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Vol. 16, No. 17 Week of April 24, 2011
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


Geothermal project meets more adversity

Alaska electric co-op, already in bankruptcy over troubled drilling program, says equipment bought to test well needed costly fixes

Wesley Loy

For Petroleum News

Trouble continues to dog Naknek Electric Associationís geothermal drilling project. The small electric cooperative in Southwest Alaska has been trying to complete an exploratory geothermal well in an effort to find an alternative to burning expensive diesel to generate power. Cost overruns on the ge....

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Equipment problems

Co-op seeks reimbursement


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