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Repsol Q2 Well Update

ANCHORAGE, Alaska--()--Repsol E&P USA is reporting that at as of 6:30 p.m. local time, the continuous flow of natural gas has stopped on the Q2 exploration well. The well is producing a moderate flow of water, with small amounts of intermittent natural gas bubbles. The company continues to work to safely secure the well.

Earlier in the day, the Q2 well experienced a kick of shallow natural gas, while drilling at 2,525 feet. Workers were evacuated from the rig. No one was injured in the incident.

The Q2 well is located on the Alaska North Slope, approximately 75 miles northwest of Deadhorse.

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