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Voices of Alaska: Why I'm restoring Alaska Hire requirements

...Highway construction project. I paid for my education by working as a carpenter, teamster and laborer on the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. From my own family's experience, I know what good construction jobs mean for our state and for the economic...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-06-15/voices-of-alaska-why-im-restoring
Opinion
State-led gas line scores low on credibility

...for infrastructure and human capability, Alaska is in a far better position than it was 40 years ago when the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System was built, he said. On stakeholder buy-in, "a lot has changed since last year with the state and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-26/state-led-gas-line-scores-low-on-cre
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What's at stake: The debate over Arctic drilling

...share revenue and that Shell and other companies will transport crude through a pipeline system connected to the trans-Alaska pipeline.Is exploratory drilling safe?Shell says yes. Wells would be drilled in the relatively shallow outer continental...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-14/whats-at-stake-the-debate-over-arcti
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Anchorage family clings to hope murder will be solved

...was president. Oil had been flowing through the Trans-Alaska pipeline for less than a year. In the Anchorage Daily News...Anchorage: With oil freshly flowing through the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, there were plenty of young men with money in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-10/anchorage-family-clings-to-hope-murd
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What others say: Advance, but cautiously, in Arctic drilling

...even at Prudhoe Bay - on dry land - there was almost a full decade between discovery and production down the trans-Alaska pipeline.Exploration can be done with minimal risk, allowing drillers to practice tools and techniques that will be...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-05/what-others-say-advance-but-cauti
Opinion
Voices of the Peninsula: Some Alaskans first, some dead last, and most left out

...more valuable than the salmon in the dipnet fishery. The dipnet fishery is like Alaskans taking oil out of the trans-Alaska pipeline instead of sending it to a refinery and taking the cash." I know that when developing fisheries policy in Alaska...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-04/voices-of-the-peninsula-some-alas
Opinion
Alaska faces lean budget times as oil prices fall

...5 percent during a crash that saw about 35,000 people flee Alaska between mid-1986 and mid-1988. The trans-Alaska pipeline system was just 10 years old in 1987.Caroline Schultz, a state labor department economist, doesn't expect...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-18/alaska-faces-lean-budget-times-as-oi
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Slope construction season still strong amid price plunge

...Thomson will begin production in 2016, producing and shipping 10,000 barrels per day of liquid condensates to the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System at Prudhoe Bay.Another big project underway is CD-5, a $1 billion new drill site near the Alpine...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-11/slope-construction-season-still-stro
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Hoffbeck talks gas line during confirmation hearing

...said.The hearing also touched on a range of topics, including the long-running valuation fights over the trans-Alaska pipeline system and the state's revenue outlook. Alaska faces projected multibillion-dollar budget deficits this year...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-24/hoffbeck-talks-gas-line-during-confi
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Murkowski pushes back on federal government in speech

...government that she says seems to want to starve the trans-Alaska pipeline system of new oil.Murkowski, chair of the Senate...oil revenues to fund state government, and the trans-Alaska pipeline is its economic lifeline. Alaska changed its oil...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-18/murkowski-pushes-back-on-federal-gov
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