State Legislative

The State Legislative Committee for the Alaska Oil and Gas Association actively monitors state legislation that will have an impact on the industry in Alaska. Here are examples of recent testimony AOGA has given on important issues. For more information on the Alaska State Legislature, you may visit www.legis.state.ak.us

03/15/2017 AOGA Press Release: Majority members of House Resources moves HB 111 from committee, and creates one of the largest regulatory processes in state history
03/14/2017 HB 111 (H)RES - Opposing Document - AOGA Reaction to CS (13/14/17)
03/09/2017 AOGA Letter of Support to Senator Micciche on SB 64, Uniform Environmental Covenants Act
02/22/2017 HB 111 (H)RES - Opposing Document - Kara Moriarty, AOGA Testimony (2/22/17)
02/08/2017 AOGA's Statement on HB 111, the latest oil tax bill
02/08/2017 AOGA Press Release: HB 111 will not increase oil production or investment (2/8/17)
02/01/2017 AOGA Press Release: Senate Bill 21 incentivized billions in Alaska oilfield investments, more oil in the Trans Alaska Pipeline
02/01/2017 (H)RES - AOGA Testimony (2/1/17)
02/01/2017 AOGA Letter to Representative Westlake in support of HJR 5, ANWR
01/27/2017 AOGA Testimony to (H)Resources in support of HJR 5, Endorsing ANWR Leasing; Related Issues
01/26/2017 AOGA Testimony to (H)AET on HJR 5, Endorsing ANWR Leasing; Related Issues
12/20/2016 AOGA Press Release: President Obama's move to ban offshore Arctic oil and gas activity ignores Alaskans' support for resource development
10/04/2016 AOGA Press Release: Caelus Discovery
07/07/2016 AOGA Press Release: New Arctic Regulations will deter Arctic investment, development
07/07/2016 AOGA Press Release: State data shows first fiscal year oil production increase in 14 years
06/29/2016 AOGA Press Release: Tax credit funding veto is shortsighted
06/03/2016 AOGA Presentation to Pink Petro, "Oil and Gas Industry Update"
05/11/2016 AOGA Testimony to (H)RLS on HB 247, Tax; Credits; Interest; Refunds; O&G - 05/11/16
05/11/2016 AOGA Presentation to (H)RLS on HB 247, Tax; Credits; Interest; Refunds; O&G - 05/11/16
05/10/2016 AOGA Press Release: AOGA recognizes oil and gas industry service, safety, and environmental stewardship with awards
05/10/2016 AOGA Press Release: Low oil prices, high uncertainty responsible for oil and gas industry pullback from the Arctic Offshore
04/20/2016 AOGA Press Release: AOGA applauds passage of Senator Murkowski’s bipartisan energy bill
04/13/2016 AOGA Presentation to (S)FIN on SB 130, Tax; Credits; Interest; Refunds; O&G - 04/13/16
04/12/2016 AOGA Testimony to (S)RES on SB 130, Tax; Credits; Interest; Refunds; O&G - 04/12/16
04/08/2016 AOGA Presentation to (S)RES on SB 130, Tax; Credits; Interest; Refunds; O&G - 04/08/16
04/08/2016 AOGA Testimony to (S)RES on SB 130, Tax; Credits; Interest; Refunds; O&G - 04/08/16
04/01/2016 AOGA Presentation to (H)FIN on HB 247, Tax; Credits; Interest; Refunds; O&G - 04/01/16
04/01/2016 AOGA Testimony to (H)FIN on HB 247, Tax; Credits; Interest; Refunds; O&G - 04/01/16
02/29/2016 AOGA Testimony to (H)RES on HB 247, Tax; Credits; Interest; Refunds; O&G - 02/29/16
02/29/2016 AOGA Presentation to (H)Resources on HB 247 - Kara Moriarty, AOGA President/CEO
02/29/2016 AOGA Presentation to (H)RES on HB 247, Tax; Credits; Interest; Refunds; O&G - 02/29/16
02/16/2016 AOGA Position Paper: Governor Walker's Oil and Gas Tax Policy Proposal (SB 130 & HB 247) - 02/16/16
10/24/2015 AOGA Statement: AOGA Applauds Governor Walker's Decision to Drop Risky Gas Reserves Tax Proposal - 10/24/15
