Tag Archives: North Slope

Alaska North Slope Oil Production

From the State of Alaska Department of Revenue.  This is weekly oil production from the north slope, as measured at Pump Station 1 (the beginning of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline).  The black line is the FY 2009 predicted production for state … Continue reading

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Alaska Oil Production

Here’s the production data for the first half of July, 2008. July 2008 Average Daily Production (bbls) Prudhoe Bay (Prudhoe Bay, Midnight Sun, Aurora, Polaris, Borealis, Orion) 242,633 Kuparuk (Kuparuk, West Sak, Tobasco, Tarn, Meltwater, Palm, Oooguruk) 135,410 Milne Point … Continue reading

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Tapping Liberty – ERD on the North Slope

BP is in the process of setting a record for extended reach drilling (ERD) at the Liberty prospect on Alaska’s North Slope. Elizabeth Bluemink at the Anchorage Daily News has written about the Liberty prospect here. Imagine a bent straw … Continue reading

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Mr. Williams and Gull Island Oil

I’ve seen a number of posts and websites about Gull Island, all based upon Mr. Lindsey Williams’ talks (see here, here, or here for examples) and his book, “The Energy Non-Crisis,” published in 1980.  Mr. Williams claims that there is … Continue reading

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Oooguruk Starts Production

Pioneer’s Oooguruk has started production. Trading Markets reports that: The company said it began oil production at its Oooguruk field, breaking a 30-year monopoly by global companies BP PLC (NYSE: BP), ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP | Quote | Chart | News … Continue reading

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Deadhorse Airport

The last time I went through the Deadhorse airport, I snapped this picture: The women’s restroom had just been remodeled, and I guess spelling wasn’t the work crew’s strong suite. Not that there are a lot of women going through … Continue reading

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Summer at Badami

I haven’t posted in a while… but just came across this photo of Badami in the summer. It doesn’t look like that this time of year. The future production of the North Slope will increasingly be composed of heavy oil … Continue reading

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