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Oil company deal postpones North Slope drilling

...Denver-based Armstrong Oil and Gas Inc. are working to develop what they say will be a big new oil field in the Colville River Delta.They announced Tuesday that Armstrong will be taking majority ownership of both the development area and the...
Repsol settles with EPA over North Slope spill

...said 6,600 gallons spilled April 9, 2013, at a Repsol well 18 miles northeast of the village of Nuiqsut on the Colville River Delta.Most of the fluid was contained in a secondary containment area but about 500 gallons sprayed over an acre of...
Spanish company moves forward with North Slope oil field potential production rates or the size of the oil discovered in exploratory wells drilled this winter in the Colville River Delta, reported the Alaska Dispatch News.Residents in Nuiqsut, a small village more than 600 miles north of Anchorage...
Alaska North Slope lease sale takes in $54.5M

...price of $35.8 million. The company offered bids of nearly $6.5 million for individual tracts within the Colville River Delta, which borders the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska. The Alpine Field, operated by ConocoPhillips, anchors...
ConocoPhillips Slope budget up $600M

...are now planned for the North Slope this winter. Two will be drilled by ConocoPhilllips; three by Repsol in the Colville River delta region and one by Linc Energy at Umiat, in the southeast NPR-A where a small oil field was discovered decades...
Alaska Editorial: Bridging a gap: Agreement could hasten oil field work in the NPRA

...potentially could be developed.The Corps, in announcing its initial decision to reject the permit, noted the Colville River Delta "is the largest and most complex delta on the Arctic coastal plain and drains nearly 30 percent of the North Slope...
Corps denies Conoco permit for NPR-A access

...industry has been able to use in certain applications, would have less impact on the sensitive ecosystem of the Colville River delta than the bridge, roads and gravel pads associated with the CD-5 project as it is planned, the corps said...
Lawsuit filed to block bridge to Alaska petroleum reserve

...Nuiqsut, the only village within the reserve, sued the Corps in February, claiming petroleum development on the Colville River Delta harms their subsistence life of hunting and fishing.Messages left for Corps spokesman Curt Biberdorf were not...
Pioneer sees good results from North Slope fracturing wells

...according to data given the analysts. Nuna is a potential new project near Ooguruk that is onshore, in the Colville River delta northeast of ConocoPhillips' producing Alpine field.Ooogouruk is owned 70 percent by Pioneer and is field operator...
Alaska Digest

...and Gas bid on 24 blocks, including 19 tracts north of Smith Bay. Armstrong Alaska bid on 10 blocks east of the Colville River delta. "We are pleased with the sale results," said John Goll, the agency's regional director. "This is our...


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