Sen. Bert Stedman calls this year’s rollback of state taxes a “gift” to the oil industry. And while he’s not unhappy with many of the structural changes to the oil tax scheme in Senate Bill 21, he says the numbers just don’t make sense.
Greenpeace is trying to coax would-be whistleblowers to come out against the Arctic oil companies they work for.
It took several tries, and neither Shell nor the federal government announced the results. But a contractor successfully deployed Shell’s Arctic oil-spill containment system in Samish Bay in March.
The Juneau-based regional Native corporation says in a press release that the event is like a Blessing of the Fleet at the beginning of fishing season.
A new non-partisan group seeking repeal of an oil tax cut has filed an application with the Division of Elections to begin a petition drive.
Oil companies operating in Alaska will enjoy lower state taxes on their production beginning next year, but what will the state get in exchange?
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Higher production at Kensington Gold Mine near Juneau and a Nevada mine led Coeur d’Alene Mines to a 30 percent increase over the year in … more
After years of fighting for it, Gov. Sean Parnell has gotten his major legislative priority through: a reduction of the state’s oil tax rate.
A multi-billion dollar oil tax cut has passed the Alaska Legislature. Senate Bill 21 was approved by the House early Sunday morning then in the … more
Lynden has signed a purchase agreement to buy Northland Marine Services.