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  • Platform arrives - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Furie Operating Alaska's Kitchen Lights gas production platform has arrived by barge in Kachemak Bay, on the east side of Cook Inlet. But the platform will not be installed on location in the company's Kitchen Lights unit until 2015, the company has announced.....

  • Miller eying Buccaneer - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Continuing its aggressive acquisition of producing properties across Alaska, Miller Energy Resources Inc. is looking to buy the Cook Inlet assets of Buccaneer Energy Ltd. In a Sept. 15 press release, Miller said that it had entered into a non-binding letter of intent to buy “substantially all” of Bu....

  • Busy times for Miller - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Miller Energy Resources Inc. is making moves just about everywhere you look — in the boardroom, in the field and in court. On Sept. 15, the Tennessee-based oil and gas producer announced changes to its senior leadership, including the retirement of founder and board chairman Deloy Miller. The compan....

  • Shell plans simultaneous drilling in the Chukchi using two rigs - 09/21/2014  Shell is planning for the possibility of drilling two exploration wells simultaneously in the Chukchi Sea, using two drilling vessels, according to the company's revised exploration plan that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, or BOEM, has now published on the agency's website. The company had a....

  • BlueCrest plans Cosmopolitan oil development; gas also possible - 09/21/2014  BlueCrest Energy Inc. is moving forward with an oil field development in the Cosmopolitan prospect, in Cook Inlet, offshore the southern Kenai Peninsula, Benjamin Johnson, the company's president and CEO, told the Alaska Oil and Gas Congress on Sept. 17. But, although the Cosmopolitan oil pool lies....

  • Chevron has LNG laundry list for ‘economics-driven' Kitimat - 09/21/2014  Finding a new partner to replace Apache, securing sales contracts, agreement with First Nations and certainty in fiscal arrangements with the British Columbia government top the list of issues to be resolved before Chevron will sanction its Kitimat LNG project, Chevron Corp's Chief Executive Officer....

  • Prentice puts energy first - 09/21/2014  Jim Prentice has been sworn in as the 16th premier in Alberta's 110-year history making explicit to his friends and foes that his “highest priority” is to open new markets for the province's oil and natural gas. To that end, he has taken on the ministries of Aboriginal Relations and International an....

  • Refinery pays penalty for waste fires - 09/21/2014  Owners of the North Pole Refinery will pay $80,000 to resolve accusations that they mishandled hazardous waste at the facility last year. Flint Hills Resources Alaska will pay the penalty as part of a settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency over groundwater cleanup activity on June 19,....

  • Dan Saddler sees state moving forward - 09/21/2014  House Resources Committee co-Chair Dan Saddler says this interim hasn't been as hectic as previous session breaks, but the committee remains engaged in developments, either with the recent oil tax vote upholding the new tax regime or the developments with the state's efforts to develop a liquefied n....

  • Riches face raging debate - 09/21/2014  The Alberta Energy Regulator has made its case for the use of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing if the province is to derive the full benefit from 15 formations of “shale- and siltstone-hosted hydrocarbons.” In a series of mind-boggling numbers, an AER appraisal group has estimated that t....

  • Fairbanks prepares for small LNG project - 09/21/2014  Three projects are under way to deliver North Slope natural gas to Alaskans — and on three different scales and timelines. The 10th annual Alaska Oil & Gas Congress got an update on all three in Anchorage Sept. 16. The smallest, and furthest along, would truck liquefied natural gas from the North....

  • State schedules Donlin pipeline hearings - 09/21/2014  The State Pipeline Coordinator's Office has scheduled public hearings on the pipeline right-of-way lease application it received from Donlin Gold LLC in April. The proposed 315-mile Donlin Gold Natural Gas Pipeline would transport natural gas from the west end of the Beluga gas field on the west si....

  • DML&W OKs Linc inlet drilling plan - 09/21/2014  The Alaska Division of Mining, Land and Water has approved a permit request from Linc Energy Operations Inc. for coal exploration northwest of Tyonek on the west side of Cook Inlet. The evaluation is for potential underground coal gasification development (see story in Aug. 10 issue). The division....

