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Norway's king opens Arctic drilling conference in Alaska

ANCHORAGE - Norway's king opened a conference on Arctic offshore drilling Wednesday with a plug for incorporating his country's expertise into drilling off Alaska's northern shores.
Administrators say Soldotna school reconfiguration boosts academic progress

...elective courses that directly relate to post-graduation career readiness, Syverson said. Classes relating to the oil and gas industry, food service and medical industries are available to students who are on track to graduate, he said. The new...
Hugh Stanford Perry Jr.

...always one to have a twinkle in his eye, and quick to help a friend in need.He was heavily involved with the oil and gas industry working for many different outfits in the area, most notably VECO, AIMM Technologies and Gearheart Owen. He was...
Iron Dog legend Scott Davis tells of his 2015 2nd Place finish

...just wait and see how I feel when it comes time to sign up again," he said. Scott says the resurgence of the oil and gas industry has been a benefit to all of the building industry in Alaska and is looking forward to the coming gas line.With...
Soldotna sees steady growth

...newly opened private retail stores and restaurants. Soldotna residents are also heavily involved in the state's oil and gas industry. The city is ranked third in the state for number of residents employed in the industry, Queen said. "This renewed...
Mayor seeks to return borough oil and gas liaision position

...development issues for four years until 2007.Popp said the job required him to focus on policy and advocacy for the oil and gas industries at the state and federal level. He also spent a lot of time educating the public on the development that took...
Kenai reaps benefits of Cook Inlet boom

City leaders say Kenai has seen steady growth as Cook Inlet's oil and gas industries expand. Speaking at the Kenai Peninsula's Community Economic Forum in January 2015, Kenai Mayor Pat Porter said that in 2014...
Job training options abound for Kenai Peninsula job seekers

...lucrative the positions are. It shouldn't come as a surprise that many of Alaska's most lucrative jobs are in the oil and gas industry. According to the state of Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development website, one of Alaska's highest...
Alaska faces $3.5 billion deficit amid lower oil prices

...prices and less revenue in the short term, "our long-term view is optimistic.""Greater investment by the oil and gas industry on the North Slope and solid performance of state investments makes Alaska's overall financial health sound...
All pratices should be best practices

...problems and sharing information with those affected. We're appreciative of the many contributions made by the oil and gas industry to our region, and people here welcome the investment. But we'd ask that the industry show the same respect...


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