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Ice playground construction underway in Fairbanks

...The attractions must be completed by the time the park opens Feb. 23. That's when teams of artists participating in the 2015 BP World Ice Art championships begin making sculptures.The artists are from 16 countries.The ice being harvested this year is...
BP Alaska plans layoffs following Hilcorp sale

JUNEAU - BP Alaska, a major player in the state's oil...employees and direct contractors early next year.BP's business in Alaska will be smaller because...represent about 17 percent of the total number of BP employees and contractors in Alaska, Patience...
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...Skyview Invitational Wrestling Tournament ? 9:00 a.m. 2015 BP Teacher of Excellence ? Nominate Your Favorite...number for Soldotna Prep is 260-2300 Sterling Elementary 2015 BP Teacher of Excellence nominations are being taken through January...
Slope construction season still strong amid price plunge

...2015 may set a different tone.In 2014, ConocoPhillips announced a 50 percent increase in its 2014 Alaska capital budget and BP, the other major Slope operating company, announced a 25 percent increase for 2014. Those budgets will be reviewed in early...
Industry, legislators still buzzing about Walker firings

...Drue, it's not my choice, but the governor wants his own people on the board,'" Pearce said.Al Bolea, a retired senior BP manager, didn't get the courtesy of a phone call. He learned of his termination by email. Dick Rabinow, a 34-year top...
Wrestling booster club appreciates support

...ASRC Energy Services, Uptown Motel, Pollard Wireline, Kenai Satellite Phone Rentals, Tim's Janitorial and Carpet Cleaning, BP, Gilman and Associates, Trustworthy Hardware, Stanley Ford, All American Oilfield, National Oilfield Varco, Three Bears...
Where did all this oil come from?

...trillion barrels, up from 683 billion barrels in 1980, according to a closely watched statistical energy review published by BP.Technology advances come in fits and starts, and are usually spurred by high prices. The price of oil began rising alarmingly...

...information: number for Soldotan Prep is 260-2300? 2015 BP Teacher of Excellence nominations are being taken through January 30. The school is asking families to lease nominate a favorite...
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BP to sell four smaller North Slope fields, retain ownership of Prudhoe

BP announced Tuesday it will sell four of its North Slope...independent Hilcorp Energy. The agreement includes all of BP's interests in the Endicott and Northstar fields and 50 percent of BP's interests in the Milne Point field and Liberty...
Gas pipeline coordinator office in Alaska to close

...that plan being scrapped in favor of a liquefied natural gas project that would allow exports to Asia. The state of Alaska, BP PLC, ConocoPhillips, Exxon Mobil Corp. and TransCanada Corp. are involved in the effort.Persily said the lack of clear authority...


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