  • More comment time sought for GHG regs - 09/21/2014  A bipartisan group of U.S. senators has asked the Environmental Protection Agency for a 60-day extension to the 120-day public comment period for the agency's proposed regulations setting greenhouse gas emission limits for power stations in the United States. At the beginning of June EPA issued its....

  • Corps reviewing 404 application for GMT1 - 09/21/2014  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has a ConocoPhillips application for the discharge of dredged and/or fill materials into waters of the United States at the Greater Mooses Tooth 1 project out for public comment. Comments are due on the application, under section 404 of the Clean Water Act, by Oct.....

  • State OKs Usibelli CBM Healy Creek well - 09/21/2014  The Alaska Division of Oil and Gas has approved an exploration license plan of operations submitted by Usibelli Coal Mine Inc. for coalbed methane drilling exploration on a license the company holds in the Healy area. Usibelli filed a plan of operations in late June (see story in July 27 issue); co....

  • Hilcorp wants to increase CIGGS flow - 09/21/2014  Hilcorp Alaska is proposing to install additional gas compression in the natural gas pipeline system on the east side of Cook Inlet to increase the maximum flow rate of gas east to west through the Cook Inlet Gas Gathering System, or CIGGS, the dual pipeline that runs under the inlet, Ed Jaroch, Hil....

  • Racing to head off concerns - 09/21/2014  The Canadian government is edging towards the most pivotal decision yet on Enbridge's Northern Gateway pipeline, with no indication which way it is leaning beyond Prime Minister Stephen Harper's suggestion that the determining factor will be “expert advice” on the overriding environmental concerns. ....

  • Oil sands sector refuses to swoon - 09/21/2014  The International Energy Agency has cooled its forecast for oil demand over the rest of 2014 and through 2015 — an outlook that seems counterintuitive amid rising tensions in Iraq, Libya and Ukraine. But political convulsions no longer carry the fear of supply disruptions as production outside OPEC....

  • Cooperation ahead of courts - 09/21/2014  Faced with a threat to resource development, British Columbia Premier Christy Clark has taken the unprecedented step of appealing to leaders of her province's 203 First Nations to take “a chance to shape history.” Along with her cabinet and top deputy ministers, she made the plea for cooperation and....

  • BP to cut 475 in North Slope downsizing - 09/21/2014  In April BP announced the sale of some of its North Slope assets to Hilcorp. In September the impact on people became known, with BP saying Sept. 15 that it will reduce Alaska employees and contractors by 475. “The reduction includes the 200 individuals who accepted jobs with Hilcorp and an additio....

  • Great Bear moving toward next steps - 09/21/2014  Great Bear Petroleum, the company that has been spearheading efforts to develop shale oil on Alaska's North Slope, has been assembling and assessing geologic, seismic and geochemical data, to fine tune its ability to find “sweet spots” for test drilling, Ed Duncan, the company's president and CEO, t....

  • One LNG cargo in first half of year - 09/21/2014  The liquefied natural gas facility at Nikiski on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula shipped one cargo of LNG during the first six months of 2014, according to a report submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission by ConocoPhillips, owner of the facility. The facility also delivered 55 tanker-truck lo....

  • Comment extended for offshore permit - 09/21/2014  The Environmental Protection Agency has extended the public comment period for its proposed new general permit for wastewater discharges from geotechnical survey operations in federal waters of the Beaufort and Chukchi seas. The agency says that, in response to a request from the Alaska Eskimo Whali....

  • Oil Patch Bits: Chapman joins URS Corp. as a Civil Engineer - 09/21/2014  John Chapman has recently joined URS Corp. as a Civil Engineer with more than 45 years of diversified engineering experience. He has performed duties as design engineer, project engineer, project manager and principal-in-charge of a wide variety of civil engineering projects. Chapman has been involv....

  • Oil Patch Bits: CGG nets quartet of BroadSeis-BroadSource contracts - 09/21/2014  CGG announced that it has been awarded contracts for the 3-D seismic acquisition of four major surveys using its BroadSeisTM with BroadSourceTM, marine broadband technology. The four surveys represent a total contract value of more than US$80 million. Three of the surveys have been awarded in the As....

