EPA plans Class I permit for Nikaitchuq
Deep injection wells involve pumping industrial waste into underground reservoirs; technique used extensively across Alaska
By Eric Lidji
As Eni Petroleum works to become the fourth operator to produce oil from Alaska’s North Slope, the Italian super major is turning to a familiar strategy for disposing of the large amounts of industrial waste associated with development drilling.
Like BP, ConocoPhillips and Pioneer Natural Resour....
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Wells now used across Alaska
Nearly 3 million barrels
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