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Vol. 12, No. 11 Week of March 18, 2007
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


Testing for shallow gas at Wainwright

Well to be drilled in the early summer will test for gas in coal seams under the Chukchi coast village

Alan Bailey

Petroleum News

After a pause of a couple of years, the project to test the potential to use coalbed natural gas as an energy source in rural Alaska is under way again, this time in Wainwright on the Chukchi Sea coast. Drilling should start right after Memorial Day. The multi-year project involving the U.S. Bureau....

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