  • Oil Patch Bits: Crowley first to receive small scale export license - 09/21/2014  Crowley Maritime Corp.'s subsidiary, Carib Energy LLC, has been granted a 20-year, small-scale U.S. Department of Energy export license for the supply, transportation and distribution of U.S.-sourced liquefied natural gas into Non-Free Trade Agreement countries in the Caribbean, Central and South Am....

  • Arctic Directory: Alaska Clean Seas - International Leader in Arctic Oil Spill Prevention & Response - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Q. What is the official name of your company? A. Alaska Clean Seas (ACS) Q. Is your firm a subsidiary or affiliate of other companies? If so, please name those firms and their relationship to your company. A., ACS is based on a cooperative concept and is unaffiliated other than their member compan....

  • Arctic Directory: Alaska Textiles brings innovative safety wear to the harsh Alaskan climate - 09/21/2014  Q. What is the official name of your company? A. Alaska Textiles Inc. Q. What do you most want people to know about your company? A. At Alaska Textiles, we are a family. Each customer we work with instantly becomes a part of our family. Q. Where is your company located? A. We are located at....

  • Arctic Directory: Alpha Seismic Compressors, LLC: Offshore Rentals and Air Source Solutions - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Q. What is the official name of your company? A. Alpha Seismic Compressors, LLC Q. Is your firm a subsidiary or affiliate of other companies? A. No. Q. What do you most want people to know about your company? A. Alpha Seismic Compressors caters to a very demanding, niche market; offshore seism....

  • Arctic Directory: Crowley Solutions, specializing in full-service onshore & offshore project management - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Q. What is the official name of your company? Are you a subsidiary or affiliate of other companies? A. Crowley Solutions, Inc. is wholly owned by Crowley Maritime Corporation, which owns a variety of subsidiaries, including TITAN Salvage, Jensen Maritime Consultants, Customized Brokers, Crowley Pe....

  • Arctic Directory: Kakivik leads the pack on safety for its valued customers and employees - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Q. What is the official name of your company? A. KAKIVIK ASSET MANAGEMENT, LLC Q. Is your firm a subsidiary or affiliate of other companies? If so, please name those firms and their relationship to your company. A. Kakivik is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC). Q....

  • Arctic Directory: The Lynden family of companies continues to outshine as a Top 100 3PL - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Q. What is the official name of your company? A. Lynden Q. What is your company's primary business activity? A. Lynden's diverse family of companies offers multi-modal transportation over land, sea and air, freight forwarding, logistics and 3PL services. We have built a reputation for superior ser....

  • Arctic Directory: URS Alaska - 09/21/2014 (Full story) URS provides engineering, construction and technical services with capabilities to support all stages of project life cycle, offering a full range of program management; planning, design and engineering; construction and construction management; operations and maintenance; and decommissioning and cl....

  • Arctic Directory: Engineered Fire & Safety - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Engineered Fire & Safety, a UTC fire and security company, is an industry leader in clean agent suppression systems, water based suppression systems, and industrial fire alarm and gas detection systems. Since 1986 Engineered Fire & Safety has established a reputation for quality, innovation and expe....

  • Arctic Directory: Usibelli Coal Mine Inc. - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Founded in 1943 by Emil Usibelli, Usibelli Coal Mine Inc. is located in the mountains of the Alaska Range near Healy, Alaska. UCM has a workforce of about 130 employees and operates year round. UCM is Alaska's only operating coal mine and production averages 2 million tons of coal per year. ....

  • Arctic Directory: Crowley announces promotion of Scott Hoggarth - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Crowley Maritime Corp. said that Scott Hoggarth has been promoted to vice president, West Coast harbor ship assist and tanker escort services. He has assumed new overall responsibilities for marine operations and engineering functions, as well as commercial results for Crowley's tug services offered....

  • Arctic Directory: CH2M HILL Alaska awarded Port of Anchorage bid - 09/21/2014 (Full story) CH2M HILL, a global leader in consulting, design, design-build, operations and program management, was named the new manager for the renovation of the Port of Anchorage in a 9 to 1 vote at the Anchorage Assembly. The Port of Anchorage is a deepwater port located in Anchorage, Alaska, with four bulk....

