum News quoted remarks by Larry Archibald, Conoco Philip's Senior Vice President for Exploration and Business Development...
Different approach to oil tax needed

...a single exploration well. Conoco testified they might, or might not. And the Administration's own ads in the Petroleum News on March 27, concedes, "Alaska is successfully encouraging investment from companies that are new to this state...
Who are the 'Faces of ACES'?: Industry's advertising campaign centers on new hires, execs

...Fairbanks company that insulates oil lines. His company has less business this year, which he believes from reading Petroleum News and other trade publications is due to the ACES tax increases adopted by the Alaska Legislature. "They need to stop...
ACES must change

...National Public Radio reported that oil production in Iran is plummeting due to lack of investment. The second came Petroleum News Alaska that North Slope production slipped below 600,000 barrels per day during FY 2011 - the lowest ever recorded...


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