BP in Alaska: Initial Prudhoe field development
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In the late 1960s and early 1970s development drilling was under way at Prudhoe Bay, using Nabors 18-E and Brinkerhoff Rig 36. Everett Potter, now retired, was a drilling consultant for BP. Potter says modern rigs are better insulated and heated than the old ones, and much more transportable.
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