Archive for the ‘Resource Development’ Category

More Taxes Will Discourage Investment

We are happy to see the distinguished think tank R Street Institute recently weigh in on Alaska.  We agree with their conclusion that, “more taxes will only discourage the investment and growth Alaska needs so badly. The state, with an annual payroll of $1.4 billion, can also do more to tighten...
November 15th, 2017 | Fiscal Policy, Recent News, Resource Development, Taxes | Read More

Free Enterprise versus Government Enterprise

Alaska Governor Walker announced what he thought was big news this week regarding a natural gas pipeline. We’ve looked beyond the hype with renown Alaskan energy expert Dave Harbour and Alaska conservative blogger Suzanne Downing. Harbour notes that the “nationalized” North Slope natural...
November 11th, 2017 | Energy, Recent News, Resource Development | Read More

Alaska gets its Rightful Place on the U.S. Map

Here is a great article about the importance of Alaska to the rest of the Nation.  It is from our friend, Dave Harbour. By Dave Harbour The 49th state’s 3 million lakes favorably compare to Minnesota’s 10 thousand.  Its size is over twice that of Texas.   Its population, at less than 800 thousand,...
August 2nd, 2017 | Recent News, Resource Development | Read More

Pros & Cons on State of Alaska Leading on AKLNG Project

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August 31st, 2016 | Economics, Energy, Recent News, Resource Development | Read More

British Columbia lumber exports to China grew 70% in 2009

(Lesprom) Lumber exports to China hit 1.63 million board feet in 2009, more than twice the volume shipped in 2008. Those exports generated $327 million in revenues, a 70% increase over 2008. The U.S. market is still this province’s primary customer. Americans bought 7.48 billion board feet of lumber...
April 23rd, 2010 | Economics, Resource Development | Read More