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Federal investigators expected at site of plane crash

...passenger service to small southeast Alaska communities. Its services also include sightseeing trips and charters. Company executive vice president Tim Seiber said the flight involved was a scheduled flight.The crash came less than a month after...
Military code, gas line appointments things to watch

...lawmaker and federal coordinator for Alaska gas pipeline projects, from Anchorage; and Al Bolea, a former oil company executive, from Big Lake. In their place, Walker appointed former state legislators Rick Halford and Joe Paskvan, and Hugh...
Oil council: Shale won't last, Arctic drilling needed now

...traditions of indigenous peoples living there, harsh weather and sea ice.But the council, which is made up of energy company executives, government officials, analysis firms and nonprofit organizations, says the technology and techniques needed...
Keep the LNG project moving forward

...when projects are delayed. They get much more expensive, or they don't get done at all. Al Bolea, a former oil company executive and one of the AGDC board members fired by Walker, told the Associated Press that it's normal for a new governor...
Lawmakers wonder if AGDC dismissals will delay pipeline work

...state lawmaker and federal coordinator for Alaska gas pipeline projects, is from Anchorage. Bolea, a former oil company executive, is from Big Lake.The remaining public members are former state attorney general John Burns, of Fairbanks, and...
House panel version of gas-line bill takes shape

...have made that point explicit.That issue flared up with Parnell's appointment of a Texas man and former pipeline company executive to the board. Critics of the appointment say the law calls for Alaska residents to serve on Alaska boards and commissions...
LNG project ready to move forward after bill passes through Senate

JUNEAU, Alaska - Oil and gas company executives said they're prepared to move into the next phase of pursuing a major liquefied natural gas project under terms of a bill that...

...chain of mistakes and failures that caused the blowout.The first phase featured testimony from high-ranking company executives and rig workers who described their harrowing brush with death after an explosion on the rig Deepwater Horizon killed...
What others say: Local hire and honest boards

...never have been appointed in the first place.Parnell stubbornly defended his appointment of Mandell, a former oil company executive who lives in California, to a job the law says must go to an Alaskan.That appointment to the board, currently...
Asleep at the wheel

...I think not. Captain Joseph Hazelwood paid a price for his part in the spill but what were the consequences for company executives and shareholders shielded behind Exxon's and Alyeska's corporate veils? What about the bureaucrats and politicians...


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