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New Oil Drilling Rigs, High Profits and New Developers Undermine Parnell Demand for Oil Tax Giveaway

This week pictures surfaced of two new $100 million drilling rigs being sent from the Portland shipyard to Alaska’s North Slope. The owner of the rigs, Parker Drilling, has indicated that this delivery is part of British Petroleum’s land-based drilling program. The rigs made news in Portland when they required a shutdown of interstate traffic during rush hour as they were transported down the Willamette River.

“A picture is worth a thousand words,” said Senator Hollis French, D-Anchorage, who took the photos during a recent tour of the port of Portland. “The governor is acting like the sky is falling, but these two rigs tell a very different story.”

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