Caelus confirms large-scale oil discovery on the North Slope of Alaska

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Caelus Energy Alaska, LLC, a privately held independent exploration and production company, announced that its subsidiary, Caelus Energy Alaska Smith Bay LLC, has made a significant light oil discovery on its Smith Bay state leases on the North Slope of Alaska. This discovery could be really exciting for the State of Alaska. Without the state tax credit programs, none of this would’ve happened, and I’m not sure Caelus would’ve come to explore in Alaska.

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DOE: Average annual gasoline taxes paid per vehicle, by state, 2019

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The Federal tax on gasoline is 18.4 cents per gallon, and each state has a gasoline tax, ranging from 8.95 cents in Alaska to 58.7 Since taxes are charged on a per-gallon basis, someone with a more efficient vehicle will pay less in taxes over the course of a year.

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Alaska Governor proposes $355M financial package for LNG plant on North Slope

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Alaska Governor Sean Parnell proposed a $355-million financial package for construction of a natural gas liquefaction plant on Alaska’s North Slope and a Fairbanks-area natural gas distribution system through the private sector, and an area-wide utility. A North Slope LNG plant has the potential to deliver gas via truck to Fairbanks and to provide access to gas for road and river communities, as well as Southcentral Alaska.

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IHS Markit: Alaska North Slope a super basin ready for resurgence; production to grow 40% in 8 years

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The Alaska North Slope (ANS) Basin—a prolific source of US oil production previously limited by a number of barriers to entry including cost and access—is poised to re-emerge as a major source of US energy production, with crude oil output potentially increasing as much as 40% during the next eight years, according to new energy research from IHS Markit.

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Alaska state senators propose $475M in incentives for xTL plants

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Alaska state senator Lesil McGuire has introduced a bill ( Senate Bill 109 ) that would grant $475 million in state investment tax credits toward development of plants converting natural gas-, coal- or biomass-to-liquids products (GTL, CTL or BTL = xTL) on the state’s North Slope. The $475 million credit against state corporate income tax liability would be for each plant built in Alaska, although the credit cannot exceed 60 of the total cost of the facility.

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API releases latest report on US and state fuel taxes

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The American Petroleum Institute has released its January 2014 update report and maps on gasoline and diesel taxes for all 50 states in the US along with a national average; the information is updated quarterly. any taxes which can vary across a state’s jurisdiction are averaged according to the population of the local areas subject to each particular tax rate. Gasoline taxes, January 2014. Diesel taxes, January 2014. The federal tax on gasoline is 18.40

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Your Guide to Electric-Vehicle Charging-Station Tax Credits

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And thanks to a variety of tax credits and incentive programs, the barrier to entry may be lower than you think. On the federal, state and local levels, there are a plethora of tax credits for installing electric-vehicle charging stations.

Geothermal energy in US grew 5% in 2012; California the leader

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This represents the second highest increase in geothermal power capacity over a calendar year since the production tax credit (PTC) was extended to geothermal in 2005, and a 5% percent increase over 2011 year-end data. of renewable energy generation in the United States, with geothermal plants and small power units online in nine states including California, Nevada, Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah and Wyoming.

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Gas Prices: How Much Are YOU Paying At The Pump In Taxes? (Infographic)

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Gas prices vary enormously from state to state, due to geography--it costs a lot to get liquid fuel to Alaska and Gas prices go up and down, lately more up than down. Today, however, the U.S. government has decided to release a portion of its strategic petroleum reserve, just as crude-oil prices continued a decline that started several weeks ago.

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Senators Sanders, Boxer propose legislation to institute GHG price on large stationary sources and remove support for fossil fuel industries

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The proposal was drafted as two measures, the Climate Protection Act —which sets the carbon price and finance programs for sustainable technologies—and the Sustainable Energy Act —which ends federal support for fossil fuel companies and research and extends tax incentives for renewables. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.)

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US Geothermal Power Could Top 10 Gigawatts, New Industry Report Says

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Alaska. We hope the tax, loan guarantee, and DOE spending provisions of the stimulus bill will help turn this around, but there have been delays implementing these initiatives by the federal agencies. A new report by the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) shows strong growth in new geothermal power projects continuing through 2009.

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Study details viable pathway to develop sustainable aviation biofuels industry in Pacific Northwest; hydroprocessing of natural oils seen as the most immediate opportunity

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Specific recommendations include continuing the Biorefinery Assistance Program and excise tax incentives. Boeing, Alaska Airlines, Portland International Airport, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Spokane International Airport and Washington State University partnered in a strategic initiative to identify the potential pathways and actions necessary to make safe, sustainable aviation biofuel commercially available to airline operators in the area.

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Perspective: Regional Greenhouse Gas Cap-and-Trade Programs May be the Solution

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The Cantwell-Collins plan is almost exactly what Mr. Obama proposed in the campaign and after first taking office–a 100 percent auction of permits and a large tax rebate to the public. Power plants would face an overall cap on emissions that would become more stringent over time; motor fuel may be subject to a carbon tax whose proceeds could help electrify the U.S. The federal American Clean Energy and Security Act proposes to disburse dividends via tax refunds to all U.S.

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Cleantech Blog: Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Project Better Place have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create a mass-market for electric vehicles in Israel which is an excellent target market: it has a sales tax exceeding 60% for gasoline vehicles, gasoline costs over $6 per gallon, most driving fits the range of electric vehicles, and the government strongly supports energy independence.

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