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
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?
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