SENATE OIL AND GAS TAX CREDIT WORKING GROUP
Jan15

SENATE OIL AND GAS TAX CREDIT WORKING GROUP

Background The subject of oil and gas tax credits (tax credits) was a topic of discussion throughout the 2015 regular session, extended session, and the first and second special sessions. With the State of Alaska (the state) facing a budget shortfall in excess of $3.5 billion, all operating expenses were and continue to be scrutinized……  

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Maritime Helicopter Welcomes Into Its Fleet a Bell 412HP
Jan15

Maritime Helicopter Welcomes Into Its Fleet a Bell 412HP

Maritime Helicopter Welcomes Into Its Fleet a Bell 412HP The Bell 412HP will be mission ready for the upcoming 2016 season with our certification for dual pilot IFR operations, with dual digital automatic flight control system and state of the art navigation system.  The aircraft is equipped primarily to support the oil and gas industry during VFR (day/night) and IFR flight conditions.  The aircraft can promptly be re-configured for firefighting and utility projects along with its ability to quickly change between passenger and cargo configurations. It has seating for eleven passengers plus two crewmembers. The Bell 412HP is known for its superior performance above its predecessor the Bell 212 and it’s reliably in the most extreme climates. Maritime Helicopters, an Alaskan owned company, has been serving the Alaska helicopter community for over 42 years.  The Bell 412HP will be the ideal aircraft to support the needs of the medium helicopter market from our seven locations: Homer, Fairbanks, Valdez, Kenai, Kodiak, Unalaska and Prudhoe Bay.  We own and operate the only Bell Helicopter/Textron Certified Service Center in Alaska.  Our Bristow acquisition in 2014, provided us with experienced Flight Safety International trained Bell 412 pilots and mechanics.  Maritime Helicopters newly acquired Bell 412HP gives us the opportunity to provide our clients with a broader scope of services in 2016 and beyond. For more information contact; Robert J. Fell COO/Director of Operations 3520 FAA Rd. Homer, AK   99603 Tel    907.235.7771 Cell   907 227 7602 Fax   907.235.7773...

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Sullivan: President Obama’s war on coal is also war on the middle class
Jan12

Sullivan: President Obama’s war on coal is also war on the middle class

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Mike Anderson 202.224.6727 January 15, 2016 Sullivan: President Obama’s war on coal is also war on the middle class   WASHINGTON, D.C.— Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Member Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK) issued the following statement regarding the Obama Administration’s coal lease moratorium on federal lands:   “In 2008, President Obama said that he would propose an energy plan where ‘electricity rates would necessarily skyrocket.’ Unfortunately, he’s kept his word. The president’s unprecedented war on coal is also a war on the middle class. Further, we’ll be sacrificing one of our country’s most effective global economic advantages, as well as one of our greatest potential security assets: access to affordable energy. Today, it’s coal. Tomorrow it could be oil and gas. Once again, this Administration is handing a big win to extreme environmentalists at the expense of hard-working Americans, and our national and economic security.”  ...

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