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Heavy Oil – The Future of Crude Oil is Syrup

As world production of light sweet crude oil declines, everyone is looking at “unconventional” oil sources to take up the slack.  “Unconventional” includes sources like heavy oil (warm thick goop), cold oil (cold thick goop), oil sands (thick goop mixed … Continue reading

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Ice Roads (1)

There seems to be some interest in ice roads, no doubt due to the cable TV show “Ice Road Truckers”. That show takes place in Canada. Here in Alaska there are a few differences. Here’s a short primer on Alaskan … Continue reading

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