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Refinery tax credit subsidy approved by House committee April Issue 3 2014

Refinery tax credit subsidy approved by House committee

JUNEAU — The House Finance Committee approved a tax credit subsidy plan for in-state refiners but has scaled it back from what Gov. Sean Parnell originally proposed. House Bill 287 was voted out of the committee April 14.

Group wants to ship crude oil through Skagway’s port April Issue 3 2014

Group wants to ship crude oil through Skagway’s port

JUNEAU— Alaskans know Valdez as the state’s oil port of choice, but an independent Yukon oil producer is planning to make Skagway No. 2 on the list of Alaska oil ports.

Why high oil prices have actually been good for airlines April Issue 3 2014

Why high oil prices have actually been good for airlines

NEW YORK (AP) — Airline executives frequently complain about fuel costs. But the truth is higher prices actually have been good for business.

April Issue 2 2014

Production exceeds Revenue forecast

North Slope and Cook Inlet crude oil production estimates have been revised upward, according to an updated production and revenue forecast released by the state Department of Revenue on April 7.

Coast Guard: Tug engine failure blamed on water in fuel April Issue 2 2014

Coast Guard: Tug engine failure blamed on water in fuel

It is a mariner’s worst nightmare: At sea, in a bad storm, pulling a heavy load and working to keep control in a dicey situation.

April Issue 2 2014

AGDC appointments bill moves forward

JUNEAU — The House Rules Committee on April 8 advanced legislation that would allow out-of-state residents to serve on the board of directors of the Alaska Gasline Development Corp.

April Issue 2 2014

AJOC EDITORIAL: Democrats never let good news go to waste

The news from the North Slope continues to trend in a positive direction with the latest announcement that production is 13,600 barrels per day better than the Revenue Department forecast in December, and that the annual production decline for the current fiscal year is projected to be just 1.8 percent.

April Issue 2 2014

AIDEA backs first loans for LNG trucking plan

The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority board approved $23.1 million in loans for the Interior Energy Project April 3 — money that will be used to build the first part of the complex natural gas supply chain for Fairbanks-area residents.

April Issue 2 2014

State commission finalizes tough new rules on fracking

Alaska’s oil and gas regulatory commission has adopted new rules governing hydraulic fracturing, the chairman of the commission told a state legislative committee April 8.

REAP energy curriculum draws on common need for Alaska April Issue 1 2014

REAP energy curriculum draws on common need for Alaska

Alaska has a love-hate relationship with its energy.