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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Colonell has nearly four decades' experience as a consultant, during which time he has provided environmental and engineering support to virtually every Alaska North Slope hydrocarbon development, as well as to several mining and major infrastructure projects.
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These assets would bring approximately 1,100 BOPD gross and 600 BOPD net of current production and ownership of midstream assets located in the Alaska North Slope with a design capacity of 38,500 BOPD and 25miles of pipeline.
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.
On completion the vessels will transport Alaska North Slope crude oil to destinations on the US West Coast.
Principal among its policies has been promoting the construction of a natural gas pipeline from the Alaska North Slope to the lower-48 states.
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 new pact could help Korean companies to participate in the Alaska North Slope (ANS) project for pilot production of gas hydrates that is expected to begin in 2009.
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.

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