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Empire Editorial: A vote on trust

...companies since 1968, when the State No. 1 Well at Prudhoe Bay changed Alaska's history."From the day the first petroleum geologist set foot in the territory, the oil industry had a single motto: 'Trust me.'Worried about damage caused to...
Natural gas reservoir not quite ready

...them are not going to come back at the same rate they were previously producing," said David Hite, an Anchorage petroleum geologist who has studied the Cook Inlet gas fields for the U.S. Department of Energy.
Gov.'s permitting plan once rejected by Hickel

...wildlife biologists qualified to gauge the effect of a project on habitat, he said. "A forester can't do that. A petroleum geologist can't do that," Rue said. Manly said he did not have details of how the shift would work, but he believes...
Is Alaska pipeline secure?

...headlines in all the papers. The problem is you would have it fixed in a matter of days." Chris Kendall, a petroleum geologist at the University of South Carolina who is an expert on the impact of war on oil supplies, described the pipeline...
Lawmakers brush aside conflict questions, set to work on oil tax bill

...oil industry views, asking questions supporting industry opposition to tax increases. Thursday, Meyer asked a petroleum geologist Dudley Platt what he acknowledged might be an unfair question. "Is this raising taxes on the oil industry going...
Mat-Su coal bed methane plan advances

...pipe used to funnel potentially dangerous gas or muddy cuttings away from a well as it's drilled. Arlen Ehm, a petroleum geologist who wrote the waiver request for Fowler, said the denial could be solved by using a bigger pipe. Ehm, the former...


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