  • Arctic Directory: Foss Maritime joins with laboratory on research - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Seattle-based Foss and its Hawaiian subsidiary, Young Brothers Ltd., are partnering with hydrogen researchers at Sandia National Laboratory. They are building a portable, self-contained hydrogen fuel cell for six months of testing at the Port of Honolulu beginning in 2015. The prototype can be insta....

  • Arctic Directory: Calista provides $177,750 in scholarships - 09/21/2014 (Full story) The Calista Heritage Foundation announced that $177,750 in scholarships was distributed to 203 students for the spring semester. To-date more than $3.5 million in scholarships have been awarded. All scholarship recipients are Calista Corp. shareholders or descendants. For this spring semester 6 perc....

  • Arctic Directory: Andrew DeNittis joins URS as IT coordinator - 09/21/2014 (Full story) URS announced that Andrew DeNittis has joined its team as an IT coordinator with seven years of experience working in the information technology field. As IT Coordinator, DeNittis is responsible for all tasks involving information technology within the firm. His technical expertise includes Windows....

  • Arctic Directory: Delta Leasing welcomes Schouten to team - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Delta Leasing has named Josh Schouten vice president of sales and marketing. He has been welcomed onboard to continue cultivating and developing Delta's reputation as the premier leasing company in the state of Alaska. Schouten comes to Delta with nearly a decade of sales and heavy duty truck desig....

  • Arctic Directory: Calista Corp. sets record shareholder dividend - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Calista Corp. said its largest shareholder dividend in corporate history was approved by its board of directors. The 2014 shareholder dividend distribution totals $4.65 million and is the ninth dividend since inception. The total distribution of shareholder dividends is $24.6 million, with nearly 5....


  • Arctic Directory: Alaska Resource Education to host auction in April - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Alaska Resource Education will be hosting the Roger Burggraf Raffle & Auction at the Alaska Miners Association Convention on April 7-11 at the Westmark Hotel in Fairbanks. ARE said it will be raffling off two round-trip tickets on Alaska Airlines as well as other great prizes at the convention banq....

  • Arctic Directory: Nabors mourns loss of Eugene Isenberg - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Nabors Industries Ltd. announced March 18 that former Chairman and CEO Eugene Isenberg passed away on March 16. Isenberg served as chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer from 1987 until late 2011. During his 25-year tenure, Isenberg grew Nabors from bankruptcy to an S&P 500 i....

  • Arctic Directory: AACA awards 2014 scholarship to Brett Merboth of Nome - 09/21/2014 (Full story) The Alaska Air Carriers Association scholarship, underwritten by Crowley Maritime Corp.'s petroleum distribution group in Alaska for the second year in a row, was recently awarded to Nome student Brett Merboth. Merboth is the youngest member in a long line of aviators including his grandparents, Dic....

  • Arctic Directory: Vigor's first Olympic-class ferry christened - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Washington state elected officials, transportation and manufacturing leaders were on hand March 20 to celebrate the christening of the state's first 144-car Olympic class ferry, the M/V Tokitae, at Vigor Industrial's shipyard in Seattle. Lynn Peterson, Washington's secretary of transportation, serv....

  • Arctic Directory: CGG and Baker Hughes sign RoqSCAN agreement - 09/21/2014 (Full story) CGG announced that it has signed an exclusive agreement with Baker Hughes Inc. for RoqSCAN technology offered by CGG. RoqSCAN is a real-time, fully portable, quantitative and automated rock properties and mineralogical analyzer. Developed by Robertson, a CGG company, and Carl Zeiss Microscopy Ltd.,....

  • Arctic Directory: Crowley acquires international ship management company - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Crowley Maritime Corp. announced that it has acquired majority ownership of Accord Ship Management (HK) Ltd. and Accord Marine Management Pvt. Ltd. The Accord acquisition will be managed by Crowley's ship management group, which provides all phases of commercial ship management along with full techn....

