Trans-Alaska Pipeline, Black Rapids Canyon

Love-Hate Relationships: Big Oil and Alaska


It’s hard for Outsiders to understand Alaska’s relationship with Big Oil. It’s the kind of love-hate relationship that sends married couples to counseling. But there don’t seem to be counseling services for troubled relationships between ginormus, multi-national corporations and resource-centric states. So, instead, you have the same battles, like dysfunctional spouses, year after year. Which…