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Voices of the Peninsula: Cook Inlet navigation - safe as can be?

...the summer of 1965. The first Oil Platform, Shell A, was up and drilling, and the Pan American Oil Platform B was under construction. There...speed. Throw into the mix fixed oil platforms, shoals, pipelines and power...
Cook Inlet Risk Assessment reaching final stages

...Panel members include representatives for fisheries, land and resources, mariners, Native Alaskans and subsistence, oil platform and mobile drilling unit operations and ports and harbors.The project management team is made up of representatives...
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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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...
Michael Chris Petrov

...even just a corner or a tiny closet.In 1974 he bought a home in Kasilof with his own shooting range. Working as an oil platform operator with a 7-on/7-off schedule, he had time to devote to research. By 1980 he was preparing his first article...

...executive of Abengoa, a Spanish engineering firm building a cellulosic ethanol plant in Kansas. "The first deep-water oil platform was not profitable. The first airplane was not profitable. The important thing is that it is working."At 25 million...
Steep and deep

...the three-man crew descends the oil platform's layered catwalks, rips out...members, have been working on the oil platform since June 28, maintaining normally...first time in the Cook Inlet - oil platforms. Team members have rappelled down...
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...
'Super excited', features a tower designed as an XTO Energy oil platform, a fishing community, three other large structures...the equipment is from all out here. We have the (XTO oil) platform, the M & M Market" - the playground is in the Nikiski...
Make the season bright

The Klimpke's Christmas lights are so extravagant oil platform workers see them as they fly over in helicopters and a Coho-based pilot uses them as a waypoint on his approach home. "I quit...


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