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Vol. 14, No. 31 Week of August 02, 2009
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


Drillers near target at Nenana gas well

Well passes depth of 7,000 feet on its way to zones where gas may be found; target depth for $15 million well 11,000-15,000 feet

Alan Bailey

Petroleum News

Excitement is building on a gravel drilling pad a few miles west of the Parks Highway and the town of Nenana in Alaska’s Interior as the Nunivak No. 1 well, the first exploration well to test one of the deeper sections of the Nenana basin, augurs its way towards its target, with the drillers watchin....

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Target on a saddle

Arctic exploration rig

Logistical challenges

Gas potential


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