Exxon selects Prudhoe discovery well site
Humble Oil assumed an unusually active role as Atlantic Richfield’s 50-50 partner on Alaska’s North Slope in the 1960s
For Petroleum News
For years, Exxon predecessor Humble Oil & Refining Co. was a footnote to Prudhoe Bay’s history.
That’s what happens to partners on an oil exploration and production project; they take a back seat to the field operator.
The operator, in this case Atlantic Richfield (predecessor to ARCO), gets the cr....
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Filling in the historical blanks
Humble’s financial backing was key
Crandall’s first trip to North Slope
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