Please talk about the special working partnership between Hawk and Alyeska that spans decades on TAPS.
"Hawk has supported Alyeska's efforts to maintain the pipeline and operate in a safe and environmentally-sound manner. Among the many projects along TAPS, a few notable projects we have played a role in were the renewal of the TAPS 30-year right-of-way agreements and projects associated with reconfiguring TAPS' adjustment to lower throughput."
You've been around TAPS from the beginning. What has its impact been on Alaska and its communities, as a whole?
"We knew that we were building something significant at the time, but the developmental effect on the fabric of the state has been breathtaking. It has been amazing to see the positive changes and economic impact that safe production of oil throughout TAPS has had on Alaska. Alyeska and Hawk have been able to provide scholarships for Alaska residents and sponsor workforce development programs such as the Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program (ANSEP)."
Would you like to add anything else?
"We are extremely proud of our partnership with Alyeska and everyone else on TAPS. Personally, TAPS has provided a meaningful career to me and has fed my family – the success of TAPS over the long term is extremely gratifying."