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The Explorers 2017: Great Bear eyes conventional oil In late September 2016, Great Bear Petroleum Operating LLC announced that it had identified eight conventional oil prospects on its leases south of Prudhoe Bay. The announcement highlighted the unusual situation of source rock exploration and development
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Promising for oil The Toghotthele No. 1 well, drilled by Doyon Ltd. in 2016 in the Nenana basin, found multiple oil shows, Gerry van Kooten, geological consultant with Petrotechnical Resources Alaska, told the American Association of Petroleum Geologists Pacific Section an
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The Explorers 2017: Glacier returning to exploration Glacier Oil and Gas Corp. is getting back into exploration.As this issue of The Explorers was going to print, the independent company was permitting a proposed exploration program at its Sabre prospect in the Cook Inlet region.If the company follows throu
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The Explorers 2017: Furie planning Jurassic well at KLU With the right resources and market conditions, Furie Operating Alaska LLC could become the most prolific exploration company in Cook Inlet over the next few years.In a plan of operations submitted to the state in March 2016, the local independent announc
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The Explorers 2017: Nanushuk invigorating ConocoPhillips ConocoPhillips Alaska Inc. is currently exploring in two directions on Alaska's North Slope - to the west and to the south. But the company is seeing a similar opportunity in both places. The Houston-based independent's generation-long move to the west re
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The Explorers 2017: Looking back to beginning, startup It was hard to know when to begin this section because the story of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline really started more than a decade earlier on the North Slope with the exploration taking place there, followed by the discovery of the giant Prudhoe Bay fiel
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The Explorers 2017: Christmas at Prudhoe Bay It was totally unexpected; it was mid-December 1967, not long before Christmas, and there I was, suddenly on an airline flight from Los Angeles to Fairbanks, where I transferred to a bush flight heading for the Prudhoe Bay State No. 1 drill site. Although
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The Explorers 2017: Caelus sitting on a Smith Bay elephant After completing a two-well program at the Smith Bay prospect in early 2015, Caelus Energy Alaska LLC announced one of the largest oil discoveries in the history of the North Slope: a 6 billion to 10 billion barrel oil field, according to company estimate
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The Explorers 2017: BlueCrest exploration plans uncertain Over the next few years, policymakers debating oil and gas exploration in Alaska are likely to turn the experience of BlueCrest Alaska Operating LLC into a case study.BlueCrest became one of the newest producers in Alaska last year when it brought the off
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The Explorers 2017: Armstrong discoveries rock Alaska Judging by completion reports alone, Armstrong Energy LLC drilled its first North Slope exploration well this past winter with the Horseshoe No. 1 well and No. 1A sidetrack.But that measurement fails to capture the full scope of the company's work in Alas
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