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ExxonMobil manager says work going well at Point Thomson

...Hagedorn said fieldwork to develop Point Thompson is going well and has created work opportunities for Fairbanks oil field workers. Over the winter, the project created 729 positions on the North Slope and 1,200 statewide. Hagedorn said 85 percent...
Defense budget stabilizes Alaska forces

...first-ever parachute drop of troops with equipment on the North Slope, near Deadhorse, a unusual spectacle for oil field workers, Shields said.Handy said there is still a need for vigilance in watching Russian air activity near Alaska's borders...
Proposal would require legislative mine approval

...committee are Christina Salmon, a Bristol Bay Native Corp. shareholder; Mark Niver, a Bristol Bay permit holder and oil field worker on Alaska's North Slope; and John Holman, who runs a commercial fishing lodge.The proposed Pebble Mine is a massive...
Alaska Digest prepared by a team of BP and state investigators found that a pipeline leak-detection system sounded warnings on four straight days in the week leading up to the spill, but field workers interpreted the signals as false alarms.
BP reactivates Prudhoe Bay oil wells

...explosion and fire on Aug. 16 that seriously injured oil field worker Don Shugak. Steve Marshall, president of BP Exploration...cold state must be "continuously monitored" by an oil field worker. In the past, workers could leave well pads even though...
In the stacks: Find out why people lie and what you can do to help solve the world's problems

...for yourself.) Color film, introduced by Kodak in 1935, enabled these amazing photos of state fair goers, cotton field workers, schoolchildren, and families to be taken: a fortuitous discovery by Sally Stein, a photographic historian, in...
'Coming Back Alive' author Spike Walker set to speak

...answer questions and talk with folks interested in writing or any of his books. Walker has been a logger and an oil field worker. He now writes full time and divides his time between Oregon, Washington and Kodiak. "Coming Back Alive," subtitled...
Officer kills grizzly in hotel hallway

ANCHORAGE - A bear well known to oil field workers is dead after wandering into a hotel in the North Slope outpost of Deadhorse. The 700-pound male grizzly entered the Prudhoe...
My Turn: Pipeline spill-plan proposal a threat to environment

...for the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) before the end of the year. But critics, including a veteran Alyeska field worker and spill-response expert, believe the proposal is premature. Alyeska says immediate approval of the cost-cutting...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...on impact, trooper Barry Wilson said. His body was taken by helicopter to Anchorage. Garvey, a North Slope oil-field worker who dedicated much of his free time to climbing, pioneered hundreds of routes and held a reputation as one of the best...


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