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24th Alaska State Legislature
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Alaska State House Oil & Gas Committee
Rep. Vic Kohring, Chair

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Rep. Lesil McGuire
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Rep. Nancy Dahlstrom
Rep. Berta Gardner
Rep. David Guttenberg

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03-31-06 : Kohring: Oil Industry Tax Increases Detrimental
Oil and Gas Committee Chair Concerned About Economic Future

03-30-06 : Bill Provides Oil Industry Drilling Incentives
Kohring Measure Intended to Offset Major Tax Increases

01-28-06 : Legislation Strengthens AOGCC Requirements
Kohring Measure Passes Oil and Gas Committee

11-16-05 : House Oil and Gas Committee to Hold Hearing

08-31-05 : Gas and Gold in the Railbelt Now on the Web

08-17-05 : Joint Committees to Meet in Fairbanks on Resource Issues

07-18-05 : Measure Streamlining Oil and Gas Industry Operations to be Signed by Governor
Kohring Bill Eliminates ''C-Plan'' Requirement

03-24-05 : Nenana Basin Gas and Oil Presentation Scheduled

03-18-05 : Oil and Gas Chairman Applauds ANWR Vote
Rep. Kohring Optimistic About Development

02-03-05 : Bill to Promote ANWR Clears Committee
Rep. Kohring's Measure Passes Unanimously

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· 2003 - 2004 Press Release Archive
· 2001 - 2002 Press Release Archive

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HB 197 : Oil Spill Exemptions For Gas Wells
Signed into Law! Chapter 79 SLA 05
Sponsored by Hou. Spec. Oil & Gas Committee

An Act exempting certain natural gas exploration and production facilities from oil discharge prevention and contingency plans and proof of financial responsibility, and amending the powers and duties of the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission with respect to those plans; and providing for an effective date.

Version : CS HB 197 (RLS)
Contact : : 465-2186
Last Action : Signed into Law : 07-19-05
Current Status : Chapter 79 SLA 05 : 07-19-05

| Sponsor Statement |

05-10-05 : Clarifies DEC's authority to exempt gas exploration wells and production facilities from oil discharge prevention and contingency plans. The legislation also removes the industry's burden of financial responsibility required of wells that do not pose an oil spill threat.

HB 234 : Oil/ Gas Royalty Due Date & Interest Rate
Sponsored by Hou. Spec. Oil & Gas Committee

An Act relating to the due date for the payment of oil and gas royalty and net profit shares and amending the rate of interest payable on royalties or net profit shares.

Contact : : 465-2186
Current Status : (H) O&G : 03-23-05

HB 297 : Oil & Gas Exploration Credit & Lease Terms
Sponsored by Hou. Spec. Oil & Gas Committee

An Act extending and amending the requirements applicable to the credit that may be claimed for certain oil and gas exploration expenses incurred in Cook Inlet against oil and gas properties production (severance) taxes, and amending the credit against those taxes for certain exploration expenditures from other leases or properties in the state and, conditionally, for exploration expenditures made in the Alaska Peninsula competitive oil and gas areawide lease sale area; and providing for an effective date.

Version : CS HB 297 (O&G)
Contact : : 465-2186
Last Action : (H) O&G » (H) FIN : 05-04-05

| Sponsor Statement |

05-04-05 : House Bill 297 extends the January 1, 2007 sunset date on oil and gas credits for exploration expenses, to be applied against production taxes for development in Cook Inlet. The new expiration date will be July 1, 2010.

HCR 8 : Cook Inlet Gas Gathering System Complaint
Sponsored by Hou. Spec. Oil & Gas Committee

Encouraging the Regulatory Commission of Alaska expeditiously to complete its investigation of the Cook Inlet Gas Gathering System.

Companion Bill : SCR 8
Contact : : 465-2186
Current Status : (H) O&G : 04-07-05

HJR 22 : Leases In National Petroleum Reserve
Sponsored by Hou. Spec. Oil & Gas Committee

Strongly encouraging the United States Secretary of the Interior to conduct additional competitive oil and gas lease sales within the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.

Contact : : 465-2186
Current Status : (H) O&G : 05-03-05

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