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Mon Mar 9, 2020, 02:41 AM

Hundreds of BP Alaska employees begin to move on, with a mix of feelings from 'bittersweet' to

Hundreds of BP Alaska employees begin to move on, with a mix of feelings from ‘bittersweet’ to ‘ecstatic’


Kyle Johnson, a senior geologist for BP Alaska, said his last day at the company where he’d worked for 22 years made him feel a mix of emotions.

“It was bittersweet," Johnson said on Wednesday.

On Thursday, he flew to Houston to start a new job there, also with BP.

“There were lot of good and sad goodbyes,” Johnson said of Feb. 20, when a few dozen BP Alaska employees left the company.

About 200 of BP Alaska’s 1,600 employees have left since August, when the company announced the sale of its oilfield assets to Hilcorp Alaska for $5.6 billion, said Megan Baldino, a spokewoman for BP Alaska, on Thursday.

Read more: https://www.adn.com/business-economy/2020/03/08/hundreds-of-bp-alaska-employees-begin-to-move-on-with-a-mix-of-feelings-from-bittersweet-to-ecstatic/

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