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Alice Z.R. Bullington

Assistant Professor
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Alice Bullington is the Venture Support Integration Team Lead for Shell Oil Company, Upstream America, Latin America, with 26 years of experience in environmental law & regulations, permitting, sustainable development, community relations, decision analysis and risk management.

In 2011 Alice became the supervisor for ConocoPhillips-Europe Risk Management Group, aiding capital project teams in managing contingency of approximately $1 billion. Joining Capital Projects in 2006, she was the Risk Management Specialist and decision analyst for the Alaska Business Unit focusing on project development strategy and risk management.

From 1998 to 2006 she worked primarily on permitting and authorizations for the North Slope of Alaska successfully leading permitting efforts for development projects including the Alpine Satellite Development.

Alice supported environmental compliance and permitting needs for offshore oil and gas facilities in Cook Inlet, Alaska, for Unocal Corporation from 1990 to 1998, also serving as scientific advisor to community environmental organizations, led industry regulatory work groups and participated on government-community tasks forces addressing environmental topics.

Alice’s earlier experience include working for the Kenai Peninsula Borough during their response to the Exxon Valdez oil spill and environmental consulting supporting the initial Trans Alaska Gas Pipeline Environmental Impact Statement.

Since 2005, Alice has taught courses at the University of Alaska Anchorage, School of Engineering’s Applied Environmental Science & Technology graduate program. She is the co-founder of the Environmental Regulation & Permitting Graduate Certificate program.

Alice married in 1986 and has three children. She’s proud to be from a family of three generations of women who have worked in the oil and gas industry in Alaska.


M.S. Environmental Science, University of Alaska Fairbanks, School of Engineering, 1987

B.S. Geology, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1985

Teaching Responsibilities

Courses involved in AEST and the Environmental Regulation and Permitting Graduate Certificate Program.

  • AEST A605 Introduction to the National Environmental Policy Act
  • AEST A606 Clean Water Act
  • AEST A607 Environmental Permitting Project

Research Interests

  • Environmental decision making within the context of federal, state and local laws and regulations.
  • Environmental, regulatory and sustainable development risk management in international settings.
  • Capital projects risk management.