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Wells (almost) done

...extracted, and building the offices, compressor building and auxiliary building that will support and power the operation. The drillers reached the target depth - more than 5,000 feet underground - for the first well this week. Reaching that depth required...
Lawmakers like gas pipeline report, but questions emerge

...region's producing natural gas fields is creating a new market for drillers. New studies by the U.S. Geological Survey and the state...Exploration in Cook Inlet would help but Posey doesn't see drillers being able to find and produce enough gas by the time it will...
News year's end.Meanwhile, researchers are trying to find ways to treat and prevent the disease, Sullins said. An oil driller's group said the decision stifles industry while providing questionable protections to the bats."Rather than listing the...
Oil on wild ride; how will it end?

...expecting a quick and lasting price jump see mounting evidence that drillers in the U.S. are pulling back fast because they're no longer...line it took years to bring it back. Now, the IEA said, drillers can quickly and easily tap shale deposits to bring new oil...
Oil council: Shale won't last, Arctic drilling needed now make the Arctic waters off of Alaska more accessible to drillers comes just as Royal Dutch Shell is poised to restart its troubled...regular sales of drilling rights, extending the amount of time drillers are allowed to work each year, and doing more scientific studies...
Nikiski water study underway

...employees from DOWL HKM are gathering publicly available water movement data from area monitoring wells, well logs from drillers, and existing reports. Among those to be studied are six groundwater-monitoring wells installed by AIMM Technologies as...
What others say: Advance, but cautiously, in Arctic drilling

...decade between discovery and production down the trans-Alaska pipeline.Exploration can be done with minimal risk, allowing drillers to practice tools and techniques that will be needed for production wells.Just as the world needs oil, so does Alaska...
Where did all this oil come from? tap so-called unconventional resources, especially layers of shale and other oil-and-gas rich rock.In the past, drillers had to look for pools of oil and gas that had collected over millennia, forced by gravity and pressure from source rock into...
Ramon C. Rogers

...September 1962. Ray and Karen moved to Kenai from Juneau in 1977.Ray was a Marine, a cowboy, a carpenter, roustabout, well-driller, truck driver, heavy equipment operator and a family man. He retired from the City of Kenai in 1995. He devoted many hours...
The Bookworm Sez: 'The Skeleton Crew' digs into unsolved mysteries

...c.2014, Simon & Schuster, $25, 240 pages), some things go missing for a lot longer...Wilbur Riddle was a well-driller back in May of 1968 and was waiting for a job to start when he noticed a canvas sack on a stone slab just off Kentucky's...
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