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Vol. 14, No. 24 Week of June 14, 2009
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


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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