  • Arctic Directory: Global, saving coral reefs — one shipwreck at a time - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Global Diving & Salvage Inc. said that in the summer of 1991, a 121-foot long Taiwanese long line fishing vessel, the HUI FENG #1, ran aground on an atoll in the middle of the Pacific. With a footprint of just 4.6 square miles Palmyra Atoll forms the most northern vegetated island in the Northern Li....

  • Arctic Directory: Alaska Resource Education announces annual tournament - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Alaska Resource Education announced its upcoming 22nd annual Coal Classic Golf Tournament. This half-day event will be held June 11 at Anchorage Golf Course. Breakfast, registration and hosted driving range begin at 6 a.m. and shotgun start is at 7 a.m. Registration includes breakfast, lunch and a g....

  • Arctic Directory: Crowley 2013 Wholesaler of the Year by Shell - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Crowley Maritime Corp.'s petroleum distribution group in Alaska has been recognized by Shell Oil Products U.S. as the 2013 Health, Safety, Security & Environment Wholesaler of the Year. The award is presented as part of the international energy company's celebration of their YOU Make the Difference....

  • Arctic Directory: CIRI companies score high marks from employees - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Cook Inlet Region Inc., an Alaska Native regional corporation based in Anchorage, and its subsidiary, CIRI Alaska Tourism Corp., placed among the top 10 best places to work in Alaska according to an independent survey conducted for the Alaska Journal of Commerce. The assessment, performed by Best Co....

  • Arctic Directory: NSTI celebrates excellence in safety milestone - 09/21/2014 (Full story) North Slope Telecom Inc. recently achieved two significant safety milestones: 1 million hours with no lost time injuries and five years with no recordable injuries. These milestones are especially impressive considering they were accomplished while climbing and erecting communications towers in extr....

  • Arctic Directory: Fugro hires Khadjinova as new Alaska manager - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Fugro Pelagos said that Rada Khadjinova has been hired as its Alaska division manager. In this role, she serves as the focal point for all Fugro activities in the state, coordinating with other Fugro companies to deliver clients a complete range of survey, geotechnical, and subsea services. Khadjino....

  • Arctic Directory: URS hires Baugham as its project administrator - 09/21/2014 (Full story) URS said May 7 that Dustin Baugham recently joined its team as its project administrator with six years of experience in administrative and management support. Baugham's responsibilities include billing, project controls, and subcontractor compliance. URS provides engineering, construction and tech....

  • Arctic Directory: Cudney appointed director of Deadhorse Aviation Center - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Fairweather LLC has announced the appointment of Tim Cudney as the director of Deadhorse Aviation Center at Prudhoe Bay. DAC is a multi-faceted aviation facility operated by Fairweather to support oil field operations on the North Slope, as well as offshore oil and gas exploration and development ac....

  • Arctic Directory: Smith joins URS as environmental scientist - 09/21/2014 (Full story) URS said Neal Smith recently joined its team as an environmental scientist with two years of experience. In his role as an environmental scientist, Smith will provide technical studies and environmental support, including National Environmental Policy Act support, environmental site assessment and M....

  • Arctic Directory: Think Office celebrates successful 2014 charity event - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Think Office said that its 2014 Design V Food event, held May 14 at the Bridge Restaurant in Anchorage, was a hit. Six local design firms signed up to compete in the annual cooking competition - Architects Alaska, BDS Architects, ECI/Hyer Architecture and Interiors, KPB Architects, RIM Design and S....

  • Arctic Directory: Milestone achieved: 5,000 dives on single project - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Global Diving & Salvage Inc. said that on May 15 it achieved the notable milestone of performing 5,000 dives at the Olmsted Locks and Dam Project. Global has been on the project since 2009, with divers routinely battling near zero visibility and strong river current in order to provide support to th....

  • Arctic Directory: Foss celebrates 125 years of maritime expertise - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Seattle's Foss Maritime, a company that has evolved from a single rowboat into one of the world's leading marine transportation and harbor services companies, celebrates its 125th anniversary this year. The company was founded in Tacoma, Washington, by Thea Foss in 1889, and now serves customers aro....

  • Arctic Directory: Gaines joins URS bringing 15 years of experience - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Edmund “Ned” Gaines recently joined URS as a cultural heritage specialist/applied anthropologist with 15 years of experience in all aspects of cultural resource management and sociocultural impacts analysis. He specializes in archaeological survey, inventory and excavation, determination of signific....

