The coronavirus pandemic has forced companies to do business differently and, in some cases, monitor their employees’ health closer than ever.
The increase was driven by seven new cases in the Kenai Peninsula Borough. There also were four in Anchorage, one in Juneau and the first case in the North Slope Borough.
A resident from the North Slope Borough has tested positive for COVID-19. This is the first positive case in the region.
The operator of the trans-Alaska pipeline is allowing oil companies to send more crude from the North Slope to Valdez as demand creeps back and economies reopen.
The pilot of a charter plane is dead after crashing near Teshekpuk Lake southeast of Utqiagvik Thursday night.
As oil and gas company BP presses ahead with the sale of its Alaska business to privately-held Hilcorp, questions loom around how low oil prices are impacting the deal. On Monday, the companies released answers to a state agency that’s scrutinizing a key piece of the transaction, but with a catch: The companies and their…
On Wednesday morning, temperatures in the North Slope hub community of Utqiaġvik reached 20 degrees below zero, a record low for April 29.
ConocoPhillips says it will cut oil production in Alaska by about 100,000 barrels per day for the month of June. That’s about half of Conoco’s daily production in the state, and roughly a fifth of the crude that typically flows down the trans-Alaska pipeline.
Four oilfield service companies have alerted the state of sweeping layoffs at their North Slope operations as the coronavirus crushes demand for fuel, oil prices crash and drilling activity declines.
In a statement late Sunday, BP confirmed its commitment to close the multi-billion dollar sale.