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Renewed exploration activity across the state, the development of new fields on the North Slope, and workovers of legacy fields means jobs for Alaskans. On the horizon, new projects like the Alaska LNG Project, hold the promise of thousands of new jobs. Preparing the Alaskan workforce for these opportunities is the mission of the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Learn more about available jobs, training opportunities, and oil and gas occupations.


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Oil and Gas Future Opportunities

Labor Market Projections for Alaska's Oil and Gas Industry



Dispatch: Alaska must prepare workforce now for burgeoning oil patches, mega projects by Commissioner Blumer


Compass: Alaska must prepare robust workforce for oil and gas jobs


Alaska Journal: Report: Oil and gas industry needs 7,500 trained workers


Petroleum News: Strong jobs outlook: Thousands of workers needed to sustain Alaska oil industry, workforce plan says


Peninsula Clarion: Roustabout program provides opportunity


VIDEO: Commissioner Blumer speaks about job opportunities at SB 138 bill signing in Fairbanks


RELEASE: Alaska Oil and Gas Workforce Plan Focuses on Industry Demand


SB 138, gasline legislation, signed into law


GOVERNOR: State one step closer to getting Alaska's gas


PETROLEUM NEWS: SB 138 (AKLNG) Passes Senate, Moves to House Resources.


PETROLEUM NEWS: Return on natural gas long time coming.


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