  • Arctic Directory: Foss honors new fireboat in Seattle shipyard - 09/21/2014 (Full story) The first of two new technologically advanced fireboats under construction by Foss Maritime for the Port of Long Beach was dedicated in a blessing ceremony on May 1 at Foss Maritime's Seattle shipyard. The vessel, named Fireboat 20, is being readied for service and is scheduled for delivery to Long....

  • Arctic Directory: Kieswether promoted to president of Carlile - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Carlile Transportation said that Ron Kieswether has been promoted to president of the company. Kieswether joined Carlile last October as chief operating officer, focused on operations including logistics, less than truckload operations, trucking and safety. His expanded role will include setting str....

  • Arctic Directory: Arctic Slope Regional Corp. announces new acquisition - 09/21/2014 (Full story) After many months of planning and preparation, Arctic Slope Regional Corp. is pleased to announce the acquisition of Little Red Services Inc. LRS has been in operation for more than 30 years and provides “hot oil” and other well services on the North Slope. As a wholly owned subsidiary of ASRC, LRS....

  • Arctic Directory: Jensen joins Global Diving & Salvage Inc. - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Global Diving & Salvage Inc. announces the hiring of Jennifer Jensen as the vice president of the newly formed Quality Assurance Group. Based in Global's corporate headquarters in Seattle, Washington, she will direct the efforts of our human resources, health, safety and environmental, claims and co....

  • Arctic Directory: Vigor delivers Washington's first 144-car ferry - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Vigor Fab delivered the Tokitae, the state's newest ferry, to Washington State Ferry officials this week. The Tokitae is the first of three 144-car ferries currently planned. It will enter service this summer on the Clinton-Mukilteo route. The second vessel, the Samish, is under construction at Vigo....

  • Arctic Directory: Foss receives 2013 Jones F. Devlin safety awards - 09/21/2014 (Full story) The Chamber of Shipping of America has recognized Foss Maritime's commitment to safety by awarding 73 vessels for outstanding safety records. The 73 Foss vessels were recognized as 2013 Jones F. Devlin award winners at the CSA Annual Safety Awards Luncheon held this year on May 29 in New Orleans. ....

  • Arctic Directory: CGG and Sovcomflot announce Arctic joint venture - 09/21/2014 (Full story) CGG, world leader in geoscience, and Sovcomflot, Russia's largest energy shipping company, have signed an agreement to form a joint venture company dedicated to conducting high-end 3D marine seismic acquisition services with a focus on Arctic and sub-Arctic waters. The joint venture, to be called A....

  • Arctic Directory: Appleby joins URS as environmental planner - 09/21/2014 (Full story) URS Corp. said that Elizabeth Appleby has joined its team as an environmental planner with eight years of professional experience, including two years spent in Alaska. She recently earned a Master's Degree in environmental planning from the University of Minnesota after previously completing a B.S.....

  • Arctic Directory: Nabors announces agreement with C&J Energy Services - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Nabors Industries Ltd. announced that the company has signed a definitive agreement to combine its completion and production services businesses in the U.S. and Canada with C&J Energy Services Inc., an independent oilfield services and manufacturing company. Following the completion of this transact....

  • Arctic Directory: Anderson joins URS as local development specialist - 09/21/2014 (Full story) URS Corp. said that Tim Anderson recently joined its team as a local development specialist. Anderson has more than a decade of service within the Chugach Region focusing on developing projects to help the communities and their members. He has human resources, computer, financial and budgetary, rese....

  • Arctic Directory: ASRC board endorses Dan Sullivan for U.S. Senate - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Members of the Arctic Slope Regional Corp. board of directors have taken the unique step of endorsing a candidate for U.S. Senate, making their choice of Dan Sullivan known after a regularly scheduled meeting in Barrow. Sullivan's military experience, responsible energy development record, his histo....

