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Hilcorp acquires additional Inlet oil assets

...owner and operator. Hilcorp Alaska now owns the Baker and Dillon platforms. Hilcorp purchased Cook Inlet offshore oil platforms formerly owned by Chevron in 2012 and has rejuvenated several platforms after considerable investment. When Hilcorp...
Community peppers Alaska LNG staff with questions

...How are they going to help figure out the crime?" Johnson said he remembered a similar influx of people when the oil platforms were built in the Cook Inlet. But, he said, he can't get a straight answer to his question. "They say it's...
Voices of the Peninsula: Cook Inlet navigation - safe as can be?

...which has lost power. Cook Inlet is unique in bathymetry, bottom type and current speed. Throw into the mix fixed oil platforms, shoals, pipelines and power lines, and the argument that a disabled vessel can self-arrest anywhere becomes questionable...
Summer Orchestra highlights new bands

...quipped among one another. Hogue said he started the band with Spanker's mandolin player, Rick Epling on the offshore oil platforms in the Cook Inlet more than two decades ago, just to pass the time. Biggs said it's amazing how tight-knit the...
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Peninsula-wide paint project creates community bond

...process.She saw the community's prominent fixtures - the Russian Orthodox church, Mount Iliamna and Mount Redoubt, oil platforms - and she asked her family and friends: What is this community about?Now that she is beginning to feel welcome in...
Skies opened to new opportunities

...skies are filled with small aircraft, from air taxis accessing remote locations to helicopters traveling to and from oil platforms. Safety regulations will need to be implemented to ensure that sharing the skies can be done safely.This is exciting...
Not everyone unhappy to see inspections end

...department also inspects school cafeterias, photo labs and auto shops, senior centers, tattoo and piercing parlors, oil platforms, construction sites and even residential assisted-living facilities for potential hazards. "All public accommodations...
Nikiski Fire Department strengthens relationships

...a service area of 6,000 square miles from Nikiski to the villages of Tyonek and Beluga across Cook Inlet and the oil platforms scattered in between, Cialek and Baisden said the fire department couldn't provide the level of protection it does...
A new wave of energy: Company studying tidal power in Cook Inlet

...deploy some to sell the resulting electricity. ORPC sees its potential buyers as railbelt utility companies or even oil platforms that are currently using diesel to generate electricity, Sauer said. But that is a few years out. Right now, the...
Steep and deep

...buildings and - for the first time in the Cook Inlet - oil platforms. Team members have rappelled down the Hoover Dam...up there - be it wind turbines, the Space Needle or oil platforms - is no different for him than most others commuting...


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