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Vol. 17, No. 32 Week of August 05, 2012
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


Borough project brings Barrow gas boost

Barrow gas fields upgrade results in five new horizontal wells, new piping and a new control system for more reliable gas delivery

By Alan Bailey

Petroleum News

Most Alaska rural communities are suffering the pain of unsustainably high fuel costs. But for several decades the city of Barrow, at the extreme northwestern tip of the state, has enjoyed a plentiful supply of natural gas from nearby gas fields. Three fields — the East Barrow, South Barrow and Wala....

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Success in primary purpose

Five horizontal wells

Started in September

Old wells plugged

The world’s first methane hydrate production?

East Barrow

Research project


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