  • Arctic Directory: Great Northern announces passing of John Riggs - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Dave Jarrett, chief operating officer of Old Harbor Native Corp., said in an open letter to customers and vendors July 2, “It is with a heavy heart I write to you today to inform you that John Riggs, founder and president of Great Northern Engineering, passed away from an apparent heart attack on Ju....

  • Arctic Directory: Maritime Helicopters announces new service locations - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Maritime Helicopters Inc., an Alaska-owned business headquartered in Homer, has recently expanded its operations, adding seven new aircraft, including Bell 407s, Bell 206L4s and Eurocopter BO-105 twin engine helicopters. In support of this expansion, Maritime has recruited 15 new pilots and 15 new m....

  • Arctic Directory: Repsol taps Erickson for scientific expedition flights - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Erickson, a leading global provider of aviation services, said it has signed a contract with Repsol, a multinational oil and gas company, to provide helicopter transport for a scientific research expedition in Alaska's North Slope. Utilizing two of its Bell 212 helicopters, Erickson will provide da....

  • Arctic Directory: Nabors expands its Board, appoints Skattum as director - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Nabors Industries Ltd. announced that its board of directors has expanded the board to eight members from the current seven and appointed Dag Skattum to fill the newly created vacancy. Skattum currently serves as managing director of One Thousand & One Voices, a family-backed investment firm focused....

  • Arctic Directory: URS announces Anthony Crouts joins its team - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Anthony Crouts has joined URS as its marketing intern. He is currently a marketing major at the University of Alaska Anchorage. As marketing intern, Crouts responsibilities include proposal tasks, a variety of general marketing tasks and assisting current marketing staff. URS provides engineering,....

  • Arctic Directory: Five Star names Clary May employee of the month - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Five Star Oilfield Services said that it has named Billy Clary as its May employee of the month. “Clary is an amazing head cook for the company, he is always above and beyond to make sure that the client is taken care of with great service and a positive attitude,” said Five Star. Clary is a master....

  • Arctic Directory: URS hires Knutson and Vivian to its team - 09/21/2014 (Full story) URS said that Dave Knutson and Shannon Vivian recently joined its team. Knutson joined URS as a staff engineer. He graduated from Portland State University in 2010 as a civil engineering major with a minor in economics. Knutson has 8 years of experience in construction and engineering combined. His....

  • Arctic Directory: Crowley installs automated system at McGrath airport - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Crowley's Alaska fuel sales and distribution group has unveiled McGrath airport's first aviation fuel card lock system, offering pilots the convenience of 24-hour refueling services at one of the region's busiest airfields. The implementation of the new, fully automated system means that aviators ca....

  • Arctic Directory: Crowley christens new ocean class tugboat in Houston - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Crowley Maritime Corp. recently christened the third of four tugboats in the ocean class series, Ocean Sky, in Houston. The ceremony served to formally welcome the third dynamic positioning tugboat to the company's expanded ocean towing fleet, which has been involved in most of the major offshore oi....

  • Arctic Directory: URS announces hiring of Amy Rosenthal - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Amy Rosenthal recently joined URS as a senior environmental planner and project manager with more than 18 years of practical environmental resource management, planning, regulatory and academic experience. She is a technical expert in National Environmental Policy Act analysis and cumulative impact....

  • Arctic Directory: CGG's Hampson and Russell awarded with membership - 09/21/2014 (Full story) Dan Hampson and Brian Russell of CGG were awarded honorary membership in the Geophysical Society of Houston during its 2014 Annual Honors and Awards Banquet. Honorary membership in the GSH is conferred in recognition of a distinguished contribution to the geophysical profession. It is the highest a....

  • Arctic Directory: Lynden named 2014 Green Supply Chain partner - 09/21/2014 (Full story) The Lynden family of companies was once again included in Inbound Logistics magazine's annual Top 100 3PLs and 75 Green Supply Chain Partner lists. Lynden is profiled in the June issue of the magazine for “meeting and exceeding environmental regulations, maximizing fuel efficiency and monitoring and....

  • Arctic Directory: Tux Seims joins URS team - 09/21/2014 (Full story) URS Corp. says Tux Seims recently joined its team as an environmental and infrastructure intern. Seims is currently in route to receiving his bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and has experience in ocean mariculture, assisting with building and designing....

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