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Voices of Alaska: 'Giveaway' sound bite a dangerous distraction for the marginal fields. I understand why the oil companies, some financial and regional corporations, and oil field service companies support the new fiscal structure and are urging Alaskans to vote no on Proposition 1 in August. It's...
Some hanging on for long haul

...been a roller-coaster ride for Alaska investors. Oil field service companies on the Kenai Peninsula, such as Peak Oilfield...sells welding gases and maintenance equipment to other oil field service companies. Evans works with mining interests near...
Business booming on the peninsula

...large chain stores, and everything from accountants to travel agents expanded by anywhere from 150 to 350 percent. Oil field service companies comprised the lengthiest entry in the 1989 yellow pages, with approximately 20 listings. The 1999 entry...
Extension could mean additional energy for future

...takes into account the local utility needs,? Jones said. In addition, hundreds of exploration, production and oil field service jobs in Cook Inlet are tied to providing gas to the facility. State and local economies benefit from about $50 million...
Alaska partners look west

...have put about $1 billion into the island's energy sector. People involved with the Kenai Peninsula's sagging oil field service industry are looking to Sakhalin for their next boom. "My personal feeling is, when it happens, it's going...
Kenai Community News

...The music will go on until 4 p.m. on the new stage, built for the chamber by Spenard Builders and Udelhoven Oil Field Service Co. It was painted by Dunkin and Bush. There is still time to enter the parade, so get out the chicken wire and...
Have resume, will travel

...of the armed forces, medical and psychological professionals to seafood processors, retailers to nonprofits, and oil field service companies. ?This is an outstanding opportunity for people looking for work, looking for a career or looking to...
AVTEC's welding program promises jobs, strong wages

...transformed into a professional," he said. Premo said his instructor has put more than 120 students into the workforce. He can't wait to become part of that statistic and hopes to work for an oil field service company on the North Slope.
Soldotna man turns adventures into book

...inspiration that I have had about Alaska," he said. He begins the book by detailing how he came to Alaska to work as an oil field service laborer, and what was in town when he arrived. "There were no malls, fast food restaurants or large grocery stores...
Far-reaching inspiration found close to home a high-pressure environment all skills in high demand with today's employers. Which brings us back to the oil field service company recruiter and his visits to UAA and UAF. Sometime in the future, every engineering job may be outsourced...


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