Alaska North Slope


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Alaska North Slope

or

Arctic North Slope,

region, N Alaska, sloping from the Brooks Range N to the Arctic Ocean. In 1968 large petroleum reserves were found in the Prudhoe BayPrudhoe Bay,
inlet of the Beaufort Sea and Arctic Ocean, N Alaska, in the Alaska North Slope region, east of the Colville River delta. In 1968 one of the largest oil reserves in North America was discovered in Prudhoe Bay.
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 area. In 1977 the 800-mi (1,287 km) Trans-Alaska pipeline was completed to carry oil S to the port of Valdez, on the Pacific. Proposals for oil and gas exploration in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, E of Prudhoe Bay, have brought continuing controversy. A 2003 National Research Council report on drilling concluded that lasting environmental damage had resulted because the harsh climate slows natural recovery and because there is little incentive to restore areas where drilling has ceased.
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reached an agreement to repurchase Rampart's 30 percent interest in its Alaska North Slope Western Block, brining Royale Energy's ownership position back to 100 percent working interest in all 96,000 acres on the North Slope and secures Royales exclusive rights to the proprietary 3D seismic data.
13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Repsol and privately held Armstrong (70 & 148, LLC 75% and GMT Exploration Company LLC 25%) have reached an agreement to strategically re-align their interests in their Alaska North Slope exploration and development venture.
BP announced today it is planning to add $1 billion in new investment and two drilling rigs to its Alaska North Slope fields over the next five years due to changes in the state s oil tax policy signed into law this month by Gov.
The office of the Federal Coordinator for an Alaska North Slope natural gas pipeline has posted a digital library that compiles, consolidates, organizes and preserves for the public many of the reports, maps, analyses and other work on proposed North Slope gas pipeline projects going back to the 1970s.
Exporting Alaska natural gas as LNG to Asia "is the best alternative for commercialising Alaska North Slope natural gas.
Fish and Wildlife Service's (FWS) proposed use of appropriated funds to purchase and distribute caps and other items to residents of Alaska North Slope communities in furtherance of the agency's eider conservation plan.
The proposed pipeline would transport approximately 4 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas from the Alaska North Slope to markets in Canada and the United States.
An agreement was also reached with the state of Alaska committing the combined company to reduce its ownership of Alaska North Slope crude oil production.
The four-year study at a cost of some 100 million dollars will cover Alaska North Slope oil and gas fields along the northern coast of Alaska, which are estimated to have deposits capable of supplying 14 million tons of LNG annually for 37 years.
The Q2 well is located on the Alaska North Slope, approximately 75 miles northwest of Deadhorse.
Calcined petroleum coke, used to make aluminum, may be the most valuable product--by weight--made from Alaska North Slope crude oil.
The double hull vessels will be used to transport Alaska North Slope crude oil to U.

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