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Bertie Gene Geller

...family took a vacation to Alaska. They decided to follow their dream and moved to Kenai.Gene took advantage of the new oil boom and was one of the first employees to work on the Dolly Varden platform in the Cook Inlet. He retired from Marathon Oil...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175394958
What others say: Population decline not portent of disaster, but state needs to pay attention

...of the crude that flowed through it during the state's oil boom. While oil-related job counts have stayed relatively...remained there since. People follow jobs, and the shale oil boom in the Lower 48 over the past several years siphoned not...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-20/what-others-say-population-declin
Opinion
Hugh Stanford Perry Jr.

...Perry Sr. and Bernice Elizabeth Cline. He graduated from West Bakersfield High School. Hugh moved to Alaska during the oil boom of the 1980s with his children. He loved Alaska and all that it stands for: freedom, privacy and unlimited potential...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174797727
Oil on wild ride; how will it end?

...of thousands of workers.If companies stop drilling new wells in North Dakota and Texas, the centers of the U.S. oil boom, overall U.S. production could fall fast. Output from most of those wells declines far more quickly than production...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-10/oil-on-wild-ride-how-will-it-end
News
Walker would take Alaska back to failure

...not all, of the cost and the risk. There is a clear choice for the Peninsula this November. I'm voting to keep the oil boom going and the Alaska LNG Project on track. I'm voting for Parnell/Sullivan, a team that actually delivers results

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-10-13/walker-would-take-alaska-
Letters
North Dakota, Alaska locked in rivalry for oil, population

...The Census Bureau later estimated that about 21,000 North Dakotans left between 2000 and 2007, the year the state's oil boom began in earnest. North Dakota has since added nearly 84,000 residents and has about 25,000 more jobs than takers...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-03/north-dakota-alaska-locked-in-rivalr
News

...worries about toxic fumes prompted the evacuation of hundreds of residents from the small eastern North Dakota town.The oil boom in the Bakken has reduced the nation's reliance on imported oil and brought thousands of jobs to the region. But as...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2014-01-02
Oil tax reform keeps Alaska in the game

...fallen almost 31 percent while production is up everywhere else in the nation. ACES caused Alaska to miss out on the oil boom brought about by high oil prices.That should concern every Alaskan interested in good jobs, a sound economy and a bright...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-12-02/oil-tax-reform-keeps-alaska-in-th
Opinion
Sandra Gayle Cox Johnson

...Program with a degree in dental hygiene. In 1978 she married David Robert Cox and moved to Alaska from Illinois for the oil boom and had two boys. Living on the Kenai Peninsula Sandra was instrumental in touching many lives as she was a pillar of...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172241521
James R. Carew

...surgery and his cancer went into remission. He remained cancer free for the remainder of his life.When the Alaskan oil boom got underway, the FAA needed to upgrade its facilities on the Arctic Ocean. Jim became the first manager of the FAA...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000166886431

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