Alaska Shale: Twenty new drilling rigs not impossible
If Great Bear Petroleum is to meet its development schedule of 200 wells a year for the next 45 years it will need at least 20 drilling rigs working year-round on its 500,000 acres on Alaska’s North Slope.
The rigs will likely have to be specially designed for the company’s North Slope shale program....
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“Tough, but not impossible,” says Nabors
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