Survey Says? Americans unwilling to pay more for climate & energy plans.

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News of the Day:  A guide to spotting lies using  data….aka fact checking promoters of the oil tax initiative A criticism recently leveled at Alaska’s current oil tax by some people promoting the Fair Share Act, the ballot initiative to raise oil taxes, is that the total royalty plus production tax rate in Texas is higher than Alaska. Like much … read more

Brena’s Billion Dollar BS. AK House Republicans Tired of Eastman.

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OIL Groups divided over Alaska oil tax ballot measureJoe Vigil, KTVA, July 27, 2020 Scott Jepsen, vice president of External Affairs and Transportation for ConocoPhillips Alaska, recently discussed investment plans on the North Slope during a media briefing.  “When you take a look at the plans that have been talked about for Prudhoe, Kaparuk and Alpine, there’s about $10 billion … read more

Chevron’s bid a welcome sign? COVID slows mining in NANA region

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OIL How Big Oil’s M&A targets have changedSimon Flowers, Wood Mackenzie, July 24, 2020 No one has experienced an M&A market as bad as this. The collapse in oil and gas prices and Covid-19 killed deal activity, with 2020 so far recording the smallest number of deals in any month, any quarter and any half-year. There was no transaction in … read more