08/19/2015 Presentation to Kenai/Soldotna Chambers, "Alaska Oil & Gas Industry Update" - Kara Moriarty, AOGA President/CEO
05/12/2015 AOGA Fact Sheet: Cook Inlet Oil and Gas Production
04/15/2015 AOGA Testimony to (S)RES on SJR 18, Support the Leases Issued to Shell in the Chukchi & Beaufort Seas
04/02/2015 AOGA Testimony to (S)FIN on SB 86, 470 Fund
04/01/2015 AOGA Testimony to (H)FIN on HB 158, 470 Fund
03/24/2015 AOGA Testimony to (S)L&C on SB 86, Refined Fuel Surcharge; Motor Fuel Tax
03/16/2015 AOGA Testimony to (S)RES on HJR 4, OCS Revenue Sharing
03/02/2015 AOGA Position Paper: The Oil & Gas Hazardous Substance Release Prevention and Response Fund
02/25/2015 AOGA Letter of Support for HB 50, AK O&G Day
02/24/2015 AOGA Lunch & Learn: "An Update on Hilcorp: An Independent Operating in the Cook Inlet and on the North Slope" - Greg Lalicker, Hilcorp President -
02/20/2015 AOGA Testimony to (S)RES, SJR 13, OCS O&G Expl Dev
02/10/2015 AOGA Lunch & Learn: Captain Barkley Lloyd, Alaska Clean Seas
12/10/2014 AOGA Statement: DOR Fall 2014 Revenue Sources Book
12/03/2014 AOGA Statement: Nuna project is exactly what we need to increase oil production
04/14/2014 AOGA Letter to (H)RES on HB 325, Oil Spill Prevention Fund
02/26/2014 AOGA Comments to (S)RES on HJR 26, Offshore Oil & Gas Revenue Sharing
02/19/2014 AOGA Statement to (S)RES on HJR 26, Offshore Oil & Gas Revenue Sharing
04/09/2013 AOGA Presentation to (H)FIN on SB 21, Oil & Gas Production Tax - 04/09/13
04/09/2013 AOGA Testimony to (H)FIN on SB 21, Oil & Gas Production Tax - 04/09/13
03/27/2013 AOGA Testimony to (H)RES on SB 21, Oil & Gas Production Tax - 03/27/13
03/27/2013 AOGA Presentaton to (H)RES on SB 21, Oil & Gas Production Tax - 03/27/13
03/05/2013 AOGA Testimony to (S)FIN on CS SB21(Version C), Oil & Gas Production Tax - 03/05/12
02/18/2013 AOGA Presentation to (S)RES on SB 21, Oil & Gas Production Tax - 02/18/13
02/11/2013 AOGA Statement on SB 50, Oil and Gas: Taxes, Credits, Financing - 02/11/13
02/05/2013 AOGA Presentation to (S) Special Committee on TAPS Throughput on SB 21, Oil & Gas Production Tax - 02/05/13
02/05/2013 AOGA Testimony to (S)Special Committee on TAPS Throughput on SB21, Oil & Gas Production Tax - 02/05/13
02/04/2013 AOGA Statement on SB 27, Authorizing State Regulation of Dredge & Fill Activities
04/25/2012 AOGA-Testimony-to-(H)Resources-on-HB-3001, Oil & Gas Production Tax
04/06/2012 AOGA-Testimony-to-(S)Finance-on-Ver-O-of-CSSB192
03/26/2012 AOGA Testimony to (S)Resources on SB 209, Development Plans for Oil & Gas Leases
03/16/2012 AOGA Testimony to (H)RES on HB 328, Oil and Gas Corporate Taxes for (H)Resources Hearing
03/16/2012 AOGA Testimony on CSSB 192(RES) for (S)Finance Hearing
03/16/2012 AOGA Slides on CSSB 192(RES) for (S)Finance Hearing
02/28/2012 AOGA Testimony on SB 192 for (S)Resources Hearing
11/01/2011 AOGA Written Comments for (H)RES Hearing - 11/01/11
09/06/2011 AOGA Testimony/Presentation to (S)Labor & Commerce re: Local Hire
03/23/2011 AOGA Testimony to (H)FIN on CSHB 110(RES)
03/16/2011 AOGA Testimony to (H)Resources on HB 106 Coastal Management Program
02/16/2011 AOGA Testimony to (H)Resources on HB 110
02/16/2011 AOGA Presentation to (H)Resources on HB 110
02/03/2011 Letter supporting HJR 11, which opposes the federal government designating the 1002 area of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) as wilderness.
01/27/2011 Presentation to the Alaska Legislature at AOGA’s Annual Legislative Luncheon
11/01/2007 AOGA Testimony to the (H)Resources Committee on CS for HB 2001(O&G)
10/31/2007 AOGA Testimony to the (S)Judiciary Committee regarding SB 2001 & CSSB 2001(RES on the topic of "Gross vs Net"