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  1. Alaska author expands wilderness focus in 'On Arctic Ground'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... her crew encounter other people. They would see activity as they got close to the developed oil sites and closer to Nuiqsut. But other than a couple of hunters from the region, they were on their own. Until about a year ago, the entire reserve was ...

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  2. Debbie Miller expands her focus on Alaska's wilderness in 'On Arctic Ground'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... her crew encounter other people. They would see activity as they got close to the developed oil sites and closer to Nuiqsut. But other than a couple of hunters from the region, they were on their own. Until about a year ago, the entire reserve was ...

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  3. CD-5 construction proceeds as legal wrangling continuesRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... corporation for the North Slope, with a share of royalties also going to Kuukpik Corp., the village corporation for Nuiqsut, where the five plaintiffs live. In the lawsuit the plaintiffs are arguing that changes in the CD-5 project design made since ...

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  4. The Producers 2014: Caelus seeks to expand pioneering Oooguruk fieldRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Petroleum News

    ... Pioneer Natural Resources established three participating areas at the unit, each targeting a different horizon: the Nuiqsut, the Kuparuk and the Torok. Through the end of August 2014, Pioneer Natural Resources had drilled 37 wells within the ...

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  5. DNR to drop Nuna royaltiesRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | Petroleum News

    ... brought the Oooguruk unit into production in June 2008 from two pools: a Kuparuk reservoir and a deeper and larger Nuiqsut reservoir. But every exploration and development well at the unit was also passing through the Torok formation, a shallower ...

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  6. Nuiqsut residents want new environmental review for NPR-A roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    A group of residents from the village of Nuiqsut on the North Slope have told the federal District Court in Alaska that a report filed in September by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has failed to provide an adequate explanation of why the Corps did not prepare an SEIS, or supplemental environmental impact statement, when permitting ConocoPhillips' CD-5 oil field development in the northeastern National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, the first field to be developed in the reserve. The permit at the center of the dispute is the Corps' dredge-and-fill permit.

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  7. Nuiqsut road to Alpine oil patch receives key go-aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    A gas flare lights up ConocoPhillips' Alpine oil field. A wetlands permit has been approved for a 6-mile road connecting the field to the village of Nuiqsut, home to about two dozen Alpine employees.

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  8. Uptick in North Slope researchers poses potential for conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... climate, endangered species listings and subsistence concerns like aircraft impacts and an increase in mold in the Nuiqsut whitefish population are all on his regular agenda. Like scientists in all fields, from all agencies and organizations, Suydam ...

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  9. Villagers reject Corps CD-5 explanationRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | Petroleum News

    A group of residents from the village of Nuiqsut on the North Slope have told the federal District Court in Alaska that a report filed in September by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has failed to provide an adequate explanation of why the Corps did not prepare an SEIS, or supplemental environmenta....

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  10. Two strikes left in Barrow's autumn whaling seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    This fall's bowhead whale harvest on the North Slope has been a bountiful one. The count as of Monday was 11 whales for Barrow, three for Kaktovik and five for Nuiqsut, according to the Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission.

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  11. Corps files document justifying CD-5 permitRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has provided an analysis to a federal court on its 2011 decision to approve a controversial permit for the ConocoPhillips CD-5 oil project on the North Slope now under construction. Environmental groups and six villagers in the nearby community of Nuiqsut had filed suit against the Corps in Alaska U.S. District Court, claiming that the permit should be revoked because the Corps had not provided supplemental environmental impact statement, or SEIS, to cover changes in the project design since an original environmental impact statement was published in 2004.

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  12. Royale plans 2 wells this winter seasonRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | Petroleum News

    First seismic program completed last winter in JV with Rampart Energy; acreage east of Colville River target for 2014-16 drilling Royale Energy has begun permitting for a winter exploration drilling program on state oil and gas leases the company holds south the Colville River south of Nuiqsut.

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  13. Federal judge declines to vacate permit for emerging CD-5 project in NPR-ARead the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... now under construction in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska. A handful of residents from the nearby village of Nuiqsut wanted the permit vacated as part of their lawsuit challenging the wetlands fill permit the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ...

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  14. Federal judge declines to vacate permit for emerging CD-5 projectRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2014 | Petroleum News

    ... t now under construction in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska. A handful of residents from the nearby village of Nuiqsut wanted the permit vacated as part of thei....

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  15. Explorers 2014: Caelus Energy takes over Pioneer assets in AlaskaRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2014 | Petroleum News

    ... independent operator on the North Slope in June 2008. Pioneer initially developed two oil pools: the Kuparuk and the Nuiqsut. Using primary and secondary methods, Pioneer expected to recover between 4 million and 8 million barrels from the Kuparuk ...

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  16. Explorers 2014: Royale is studying seismic and planning explorationRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2014 | Petroleum News

    ... rock development. The leases were in three blocks: in the Franklin Bluffs region, south of Prudhoe Bay, and south of Nuiqsut along the Colville River. The small company also holds interests in Sacramento basin and San Joaquin basin of California, as ...

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  17. With commercial viability undetermined, Caelus moving ahead with Nuna plansRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... completion date of April 15. The field has three distinct oil reservoirs at different levels in the subsurface: the Nuiqsut, the Kuparuk and the Torok. Initial production focused on the Kuparuk and the Nuiqsut. Some production from the Torok started ...

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  18. Corps files proposal to justify CD-5 permitRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2014 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... Slope. U.S. Alaska District Court judge Sharon Gleason accepted briefs June 20 on a suit filed by six villagers from Nuiqsut, a nearby Inupiat community, who claim construction of a bridge over a Colville River channel and roads to the CD-5 ...

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  19. Rampart confirms oil potential with third-party review of seismic dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... is 77 million barrels of oil at two of the companies' prospects, located about 15 miles southwest of the village of Nuiqsut. If proven reserves are that high, the field would be relatively small, but still significant for a state in need of ...

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  20. Rampart confirms oil potential with third-party review of seismic dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... is 77 million barrels of oil at two of the companies' prospects, located about 15 miles southwest of the village of Nuiqsut. If proven reserves are that high, the field would be relatively small, but still significant for a state in need of ...

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