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Borough Assembly Q&A: Candidates share their views

...near Falls Creek. It will join several producing gas wells in District 7, and two or three soon-to-be-producing oil wells. Swanson: For me the answer to that question would be government looking like the exact opposite of what happens in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-09-26/borough-assembly-qa-candidates-sh
Opinion
Hilcorp dominates Cook Inlet lease sale

...tracts on the Kenai Peninsula near areas where it is operating existing gas wells.Cook Inlet Energy, which operates oil wells on the inlet's west side, bid successfully, as did NordAq Energy, an Alaska-based company, and Aurora Gas, which...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-05-08/hilcorp-dominates-cook-inlet-lease-s
News
Senators visit Peninsula

...local economy. She referred to Hilcorp's "workovers," an oil industry term used to describe re-appropriating old oil wells for future use. The wells become more efficient and more productive, she said. "It's a reasonable yield," she...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-08-28/senators-visit-peninsula
News
Time, circumstances never been better for Arctic oil exploration

...drilling and extended-reach wells are just a few of the advances that keep environmental impact to a minimum. North Slope oil wells are drilled directionally from gravel pads on the surface to protect the permafrost. Technological advances have increased...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/041402/ope_041402ope0010001.shtml
Opinion
USGS releases shale oil assessment for Alaska

...said Anne Castle, assistant Interior Department secretary for water and science, at a briefing for reporters. No shale oil wells have been drilled in Alaska because of economic and infrastructure considerations, according to the agency. That could...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-02-25/usgs-releases-shale-oil-assessment-f
News
Oil producers talk scenarios

...wells are planned. "What has encouraged us is that the (first) well is producing at three times the rate of heavy oil wells in Canada. The bad news is that costs are 10 times the cost of wells in Canada, so we have some work to do on cost reduction...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-01-14/oil-producers-talk-scenarios
News
State eyes oil shale problems

...mechanisms typically seen in low-producing Lower 48 oil wells, would be impractical on the North Slope because of weather...to the declines in production commonly seen with shale oil wells, at least at first, Hobbs said. A key difference with...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-03-18/state-eyes-oil-shale-problems
News
A soldier?s view

...in the desert for orders to attack. When the air war started we moved up to the Kuwait border. Saddam had set all the oil wells on fire and during the day it was often dark because of the black smoke from the fires. You could look directly at the...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/032607/people_0326peo002.shtml
People
Shut-in oil well flows again

...next three weeks," Hall said.The company also has a smaller rig at the West McArthur field intended for working over oil wells at that field and drilling shallow gas prospects in the area, Hall said.That rig, owned by Cook Inlet's parent company...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-07-25/shut-in-oil-well-flows-again
News
'Friday Night Lights' makes the big screen

...Permian's home stadium. It's clear from the opening scene that the story is set amid the vast prairie land and exhausted oil wells of West Texas. Of course, there were some major changes in turning a 300-page book into a 2-hour movie. Three players...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/100604/sports_106spo002.shtml

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