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  1. A Caelus spill at Nuna is bigger than originally thoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | Anchorage Daily News

    More than 7,000 gallons of petroleum products leaked from a North Slope well operated by Caelus Energy Alaska, state environmental regulators said this week, more than doubling the original estimate of the size of the spill. The release consisted of diesel fuel and mineral oil, products refined from crude oil that are used as antifreeze in the well.


  2. Garbage-eating grizzly bear killed in DeadhorseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Department of Fish and Game said it killed a 10-year-old female grizzly bear in Deadhorse on Thursday and captured its two cubs after the trio got into unsecured trash and became accustomed to eating human food. Fish and Game blamed the bears' appetite for trash on "some" people in Deadhorse who, it said, continue to dispose of their food scraps in unsecured garbage cans, even though the North Slope Borough provides bear-proof bins.


  3. There's rich history in Native corporation's bid to become an oil companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Contractors walk around the site of the North Slope Maintenance Facility at Deadhorse, a project of Arctic Slope Regioanl Corporation Energy Services begun in 2015. Contractors walk around the site of the North Slope Maintenance Facility at Deadhorse, a project of Arctic Slope Regioanl Corporation Energy Services begun in 2015.


  4. CH2MHill subsidiary to cut 147 jobs after losing North Slope contractRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Nearly 150 people will lose their jobs after a CH2M Hill subsidiary lost a North Slope contract to a competitor, sparking fears among union and state officials that the primarily Alaska workforce will be replaced by a large number of Outside employees during a time of economic hardship for the state. BP issues the contract for oilfield services at the Prudhoe Bay fields and the work was done primarily by members of local unions in Alaska.


  5. Crews stop leak in Prudhoe Bay well that sprayed oil and gasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Crews battling a leak at a Prudhoe Bay production well that released crude oil and natural gas stopped the leak overnight, officials said Monday morning. "Overnight the Unified Command achieved source control and killed the well," said Dawn Patience, a spokeswoman with BP, the operator at the giant North Slope fields.


  6. Oil and gas spray from well in Prudhoe BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Natural gas and crude oil were shooting from a Prudhoe Bay well on Friday north of Deadhorse, according to state spill responders who are organizing a response team to investigate the release. "The well is currently venting gas, which caused a spray of crude to impact the well pad," according to a report issued at noon Friday by the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation.


  7. Audi plans return to North Slope for secretive cold-weather automotive testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A German automaker plans to return to Alaska's North Slope early next year to continue its secretive cold-weather performance tests on cars. Audi last winter hired a contractor to build a frozen track on the tundra outside Deadhorse - an industrial hub for the Slope oil fields - to test acceleration, anti-lock braking and other vehicle systems on the ice.


  8. In the pursuit of shale oil, company touting a large find plans to test its discoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    One oil explorer seeking its fortune in the source rocks for Prudhoe Bay is moving ahead with plans to drill a test well this winter, while another may have to push off drilling this winter during a tough economic time for the industry. If they're as successful as they hope, the prospectors will spark a new hunt for oil from shale using hydraulic fracturing in the fields south of Prudhoe Bay, applying the same fracking technology that has revolutionized oil production in the Lower 48. But the independent companies - Accumulate Energy Alaska and Great Bear Petroleum - are also hoping to tap into easier-to-flow, conventional pools of oil.


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