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  1. Slope output dips on scheduled maintenanceRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Caribou graze in front of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System at Prudhoe Bay in this Journal file photo. Although North Slope production paused for a few days this month for regular summer maintenance, output is still better than the same period a year ago even with the fall in oil prices.

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  2. Paper: Cooperate rather than lead on Ak LNGRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    A leading U.S. economist says a large natural gas pipeline project is vital to the state's economic future and that the state should cooperate with experienced large companies in developing the project rather than attempting a plan for the state to lead the project. The Alaska LNG Project could diversify the state's revenue sources and strengthen its finances, said Margo Thorning, chief economist for the American Council for Capital Formation, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank, in a briefing following the Aug. 12 release of a white paper by the council on liquefied natural gas export projects.

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  3. Walker wants 51% stake in Ak LNGRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Alaska Gov. Bill Walker talks with BP Alaska President Janet Weiss during a May 22 visit to Prudhoe Bay. Walker has briefed legislators that he wants the state to take a 51 percent ownership in the Alaska LNG Project and that he may propose a gas reserves tax as leverage against North Slope gas owners BP, ExxonMobil and ConocoPhillips.

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  4. Quintillion partners with Alcatel-Lucent for Arctic fiberRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 6 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    A specialized Alcatel-Lucent ship rolls out an undersea fiber-optic cable in 2011 that eventually linked Venezuela to Cuba. The French telecom announced a deal July 28 with Anchorage-based Quintillion Subsea Holdings to lay more than 1,100 miles of undersea fiber optic cable in the Arctic Ocean to connect Prudhoe Bay to Nome, along with four communities in between, by the end of 2016.

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  5. ConocoPhillips overcoming viscous oil challengesRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 6 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    A project to expand production from viscous oil at the West Sak pool by 8,000 barrels per day is set for completion by the end of this year as North Slope producers are overcoming challenges with the heavier oil. Producers have wrestled for three decades with technical problems on how to produce a vast resource of "viscous," or lower-quality, oil on the North Slope.

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  6. Hilcorp to resume heavy oil tests at Milne Point fieldRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Hilcorp Energy hopes to take a new look at a massive heavy oil accumulation in the Milne Point field of the North Slope, where Hilcorp is the field operator and a 50 percent-owner with partner BP. The company is considering a restart of a test production program from the Ugnu formation that was operated by BP for several years but then suspended in 2013, Hilcorp spokeswoman Lori Nelson confirmed.

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  7. BP, ExxonMobil seek more Prudhoe gasRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Central Gas Facility at Prudhoe Bay operated by BP is seen in this 2008 photo. BP and fellow Prudhoe Bay lease owner ExxonMobil have filed an application with the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission seeking to increase their gas offtake to supply the Alaska LNG Project.

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  8. Another round of Slope methane hydrate research plannedRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    This diagram shows subsurface location of methane hydrates in relation to deeper heavy and light oil reservoirs on the North Slope. Hydrates are believed to be spread widely across the North Slope and could become significant sources of energy if technical problems with gas production can be solved.

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  9. Repsol submits plans to Corps, capacity for 60K bbls/dayRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Repsol has laid out its plans for development of new oil discoveries in the Colville River delta about 52 miles west of Prudhoe Bay. The Madrid-based company has a 70 percent stake in the project with Armstrong Oil and Gas, an independent based in Denver, holding a 22.5 percent interest and another independent, GMT Exploration, holding 7.5 share.

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  10. Caelus expands North Slope assetsRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Caelus Energy LLC has acquired a 75 percent working interest ownership in state-owned offshore Alaskan Beaufort Sea leases held by NordAq Energy, an Alaska independent based in Anchorage. The agreement was finalized on June 18, Caelus said in a press release.

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  11. Gov says amendment needed for gas tax termsRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Gov. Bill Walker is taking industry partners in the Alaska LNG Project to task for delays in resolving key issues affecting the large North Slope gas initiative. "We have identified a lack of urgency in the parties' resolution process," the governor wrote in a June 15 letter to state legislators.

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  12. Alaska road used to haul oil supplies reopens after floodingRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The only road available for hauling supplies to Alaska's North Slope oil fields has reopened following unprecedented flooding that intermittently closed portions of it for more than two months. Dubbed the Haul Road, the Dalton is a 414-mile, often desolate stretch that begins near Fairbanks and leads to Deadhorse, the oil-industry town serving Prudhoe Bay.

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  13. Repsol releases flow data, results show a significanta potentialRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    A drill rig works for Repsol at its Colville Delta operations this past winter. Repsol, which has been exploring for three years on the North Slope, released its first well flow data and said the results show "significant development potential."

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  14. Haul road to reopen after limited impact to Slope operationsRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Dalton Highway is scheduled to reopen June 5, with the completion of repairs to flood damage, said Meadow Bailey, spokeswomen for the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. The highway is a vital supply link to North Slope producing fields that has been closed for an extended period due to flooding of the Sagavanirktok River near northern end of the road at Deadhorse.

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  15. Haul road closed again for floodingRead the original story

    May 19, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities officials closed the haul road early May 18 as melting ice covered it in two feet of water in some places. Ice overflow from the nearby Sag River built up several feet thick in late winter along the northern end of the Dalton between mileposts 390 and 405.

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  16. Latest Revenue forecast down $400M from Dec.Read the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The most recent Revenue Department forecast for oil production and state tax income was released April 3, virtually unchanged in terms of the amount of oil to flow through the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System this fiscal year but about $400 million less in revenue compared to the December forecast. Production is projected to increase from about 509,000 barrels per day this year to 548,500 barrels per day in fiscal year 2017.

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  17. Prudhoe gas sales in 2020s may be well-timed for aging fieldRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    This oil rig crew drills for oil on the North Slope in Prudhoe Bay on June 20, 1977, the day the first oil entered the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System bound 800 miles south to Valdez. Since 1977, more than 12 billion barrels of oil have flowed through TAPS from Prudhoe Bay.

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  18. FAA releases draft rules for unmanned aircraft systemsRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Puma AE AeroVironment unmanned aircraft system is deployed by BP at its Prudhoe Bay operations on June 10, 2014. It was the first overland commercial operation approved by the Federal Aviation Administration, which released draft rules for UAS operations on Feb. 15. Unmanned aircraft operators were given an outline for flight standards Feb. 15 when the Federal Aviation Administration released its proposed rules for drone flights.

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  19. Great Bear spuds well south of Prudhoe BayRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    From left, Great Bear Petroleum Vice President and General Counsel Karen Duncan, Exploration Manager Bret Chambers, Vice President for External Affairs Pat Galvin, Executive Assistant Amy Gren, President and CEO Ed Duncan, and Vice President, Finance, and CFO Ryan Moynagh. Great Bear Petroleum has resumed its North Slope exploration drilling.

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  20. Industry wary amid shakeupsRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    There was an apprehensive mood among oil support contractors and service companies at the Alaska Support Industry Alliance's annual "Meet Alaska" conference in Anchorage Jan. 9. Activity is still bustling on the North Slope despite the steady slide of crude oil prices - Alaska crude oil slid to $50 per barrel last week - but contractors worry that the layoff of rigs, crews and budget cuts being seen in the Lower 48 will spread to Alaska. There's worry that capital spending will be reduced after being substantially hiked in 2014.

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