Tag Archives: Gas

ExxonMobil Starts Point Thompson?

From Upstream: ExxonMobil says it is poised to launch a new $1.3 billion plan to develop the field, the first exploration since 1982. The company plans to build nearly 50 miles of ice road and an ice air strip and … Continue reading

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Jack-Up Rig to Cook Inlet Delayed

From Petroleum News (Eric Lidji), a report that Pacific Energy is having problems getting a jack-up rig into Cook Inlet to drill the Corsair prospect, which is estimated to contain 500 billion cubic feet of gas and 100 million barrels … Continue reading

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Arctic Oil

From The Independent, a UK-based newspaper (article, by Michael McCarthy), an article about the new USGS report showing that the Arctic may hold up to one fifth of the world’s undiscovered but exploitable oil and gas reserves: This includes 90 … Continue reading

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Greenland Oil & Gas – USGS Assessment Out

The Arctic has been touted by many groups as the next big undiscovered resource. But as the Arctic geology becomes more understood, it’s looking less like the next Saudi Arabia and more like a smaller gas province. From Petroleum News, … Continue reading

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A Delicate Balance Between Gas & Oil

A clear explanation of the fine balance between producing crude oil or natural gas from a field, from the Anchorage Daily News (Wesley Loy), published June 10, 2007:

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