‘Tis the season to give thanks and Alaskans have a lot to be thankful for. Whatever their individual reasons, we as a state seem headed for a time of prosperity and progress.
Low oil prices are problematic, but those tend to be temporary. The major oil and gas companies in Alaska invest for the long term and don’t change their strategies every time the market takes a dip.
Its leaders are saying the Alaska petroleum industry is looking at a renaissance. And that should mean great things for the economy. The state’s prospects are improving and, as we like to say at my house, “the good old days are just ahead.”