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Susitna

 

a river in Alaska. The Susitna is 500 km long and drains an area of 46,500 sq km. It rises in the eastern part of the Alaska Range and empties into Cook Inlet of the Pacific Ocean. It is fed by rain, snow, and glacial water. High water occurs from May through September. The mean flow rate is 670 cu m per sec. The river is navigable for 150 km from the mouth. The Alaska Railroad, from Seward to Fairbanks, passes through the valley of the Susitna.

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Oil & natural gas company Miller Energy Resources (NYSE:MILL) revealed on Friday the addition of 45,764 acreage of oil and gas exploration license, expanding its development potential in the Susitna Basin of Alaska.
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When Alaska Pipeline Company--a wholly owned subsidiary of SEMCO Energy, sister company of ENSTAR Natural Gas the gas distribution supplier to South Central Alaska--needed to relocate a section of the Beluga Natural Gas Pipeline Transmission system crossing the Susitna River, they knew the project presented special challenges.
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