Thursday, January 30, 2014

Alaska North Slope Crude Oil Production

The State of Alaska publishes daily oil production statistics by field for the North Slope.


  • 90% of state revenues come from oil tariffs
  • Declining production threatens viability of the pipeline below certain thresholds in winter
  • Changing tax regime in the state is expected to stimulate production
  • The state has consistently underestimated decline rates for budget purposes in the past
  • Many wonder how much oil remains economically recoverable 

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