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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...
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...
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...
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...
'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...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...died 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...
Company denies Prudhoe layoffs connected to VECO

ANCHORAGE - Recent layoffs of Prudhoe Bay oil field workers has nothing to do with the scandal that surrounded VECO Corp., according to CH2M Hill, the company that recently bought VECO...
Oil spills don't belong in refuge

...wetlands, oozing beneath the snow toward the edge of a lake. BP's leak detection system failed, and it was an oil field worker's nose that happened to catch the scent of petroleum. Ironically, while hundreds of oil spill-response workers...
Oil companies pledge more Alaska hires

...advertisement for the sleeping pods shown to the committee Tuesday in Fairbanks"It was offering significant discounts for oil field workers," he noted.Giessel said that wasn't the intent of the commissioner when he approved it.She then noted oil...


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