ExxonMobil in Alaska: Nominated to spend Christmas at Prudhoe Bay
Personal reflections from renowned Alaska geologist Gil Mull, who sat on the Prudhoe discovery well for ExxonMobil
For Petroleum News
It was totally unexpected; it was mid-December 1967, not long before Christmas, and there I was, suddenly on an airline flight from Los Angeles to Fairbanks, where I transferred to a bush flight heading for the Prudhoe Bay State No. 1 drill site.
Although ARCO was the operator on the well, Exxon’s....
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Things were becoming interesting
Communication limited to radio
A thousand mile daily commute
Looks like gas discovery
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