Press Releases

Arctic Slope Regional Corporation statement on the passing of Ben Stevens

Statement from Rex A. Rock, Sr, ASRC president and CEO

“Ben Stevens dedicated his life to creating a bright future for Alaska and all Alaskans. He was a champion for the North Slope and a friend. ASRC sends heartfelt sympathies to his family at this difficult time.”

Statement from Crawford Patkotak, Board Chairman

“Ben’s commitment to Alaska and the North Slope region was surpassed only by his tireless work on their behalf. The State of Alaska is better for his service. My prayers will be with his family and all who loved and admired Ben.”

Background: Ben A. Stevens most recently worked as vice president, external affairs and transportation at ConocoPhillips Alaska following his service as chief of staff to Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy.

About ASRC

Arctic Slope Regional Corporation is owned by and represents the business interests of the North Slope Iñupiat. Since opening enrollment in 1989 to North Slope Iñupiat born after 1971, the corporation’s shareholder base has nearly quadrupled, growing from the almost 3,800 original enrollees to nearly 14,000 today. ASRC’s Corporate headquarters are located in Utqiaġvik (Barrow), Alaska, with administrative and subsidiary offices located in Anchorage and throughout the United States. ASRC, along with its family of companies employs roughly 15,000 people across Alaska and the Lower 48. ASRC has six major business segments: government services, petroleum refining and marketing, energy support services, industrial services, construction and resource development.


Catherine Pickels

Director of Communications

(907) 570-8089