The ConocoPhillips liquid natural gas plant in Nikiski that was moth-balled last month has gotten a reprieve. The company announced last week that new contracts will send more work to the facility. But it doesn’t necessarily mean new jobs.
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Shaylon Cochran is a host and reporter at KDLL in Kenai. He’s reported on fishing, energy, agriculture and local politics since coming to Alaska in 2011. He has worked at KDLL/KBBI on the Kenai Peninsula, where he picked up lots of new hobbies, like smoking salmon, raising chickens, skiing and counting RV’s. He holds a bachelors degree in Journalism from Iowa State University.