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Alaska Science Forum: Why we spilled crude just to watch it burn out to watch.I once mucked around in a real oil spill. I worked on the beaches of Prince William Sound as an "oil recovery technician" after the Exxon Valdez hit Bligh Reef in 1989. There, we scrubbed rocks with diaper-like pads and blasted...
Administration gives pipeline project overview

...without economic losses on the oil side.Prudhoe has been a mainstay of Alaska's oil production, and a major driver of oil recovery has been reinjection of gas, Balash said in an interview. The more gas you sell or take away from a field, the less...
Workforce will double on large LNG project

...carbon dioxide that will have to be removed, which amounts to one-eighth of the raw gas. Using the CO2 in enhanced oil recovery in Prudhoe or other North Slope fields is currently being explored, Butt said.A major step for the project was the...
AOGCC keeps eye on safety, maximum recovery

...propane, might be in Enhanced Oil Recovery in fields, to get more oil. produced for EOR (enhanced oil recovery)," said Foerster. "A us that 'waste' (loss of oil recovery) is not occurring."This is...
My Turn: Legislative session was a fiasco market that would allow Alaska to sell pollution credits while simultaneously encouraging forestry and heavy oil recovery, could raise upward of $400 million. Sale of state assets, amounting to a consolidation of the state's bonding...
Environmentalists sue DEC over spill permits

...such elements of a spill as how long it will last, the oil slick size, wind duration and direction and the rate of oil recovery. The lawsuit contends that under Alaska law those assumptions qualify as de facto regulations. Larry Dietrick, director...
Alaska editorial: State takes a chance on getting better deal on Point Thompson

...spend not to produce gas, though it would maximize oil recovery. Exxon's argument is that it makes more sense to...the company and the state. But that means losing some oil recovery as the field loses pressure. There are no easy choices...
Juneau Empire Story Archive the Redoubt Shoal prospect produced 1,010 barrels of oil a day, the company announced last week. Using special oil recovery techniques, officials with Denver-based Forest estimate that well could produce up to 2,500 barrels of oil a day...
Governor's oil tax cut plan must be passed for the good of Alaska new oil fields in order to increase production. More oil can be coaxed out of existing fields with enhanced oil recovery methods (EOR). When considering an EOR investment, a company definitely makes estimates of the increased production...
Divers begin removing oil from Alaska shipwreck

...moved close to the site as a precaution. In addition, the Southeast Alaska Petroleum Resource Organization will have oil recovery vessels and crews available during all fuel recovery operations. The Princess Lena ran aground on Point Lena in 1952...
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