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Vol. 19, No. 8 Week of February 23, 2014
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


The burning question in ice conditions

Arctic oil spill JIP publishes report on the effectiveness of in-situ burning in a response to an oil spill in ice-laden water

Alan Bailey

Petroleum News

As companies such as Shell turn their eyes to the Arctic seas as a new frontier for the discovery and development of oil resources, some people are skeptical about the possibility of cleaning up an oil spill, should some accident occur in the ice-laden waters of the far north. Can oil realistically....

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Current knowledge

Depends on ice conditions

Environmental tradeoff

Issues to consider

Testing the dynamics of burning oil in ice


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