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  1. SAExploration seismic programs approvedRead the original story

    Friday Aug 14 | Petroleum News

    SAExploration has received approval from the Alaska Department of Natural Resources, Division of Oil and Gas, for two seismic surveys, both on state land and waters in the Beaufort Sea, one in the vicinity of the Colville River Delta and one within the Prudhoe Bay area.

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  2. Conoco: $195M in 2QRead the original story

    Friday Aug 7 | Petroleum News

    A small bump in oil prices early in the year helped ConocoPhillips earn $195 million from its Alaska operations during the second quarter - up from the first quarter of the year but down considerably from a year ago, when oil prices topped $100 per barrel. The largest oil company in the state had earned $145 million in the first quarter of this year and $627 million in the second quarter of last year.

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  3. AOGCC schedules multiple hearingsRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2015 | Petroleum News

    The Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has a number of hearings on its schedule: an Aug. 4 hearing at the request of Cook Inlet Energy on a May 1 enforcement action by the commission; an Aug. 27 hearing on the use of CO2 for enhanced oil recovery at Prudhoe Bay; a Sept.

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  4. If you could tour the pipeline routeRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2015 | Petroleum News

    The northern portion of the route begins at Point Thomson, continues west to Prudhoe Bay, then heads south toward Interior Alaska Alaska LNG project sponsors often remind people it's really three projects - a gas treatment plant on the North Slope, a long pipeline bisecting the state and a liquefaction plant at coastal Nikiski.

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  5. Investments mitigate declinesRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | Petroleum News

    The Kuparuk River unit is central to ConocoPhillips' recent promises to increase spending in Alaska in the wake of a major revision to the state oil production tax code. Over the past 18 months, the largest producer in Alaska has sanctioned work on many of its North Slope properties - including construction of the CD-5 pad at the Colville River unit, plans for developing the Greater Mooses Tooth unit in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska and expenses as a non-operating partner at Prudhoe Bay.

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  6. Oil Patch Bits: Lynden Oilfield Services to serve North Slope customersRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | Petroleum News

    Lynden companies have provided support to Alaska oil and gas customers for decades. A new Lynden business, Lynden Oilfield Services, was created specifically to serve customers on the North Slope of Alaska's Prudhoe Bay oil fields.

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  7. State approves PikkaRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2015 | Petroleum News

    With the June 18 decision from the Alaska Department of Natural Resources, Repsol E&P USA Inc. will become operator of a new unit including some 63,304 acres covering 33 state of Alaska and joint state and Arctic Slope Regional Corp. leases between the Colville River unit, the Oooguruk unit and the Placer unit in the central North Slope. Repsol has been extensively exploring the region since it acquired the property from the Armstrong subsidiary 70 & 148 LLC and GMT Exploration Co.

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  8. Linc outlines UmiatRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2015 | Petroleum News

    After spending more than a year evaluating drilling results, Linc Energy Ltd. has considerably expanded its proposal for developing the Umiat oil field on the North Slope. The Australian independent recently outlined a program calling for approximately 13 drilling pads to accommodate 150 wells with drilling to begin as early as 2021.

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  9. Summer maintenance beginsRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2015 | Petroleum News

    With summer comes scheduled maintenance on the trans-Alaska oil pipeline and at the major North Slope oil fields which feed the line. Alyeska Pipeline Service Co.

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  10. Promising resultsRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | Petroleum News

    The National Energy Technology Laboratory has published some new results from methane hydrate testing carried out in 2011 and 2012 in the Ignik Sikumi test well on Alaska's North Slope. According to an article in the latest edition of NETL's Fire in Ice publication, the results shed light on the potential use of injected carbon dioxide as a means of producing natural gas from methane hydrate deposits, while also demonstrating that producing gas by depressuring the deposits may work more easily than previously thought.

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  11. AOGCC issues two exploration permitsRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Petroleum News

    The Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission issued two permits in early April. The agency gave Great Bear Petroleum Operating LLC a permit to drill the Talitha No.

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  12. Arctic Directory April 2015: Alaska Clean Seas breaks ground on Deadhorse facilityRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | Petroleum News

    After a comprehensive design and bid process Alaska Clean Seas, ACS, commenced an $11 million construction project in Prudhoe Bay to replace its existing office facility. Employing the services of EXP U.S. Services as project manager, Anchorage construction contractor F&W was selected to erect the new building.

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  13. ANS production up 4.8 percent month-over-monthRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | Petroleum News

    North Slope averages 537,367 bpd in March, led by 7% Prudhoe Bay gain; February Cook Inlet gains just 1% averaging 18,231 bpd Alaska North Slope production averaged 537,367 barrels per day in March, up 4.79 percent from a February average of 512,795 bpd. The largest gain - by percent and by barrel - was at the BP Exploration -operated Prudhoe Bay field, the Slope's largest.

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  14. 2020s Prudhoe gas sales could be well timedRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | Petroleum News

    As North Slope field ages, gas reinjection will be losing part of oomph some 50 years after Prudhoe oil production began in 1977 Sometime in the mid-2020s, the grand strategy for how to produce Alaska's great Prudhoe Bay oil and gas field - send the crude oil and other liquids to market; reinject the natural gas - will be primed to pivot.

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  15. A tunneling optionRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | Petroleum News

    With more than 30 billion barrels in place and little of it thus far developed, the heavy oil that lies at shallow depths above the producing light oil fields on Alaska's North Slope presents a tantalizing target for future oil development. And in the latest concept for tackling this challenging resource, two companies are proposing the use of tunnels 300 to 500 feet beneath the North Slope tundra, to enable the underground drilling of large numbers of wells into heavy oil reservoirs, with minimal surface and environmental impact 'I think we've got a unique chance ... to see if we can turn Alaska production around and develop this world-class asset responsibly and efficiently.

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