40 Years at Prudhoe Bay: Oil field discovery saga spawns MVP
Geologists, others say ARCO’s Jamison is individual most responsible for California major’s exploration success on North Slope
For Petroleum News
If the discovery of the Prudhoe Bay oil field on Alaska’s North Slope was a team effort, then H.C. “Harry” Jamison, a young, mid-career geologist out of California, was unquestionably that team’s most valuable player.
“Without Harry Jamison, there is no question in my mind that Richfield Oil Co. and....
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