BP in Alaska: North to Alaska
BP’s trail to Prudhoe Bay: Opened office in 1959, geologists arrived in 1960
For Petroleum News
Alaska was first mentioned within BP in a 1952 world survey of oil prospects compiled by the company’s exploration department in London. The north of Alaska was included because of oil and gas discoveries made there by the U.S. Geological Survey, which drilled exploratory wells there in the 1920s, d....
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