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Vol. 13, No. 24 Week of June 15, 2008
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


Canada’s Beaufort wakens

Record bidding indicates majors turning to Arctic frontier; greens anger locals

Gary Park

For Petroleum News

As global oil giants ExxonMobil and BP jostle for position in the Canadian Arctic waters, pledging record amounts to lock up exploration rights, they also seem to be moving inexorably to a head-on clash with environmentalists. Whether they have their sights set on oil or natural gas or both, the two....

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Eastward extension of existing Imperial-ExxonMobil license

Federal grants boosted Beaufort drilling in 1970s, 1980s

Subject to permits, Imperial-ExxonMobil plans 3-D seismic

Powerful environmental lobby


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