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Feds finish draft of Arctic drilling document new draft uses an estimate of 4.3 billion barrels of recoverable oil from a large prospect and smaller satellite fields developed with Chukchi Sea leases over a 74-year time frame. The draft SEIS looks at exploration and development...
Big Oil reaps $5 billion in the last year

...don't want to bet the farm on it," Samuels said. Gov. Murkowski rewrote tax rules in February so ELF included six satellite fields near the Prudhoe Bay. The Prudhoe Bay oil producers - BP Exploration (Alaska), ConocoPhillips and Exxon Mobil...
Alaska Digest

...moved to increase production from the giant West Sak deposit. The company also is working to build two so-called satellite fields that will be joined by pipeline with Alpine, the Slope's westernmost oil field. The satellites are called Fiord...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...ASSOCIATED PRESS ANCHORAGE - A new satellite field has been discovered near Aurora is the fifth satellite field discovered in the vicinity of... Archives ANCHORAGE - A new satellite field has been discovered near Prudhoe...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...strike at Prudhoe Bay. Arco's exploratory prowess again was demonstrated Tuesday with Phillips announcement of a new satellite field on the southwest corner of the Kuparuk oil field. Meltwater, as the discovery is known, is estimated to contain...
Officials want BP execs to explain recent fires

...Slemons said. Also investigating is the state fire marshal's office. Fires at two Prudhoe Bay facilities and two satellite fields have occurred separately. The earlier fires were Aug. 6, Aug. 10 and Aug. 26. "It becomes a bit more urgent...
Murkowski announces oil tax hike

...The affected areas contribute about 85,000 of the roughly 930,000 barrels produced daily in the state. The six satellite fields escape taxes under ELF because of the law's provision to lower the rate on declining fields and small discoveries...
Agency seeks funds to cover increased oilfield activity significant," Pourchot said. The new production came from Alpine, North Star and other recently developed satellite fields on the North Slope, he said. Along with new production, the Oil and Gas Division is seeing a jump in leasing activity...
ANWR lobby group asks state for $1.1 million

...and have focused our investment attention in Alaska toward the gas pipeline and development of other North Slope satellite fields. Since ANWR is currently closed to development, we feel that any resolution or pledge on our part would be moot...
State to honor oil tax agreements

...structure for several North Slope satellite fields, Gov. Frank Murkowski said...that the state would group six satellite fields with the giant Prudhoe Bay field...development in Alaska. The six satellite fields had been paying little to no...


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