Christmas at Prudhoe Bay
Personal reflections from Alaska geologist Gil Mull, who sat on the Prudhoe discovery well for Humble, ExxonMobil predecessor
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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