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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...
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...
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...
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...
Campaign calls for tweaks to Alaska energy tax

...the faces of "real Alaskans" who have lost jobs or business because of oil industry cuts. Alliance General Manager Paul Laird said the campaign's purpose is to put a face to the problem. He said the tax is discouraging investment and needs...
BP pays $675,000 for spill of crude, methanol at Prudhoe

...gallons. Whatever the amount, BP already has spent more than $2 million cleaning it up, according to company spokesman Paul Laird. "We don't believe there was any long-term environmental damage," Laird said. State officials said the harm...
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...
BP Amoco announces more job cuts

...Browne said. British Petroleum completed its $48 billion purchase of Chicago-based Amoco Corp. in December. Paul Laird, a spokesman for BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc., said the Alaska job cuts announced Jan. 25 - amounting to about...
BP Exploration compiles list of prospects for sale

...excluded from acreage that were looking at giving other companies the opportunity to acquire and explore," BP spokesman Paul Laird told Petroleum News Alaska. Laird said BP's list has not been completed. "Earlier in the year we said we were discontinuing...


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