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Voices of Alaska: Unity ticket represents Alaska's interests

...traded the state's sovereign rights in exchange for the producers' consideration of an Alaska pipeline. Thankfully we...pipeline project, Parnell made even more concessions to the producers than Governor Murkowski, for little in return. And...
Walker would take Alaska back to failure

...state income or sales taxes. Instead, we get paid for merely living in the state. Walker has a long history of suing the producers - and losing - but going on to sue some more. Currently he's suing over Point Thomson, a $4 billion investment...
Miller makes bid for Buccaneer as gas dispute continues

...wording in the commission's order that did not comply with the rules of the bank Buccaneer used and made it clear to the producer's attorney Jon Katchen that action needs to be taken to resolve the escrow account issue."We're as serious as...
Voices of Alaska: An important point on the gubernatorial race

...economic boom with jobs increasing every year. We currently have a gasline deal moving forward with buy-in from the producers and approval of the legislature.From an energy perspective, the most important issue that the next governor will...
Voters weigh in on primary ballots

...bicycles. North Slope worker Peter Hughes voted no on No. 1 because he said Alaska needs to keep big oil and the jobs the producers bring to the state. Crystal Lee, who lives in Nikiski and has many family and friends who work in the oil industry...
Chenault: Address state's needs while keeping spending under control

...the progress that we are now seeing on an Alaska LNG project that is being reviewed and planned by the state, AGDC, the producers and TransCanada. I will continue to work with all parties to do whatever I can to see a project through its completion...
Vote no on one

...that coats and insulates pipe for the producers. Through the years and ever-changing-oil-tax-regimes...think they will be sticking it to the producers and gaining their "fair invest, we have no work. The producers keep repeating they need an atmosphere...
Voters take up oil tax debate before August referendum

...because the state relies so heavily on oil taxes for its revenue Alaska has created a "de facto" partnership with the producers and is "at the mercy" of the oil and gas markets, like it or not."(Oil companies) are not in Alaska because...
Buccaneer bankruptcy slows gas fight with CIRI

A dispute over natural gas rights and royalties is on hold as the producer works out its finances in a South Texas Bankruptcy Court.Representatives for Houston-based Buccaneer Energy, Cook Inlet Region...
Voices of Alaska: 'Giveaway' sound bite a dangerous distraction

...share of the profit will shrink. Furthermore, if the price of oil goes down, the per barrel credit the state pays the producers goes up, an unnecessary structuring that exposes more risk to Alaskans in low price environments. Senate Bill 21...


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