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Vol. 11, No. 36 Week of September 03, 2006
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


PETROLEUM DIRECTORY: Traversing the Northwest Passage

Northern Transportationís ship MV Alex Gordon travels from Halifax to the Canadian Beaufort Sea to assist with refit of Kulluk drill ship for Shell

Alan Bailey

Petroleum Directory

Fortunately marine technologies (not to mention health and safety standards) have improved out of all recognition since Sir John Franklin led an 1847 British expedition to seek the Northwest Passage. Franklinís two ships were crushed and sunk by pack ice; Franklin and the more than 100 sailors in th....

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Mobilizing the Kulluk

Experienced pilot and captain

Significant challenges

Less severe than normal


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