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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.
A2A might remain a dream—at least for the time being—as it works its way through even rougher territory than the Alaska and Canadian landscapes.
From gas stations to energy companies to cruise lines to military bases to air cargo companies and more, businesses hire HSE (health, safety, and environment) specialists to keep their facilities clean.
Hook, LLCWith about 365,000 miles of river and thousands more miles of streams and other waterways—not to mention 6,640 miles of coastline—bridges are vital infrastructure for keeping Alaskans moving along the state’s roadways.“You’ve got to understand the geography...
In the past year, schools at all levels partnered with telecommunication companies to implement technology on an unprecedented scale.
Comprised of little more than a roughly 3,300-foot-long runway, an apron, and a small terminal, rural airports ensure year-round access to residents and tourists and keep communities supplied with goods, equipment, and other everyday essentials.
President Joe Biden’s ambitious goal to reduce America’s dependency on fossil fuels sets the stage for a dramatic increase in demand for the mineral resources necessary for green technology—especially copper.
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The 2021 Top 49ers: Alaskan-Owned Companies Ranked by Gross Revenue
Recall Rubin’s vase, an exercise in optical illusion: when presented with a specific image, some see a vase while others see two faces. Something viewed from one perspective can look radically different from another. And when a shift in perspective leads to a shift in perception, it often yields surprising results.After all, a grizzly and a sockeye may share the same stream—but hardly the same view.