Unlocking new resources at Kuparuk
Coiled tubing drilling has enabled access into isolated pockets of oil in the complex reservoir of the Kuparuk River field
With more than 6 billion barrels of original oil in place, the Kuparuk River field on Alaska’s North Slope is a giant among North American oil fields. But with the oil lying in two major reservoir zones — the A and the C zones — and with a multiplicity of geologic faults fracturing the reservoir int....
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