At long last, the US government appears poised to seize—if at times, fitfully—its Arctic Destiny. Earlier this year, in January, the federal government released its Implementation Plan for the National Strategy for the Arctic Region, following on to its May 2013 release of the National Strategy which articulates the US government’s strategic priorities for this vast untapped frontier.
We all know Alaska is the largest state in the United States and that the abundance of natural resources has fostered an economy dependent on the development of those resources.
Two software programmers leaned over a laptop, opened their web-browser, and experienced the future of flight with their feet firmly planted on the ground.
When people think of business in Alaska, manufacturing is often the last thing that comes to mind. Yet, in the 49th state, manufacturing is serious business.
People who know Mary Ann Pease speak about her tenacity and focus while on some of Alaska’s important projects.
On June 25, 2014, in an historic moment, the US Department of Commerce gave two Texas-based companies, Pioneer Natural Resources Company and Enterprise Products Partners, permission to load four hundred thousand barrels of condensate (a type of unrefined crude oil) onto the Singapore-flagged Bw Zambesi.