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Vol. 13, No. 46 Week of November 16, 2008
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


40 Years at Prudhoe Bay: Prudhoe Bay discovery: A retrospective

Richfield and then ARCO district manager takes a playful look back at the way it really happened and what might have been

Harry Jamison

Editorís Note: These remarks are excerpted from a paper written for the Alaska Geological Society Technical Conference, April 19, 2008

First of all, let an old man of 83 years tell, for the first time, the unvarnished truth. I found it! I alone had the genius and persistence that led to success!  The problem is that it didnít happen like that. It was a team effort from the beginning. It was my privilege to lead the exploratio....

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Reality intrudes on rosy recollection

Discovery reflects hard work

Discovery still satisfying


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