Oil & Gas
Alaska runs on oil. From providing jobs to contributing directly and indirectly to economies statewide, oil and gas companies are crucial to Alaska’s fiscal well-being. Alaska Business is an advocate for responsible resource development and as such we report on the oil and gas industry as it pursues projects that are environmentally sound, benefit local communities, and are profitable.
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The pipeline is still in fundamentally sound shape and has a few maintenance properties that would be remarkable if it was an old car: the pipeline requires a smaller maintenance staff to keep it running than it used to, and it’s gotten safer and less leaky as it has aged.
The Department of Natural Resources is embracing new technology to conduct online oil and gas lease auctions and sales, starting with this spring’s Cook Inlet and Alaska Peninsula Areawide sales.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission authorized the construction and operation of Alaska LNG.
The premiere award presented by the Coast Guard honors members of the marine industry for excellence in areas of marine safety and environmental protection.
Looking behind the scenes of the oil and gas industry, it quickly becomes apparent that it requires a lot of moving parts to keep things running smoothly.
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Signs at a local rally communicated the regional communities’ need of support from the state and federal government for mandated testing, enforced quarantine, increased healthcare capacity, and adequate evacuation plans in the event of an outbreak for the best line of defense to combat COVID-19 in Bristol Bay.
Sand Point Services completed a thirty-seven-bed, non-acute, Level 3, infectious COVID-19 patient care facility in two weeks, ahead of schedule and under budget.
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Alaska’s Giving Pipeline
Few large foundations support “the general good” or social service projects in Alaska, so the Last Frontier has a pretty thin philanthropic layer, according to United Way of Anchorage Vice President Cassandra Stalzer. However, the oil and gas industry has a history of stepping in and filling the gaps in Alaska communities by providing money and volunteers for myriad charitable efforts in the state.