50 years has passed since Prudhoe discovery
Knowledge, educated guesswork, science, and a willingness to spend money by relatively small companies led to a giant oil find
Compiled by Kay Cashman
Despite Richfield’s growing enthusiasm for North Slope exploration, limited budgets probably would have quashed the company’s oil hunting efforts in the Arctic were it not for a 50-50 strategic partnership with Humble Oil & Refining Co, a subsidiary of Exxon and eventually folded into Exxon. Humble....
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Humble selects discovery well location
Nominated to spend Christmas at Prudhoe Bay
Looked like gas discovery
Major deployment got underway
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