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...unloaded 250 dozen live crabs in Seattle, the first live crabs to be brought from Alaska in a fishing vessel. In 1957, Richfield Oil Corporation announced Alaska's first major oil strike at Richfield's Swanson River Unit, Well No. 1. In 1962...

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In Alaska In 1907, the Chugach National Forest was established. In 1957, Richfield Oil Corporation announced Alaska's first major oil strike at Richfield's Swanson River Unit, Well No. 1. In 1961, the Haines...

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...destroyed the Ice Pool Tavern in Nenana as well as power lines, throwing the entire town into darkness. In 1957, Richfield Oil Co.'s Kenai Peninsula discovery well was completed, pumping 900 barrels a day. In 1959, the Alaska Steamship...

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...Alaska, was established with Dorothy M. Stoddard as postmaster. In 1962, drilling began on an exploratory offshore Richfield oil well connected to shore by a 2,300-foot causeway in Wide Bay, 150 miles west of Kodiak - a first in Alaskan oil...

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...business. ``This was a company that wasn't afraid to take chances - it's made a big difference to the state.'' Richfield Oil, one of Arco's corporate ancestors, struck Alaska's first large oil field near Swanson River on the Kenai Peninsula...

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...Chicago men reported finding a 600-pound jade nugget in the Shungnak River, a tributary of the Kobuk River. In 1957, Richfield Oil Co. completed its Kenai Peninsula discovery well, pumping 900 barrels a day. In 1959, the Alaska Steamship Co...

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Oil competition has helped the state

...way or another, conflicts surrounding that field have continued through the present. Arco started work in Alaska as Richfield Oil Corp. It made the first significant strike in the state, on the Kenai Peninsula in 1957. British Petroleum also...

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BP completes Arco acquisition

...business. ``This was a company that wasn't afraid to take chances - it's made a big difference to the state.'' Richfield Oil, one of Arco's corporate ancestors, struck Alaska's first large oil field near Swanson River on the Kenai Peninsula...

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This Day in History

...unloaded 250 dozen live crabs in Seattle, the first live crabs to be brought from Alaska in a fishing vessel. In 1957, Richfield Oil Corporation announced Alaska's first major oil strike at Richfield's Swanson River Unit, Well No. 1. In 1961...

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This Day in History

...Chicago men reported finding a 600-pound jade nugget in the Shungnak River, a tributary of the Kobuk. In 1957, Richfield Oil Company's Kenai Peninsula discovery well was completed, pumping 900 barrels a day. In 1959, the Alaska Steamship...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092706/sta_20060927029.shtml
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