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Vol. 14, No. 49 Week of December 06, 2009
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


Logistics key to Point Thomson project

Last year’s ice road only available to move materials for four weeks; barges used in summer; rolligons moved significant amounts

Kristen Nelson

Petroleum News

ExxonMobil has been fighting a running battle with the State of Alaska over development of its North Slope Point Thomson field — but it has also been waging a logistics battle to get equipment and supplies to the site which is 60 miles east of Prudhoe Bay on the coast of the Beaufort Sea just west o....

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Bear bypass

Summer barging

Ready to go

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Tough logistics

Competition for funding


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