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Vol. 16, No. 14 Week of April 03, 2011
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


ExxonMobil in Alaska: Kuparuk goes online Dec. 13, 1981

Getting there is half the fun — or challenge — could have been field’s motto

Petroleum News

The Kuparuk oil field was discovered in 1969 when Sinclair Oil and Gas, which would soon become part of ARCO, and BP drilled the Ugnu No. 1 well, which tested 1,056 barrels per day of oil from the Kuparuk formation. The well was named after the nearby Ugnuravik River. That name is carried today by....

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1979 development begins

Project, challenges continue to grow

Kuparuk River a stumbling block

Permanent bridge needed


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