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It’s an exciting time as we look to Alaska’s future, with the promise of expansion and growth in our oil and gas economy.
Changing oil tax policy yet again, without factoring in the need to remain competitive, would send the wrong signal to investors and stall positive momentum.
Actions by anti-development activists demonstrate they will use virtually any tactic to obstruct and derail open and fair debate.
State policy has positioned Alaska to be more competitive. That direction needs to continue.
Up to 60,000 barrels of light oil a day could fortify pipeline flow, state coffers and Alaska job rolls.
Overblown claims about nature and threat of leak are part of anti-oil and gas agenda.
Anchorage attorney Robin Brena, a well-known political fundraiser, recently posted two opinion pieces with suggestions for how to solve Alaska’s fiscal crisis. His proposal suggests that the oil industry be tasked with funding the entirety of the state of Alaska’s $3 billion-$4 billion deficit, which would essentially demand increasing taxes on oil companies by more … Continue reading ‘Tax the oil companies more’ is not the answer to Alaska’s fiscal plight
As U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Director Abigail Hopper visits our Alaska home this week, we welcome her, and invite her to take in the spectacular beauty for which our summers are known. But while she is here, we hope she will appreciate our efforts to keep our home dynamic and vibrant all year … Continue reading Feds need to heed Alaskans about offshore oil and gas treasure
OPINION: Alaska will hurt its own future if it squeezes the oil industry to cover its budget gap -- especially while the industry is awash in red ink.
OPINION: Alaska must adapt. The oil industry has carried the load for almost 40 years, but there simply isn't enough to keep that model going.
OPINION: The NEA has every right -- and even the responsibility -- to lobby rigorously for policies that benefit public education and teachers. But it should do so in a way that informs Alaskans with accurate information, not misleads them by spreading false information.
OPINION: Alaska is better off with oil tax reform in place, but changing anything now would send the wrong signal to companies already pulling back in the Lower 48 because of low prices.