Long haul truck drivers are a unique breed, but those navigating the northernmost highway in the United States transporting supplies to the Prudhoe Bay oil fields occupy a much loftier position.
What it means to be a social media influencer in Alaska is a bit different than the Lower 48. That’s even more the case when your target audience is Alaska Natives.
ConocoPhillips’ size and dominance in Alaska weren’t enough to inoculate it from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic; however, 2021 was a “reset” year for the company, which produced approximately 208,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day in Q1 with an average price of $60 per barrel.
The ability to recruit and retain a reliable, skilled workforce that can handle the technical, environmental, and even mental aspects of remote jobs is a crucial component of a project’s success.
Public projects don’t always contain aesthetic design elements, but when they do—like in the case of Alaska’s first DDI—they add an intangible, though intrinsic value to the city and its residents.
From spearing new prehistoric pools of crude oil to reworking a field to extract oil deposits previously untapped, drilling rigs are the machines that power the oil and gas industry. But, like any machine, they require significant maintenance and care to keep operating at maximum efficiency.