Borrowed tool offers down-hole solution
Operators adapt hardrock mining technology to perfect grind-and-inject disposal of drilling waste and reduce industry footprint
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When oil and gas explorers converged on the North Slope in the 1950s and 1960s, they brought industry practices from the Lower 48. These customs included constructing berm-enclosed pits beside new wells for disposal of discarded rock, mud and other solids that came out of the ground during the drill....
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