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Alliance Resource development forum with Alaska Gubernatorial candidates

Alliance Resource development forum with Alaska Gubernatorial candidates

Speakers: Gubernatorial candidates Scott Hawkins, Mike Dunleavy, Governor Walker and invited candidate, Mike Chenault. Topic: A forum on their approach to resource development if elected....

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Northern Air Cargo Inc. launches 767-300 freighter service out of Miami

Northern Air Cargo Inc. launches 767-300 freighter service out of Miami

Anchorage, Alaska—Northern Air Cargo Inc. (NAC) has acquired and been granted operating authority for its first 767-300 wide-body aircraft. NAC flight crews and maintenance technicians will be operating and maintaining a total of three newly converted 767-300 freighters by the end of 2018. The three aircraft will be branded for NAC and its sister air cargo brands, Aloha Air Cargo (Hawaii) and StratAir (Florida) and will be flying domestically as well as to International and Pacific markets. Read more....

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VIDEO: Stand for Alaska

VIDEO: Stand for Alaska

At our bi-monthly breakfast, an update on the mining industry in Alaska was presented by Alicia Siira, Deputy Director of the Alaska Miners Association, and Karen Matthias, Executive Director of the Council of Alaska Producers. (Presentation) A report on the status of Stand for Alaska, a group that opposes a ballot measure that would overhaul regulations affecting virtually any type of project in Alaska. The measure poses a threat to Alaska’s jobs, communities and the Alaska way of life. It will go before Alaska voters later this year. View video from Stand for Alaska presented at the morning breakfast....

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2018 Legislative Session Priorities

2018 Legislative Session Priorities

Here are the legislative priorities for the 2018 Legislative session: Alliance Legislative Priorities and Policy Statement

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Take the Senate web poll!

Take the Senate web poll!

There are several issues at stake for Alaskans, including creating a favorable business climate that would put more oil in the pipeline. The Alaska Senate wants to hear from you. Let them know what you expect this legislative session. Take the Senate Poll here:...

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CHUGACH ALASKA CORPORATION APPOINTS CHUGACH COMMERCIAL HOLDINGS PRESIDENT JOSIE HICKEL

CHUGACH ALASKA CORPORATION APPOINTS CHUGACH COMMERCIAL HOLDINGS PRESIDENT JOSIE HICKEL

(Anchorage, Alaska) – Chugach Alaska Corporation (Chugach) appointed Josie Hickel as its President of Chugach Commercial Holdings (CCH), effective December 8, 2018. In her new role, Hickel is responsible for directing Chugach’s portfolio of commercial businesses and land development strategy. “Chugach is fortunate to have a leader with Josie’s expertise and vision as our next President of Chugach Commercial Holdings,” said Chugach CEO Gabriel Kompkoff. “The Board and executive team are confident in her ability to lead our portfolio of commercial companies and land development projects, while also building our culture and making Chugach a great place to work.” To read the entire release, click...

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Meet Alaska 2018

Meet Alaska 2018

Join us for Meet Alaska 2018! Friday, January 19, 2018 Hotel Captain Cook ~ Anchorage, AK Click here for registration and sponsorship opportunities!

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Alliance welcomes new board members; selects new President and Executive Committee members

Alliance welcomes new board members; selects new President and Executive Committee members

For Immediate Release Contact: Renée Limoge Reeve: (907) 563-2226 Alliance welcomes new board members; selects new President and Executive Committee members November 28, 2017, Anchorage, Alaska – The Alaska Support Industry Alliance held its Annual Meeting & Board Elections at the Hotel Captain Cook in October and the new board approved the executive committee members at its November meeting. Three incumbents were reelected to the board: Adam Crum with Northern Industrial Training, Wyche Ford with Fluor, Ben Schoffmann with Kakivik Asset Management and CCI Industrial. Reed Christensen with Dowland-Bach who previously served on the board was elected for another term. Greg Miller with Cruz Companies, Dave Myers with Alaska Crane, and Scott Odell with Halliburton were elected to fill out the remaining three seats. All directors elected will serve a three-year term. Mr. Ford will serve as Alliance Board President for 2017-2018. The remainder of the Executive Committee is as follows: Patrick Walsh, NW Consulting – Vice President of Government Affairs Tom Walsh, Petrotechnical Resources Alaska – Vice President of Industry Relations Ben Schoffmann, Kakivik Asset Management & CCI Industrial – Vice President of Public Affairs Genevieve Schok, Flowline Alaska – Secretary / Membership Chair Cathy Duxbury, Udelhoven Oilfield System Services – Treasurer Scott Davis, Davis Block & Concrete – At-Large The Alliance is a statewide trade association with over 500 member companies in the oil, gas and mining support industry. ###  ...

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ConocoPhillips Drill Site 1H NEWS Produces First Oil

ConocoPhillips Drill Site 1H NEWS Produces First Oil

ANCHORAGE – ConocoPhillips Alaska today announced that Kuparuk viscous oil development 1H NEWS (Northeast West Sak) has begun producing oil two months ahead of schedule. Permitting for 1H NEWS was first announced in February 2014. The project was approved for funding and development March 4, 2015 and development drilling began in August 2017. “1H NEWS is an exciting project for us,” said Joe Marushack, president of ConocoPhillips Alaska. “Viscous oil is more challenging to produce, but state-of-the-art technologies are allowing us to pursue projects like this that put more oil in the pipeline. This is yet another great example of what ConocoPhillips does well – bringing good projects online safely with new production and revenues for Alaska.” To read the complete release, please click...

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PLP Announces General Mark Hamilton as Executive Vice President External Affairs

PLP Announces General Mark Hamilton as Executive Vice President External Affairs

For Immediate Release: November 7, 2017 PLP Announces General Mark Hamilton as Executive Vice President External Affairs Anchorage, AK – The Pebble Partnership announced today that long time Alaskan and retired Major General Mark Hamilton will join the project as Executive Vice President of External Affairs. Hamilton is also President Emeritus of the University of Alaska. “Mark Hamilton is among Alaska’s best known and most highly respected residents, in large part for his tremendous accomplishments and service to the state over 12 years as President of the University of Alaska,” said Pebble Partnership CEO Tom Collier. “We fully expect Mark’s vision, his leadership and his credibility to materially advance our efforts to re-position the Pebble Project, to ensure it provides meaningful and enduring benefits to the people of Bristol Bay and Alaska, and to help create the social and political conditions necessary to permit this project in the years ahead.” Collier said Hamilton will begin work immediately this fall, and expects to connect with political, business, community and Alaska Native leaders throughout the state to better understand their views and consider their advice as the Pebble Project advances into permitting. Click here to read the full...

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