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Audit says BP hired Alaskans for Northstar better tapped a pool of unemployed labor in Alaska during Northstar's development, the audit said. BP spokesman Paul Laird said Tuesday the audit highlighted the company's efforts to make good on promises to maximize Northstar benefits to...
State Briefs

...summer that small oil sheens appearing near the pipeline were because of residual oil leaking out, said BP spokesman Paul Laird. Workers put a vacuum device on the line and the leaking stopped. Now they'll try a more permanent fix. Crews plan...
My Turn: Get real on potential gas line for Alaska's communities. And those will come only through a project with the potential to actually be built. Paul Laird is general manager of the Alaska Support Industry Alliance.
BP pulls out of ANWR lobby group

...doesn't mean it won't look at drilling in the refuge if the American people decide exploration should be allowed, said Paul Laird, a spokesman for BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc. "I think BP decided this was a debate in which it no longer wanted...
Alaska Digest

...about 500 within six months before leveling off. "There's a tremendous skilled labor shortage right now," said Paul Laird, head of the Alaska Support Industry Alliance, an oil-services trade group. BP Exploration Alaska Inc., which...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Alaska. After the cuts, BP will have about 700 staff employees and 800 contract workers in Alaska, said spokesman Paul Laird. Laird said about two-thirds of the job cuts will come in Anchorage, and the remaining third on the North Slope...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the world's second largest oil company. The deal will mean a maximum of 400 layoffs in Alaska, BP Amoco spokesman Paul Laird said today in Anchorage. A total of 2,000 jobs are expected to be eliminated from a combined work force of 115,000...
Juneau Empire Story Archive And it's likely to mean another 400 well-paying oil jobs will disappear from Alaska, said company spokesman Paul Laird. But at a news conference Thursday in BP Amoco's Alaska headquarters, managing director Richard Olver said the deal...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...couple of weeks ago in which they somewhat mutually agreed that it would be good for them to get together,'' said Paul Laird, a BP spokesman. The purchase of Arco for $25.6 billion in stock was announced April 1. The talks will likely focus...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...was contained in a lined cell surrounding an oil tank and the surrounding tundra was not contaminated, BP spokesman Paul Laird said. "We don't know the cause of the spill yet," Laird said. The incident occurred at a processing facility where...


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