Mid-life transition for a giant
40 years after discovery the Prudhoe Bay field continues to produce oil while looking forward to future natural gas sales
At a time when daily oil production from the giant Prudhoe Bay on Alaska’s North Slope has declined from a peak of about 1.5 million barrels to the current figure of about 400,000 barrels it is tempting to think of the field as being in terminal decline.
Not so, BP’s Greater Prudhoe Bay Waterflood....
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Gas cap and oil rim
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