Exxon sets first Point Thomson well
Initial well, an injector, drilled to 5,000-foot limit with producer to spud soon; highly modified Nabors rig performs just fine
By Wesley Loy
For Petroleum News
ExxonMobil already has achieved a minor milestone in its nascent drilling campaign at Point Thomson, the disputed North Slope oil and gas field.
On May 22 workers finished setting surface casing on a well drilled to 5,000 feet, the maximum depth the state allows between April 15 and Nov. 1, said....
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Drilling to resume this fall
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