Aspen Suites Hotel Sitka Now Open
Jul18

Aspen Suites Hotel Sitka Now Open

CONTACT: Carol Fraser July 18, 2017 Ph: 907-602-3766 Cfraser@aspenhotelsak.com The Aspen Suites Hotel in Sitka Alaska just opened its doors on Friday July 14th with 71 spacious suites in downtown Sitka. The Aspen is the sixth of its kind to be built in Alaska with other locations in Anchorage, Kenai, Soldotna, Haines and Juneau. “We are so excited to have our sixth Aspen Hotel in Sitka” says regional director of sales and marketing Carol Fraser. “The location within walking distance to the brand new Harrigan Centennial Hall will allow Sitka to bid on larger conferences bringing year-round business to this great city. With the addition of our hotel, we hope to also be a part of increasing the summer tourism and fishing business as well.” The Sitka Aspen’s suites are fully furnished with a full-sized refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, two-burner cooktop stove and all cooking and eating utensils. Complimentary WIFI, exercise room, and lobby coffee are also available. The hotel features two meeting rooms to accommodate meetings from 10 – 50. The Aspen Suites Hotel Sitka will be open year-round and will be employing approximately 20 local Alaskans. *** About Aspen Hotels of Alaska The Aspen Hotel chain first started in 1999 with the opening of the Valdez Aspen Hotel. Additional hotels were built in Fairbanks, Juneau, Soldotna and Anchorage. The hotel chain (with the exception of Soldotna) was sold in 2003 to Extended Stay Hotels. In 2008, development continued and the Aspen built another hotel in Juneau, Kenai, Anchorage, Haines and now the hotel in Sitka is their sixth in the state of Alaska. Reservations can be made by calling the statewide sales office at 907.258.0006 or by email of:...

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Tesoro and Western Refining to become Andeavor
Jun05

Tesoro and Western Refining to become Andeavor

Tesoro and Western Refining to become Andeavor On June 1, Tesoro closed the acquisition of Western Refining which brings us to 1.1 million barrels of refining capacity, more than 3,000 retail stations and 13,000 employees. By continuing to expand our geographic footprint, and optimizing our combined portfolio, we have become a stronger, more integrated organization that’s better positioned to bring shared value to you – our valued stakeholders. On August 1, we will be adopting a new Company name to reflect the Company that we have become over the past several years. Our new name will be Andeavor reflected with a new logo to mark the next phase of our journey to deliver ever greater value to all our stakeholders. To read the Fact Sheet about the change, click...

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Bob Cox to lead Bristol Bay Industrial Fuels
Jun05

Bob Cox to lead Bristol Bay Industrial Fuels

Bob Cox to lead Bristol Bay Industrial Fuels Anchorage, AK – Bristol Bay Industrial, LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Bob Cox as president and chief executive officer of its newly formed member company, Bristol Bay Industrial Fuels, effective May 30, 2017. Cox is a 22 year veteran of the downstream fuel industry, having held senior management positions at Crowley Fuels and Petro Marine Services. In his new role, Cox will have executive oversight of BBI member companies, Bristol Alliance Fuels and PetroCard, and will be responsible for developing and executing a strategic plan to grow BBI’s fuels sales and distribution. Click here to read the full...

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The McDowell Group: The Role of the Oil & Gas Industry in Alaska’s Economy
Jun01

The McDowell Group: The Role of the Oil & Gas Industry in Alaska’s Economy

Click here to read the McDowell Group’s presentation at the Alaska Oil & Gas Association’s annual conference.

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Sen. Murkowski Leads Arctic Energy/Security CODEL: Interior Secretary and Five Senators Visit Norway, Greenland, and Alaska
May30

Sen. Murkowski Leads Arctic Energy/Security CODEL: Interior Secretary and Five Senators Visit Norway, Greenland, and Alaska

Fairbanks, AK – U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, arrived in Fairbanks, Alaska, this weekend along with U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke and Sens. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., John Cornyn, R-Texas, Steve Daines, R-Mont., and Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D. The delegation traveled to Norway, Greenland, and the North Slope of Alaska, with an itinerary full of meetings and site visits focused on Arctic energy and security. “The best way to learn about the Arctic, to truly understand it and grasp its importance, is to come here and see it firsthand,” Murkowski said. “I thank my colleagues for making this trip—flying long hours to learn more about our opportunities for Arctic energy and to review the status of our defense capabilities in the region.” Click here to read the entire...

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