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Vol. 12, No. 43 Week of October 28, 2007
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


Blackbeard may rise from the ashes

McMoRan planning to re-drill world’s most closely watched exploration well more than 30,000 feet below Gulf’s continental shelf

Ray Tyson

For Petroleum News

Blackbeard West, arguably the world’s most closely watched exploration well until it was abandoned in August 2006 short of its primary target more than 30,000 feet below the U.S. Gulf of Mexico’s continental shelf, may soon be resurrected. McMoRan Exploration, which recently acquired $1.1 billion wo....

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