Unconventional but Not Impossible

Unconventional but Not Impossible

O’HARA SHIPE The Hugo Stolte A2 well in South Texas’ Live Oak County at sunset.PHOTO BY PATRICK CURREY/COURTESY OF CONOCOPHILLIPS Technological advances increase access to oil Anthony F. Lucas ushered in the “oil age” in 1901 in Beaumont, Texas, drilling a well...
Commuting to the North Slope

Commuting to the North Slope

Sam Friedman Freelance writer in Fairbanks A Boeing 737-700 owned by Shared Services Aviation is seen at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. Shared Services is a co-venture of ConocoPhillips and BP. Its three jets and two propeller aircraft are 50 percent...
North Slope & Cook Inlet Activity

North Slope & Cook Inlet Activity

Darryl Jordan The BP-operated Prudhoe Bay oilfield has surpassed 12.5 billion barrels of production. Prudhoe Bay’s large-scale enhanced oil recovery includes the use of enriched gas and re-injecting 8 billion cubic feet of produced natural gas each day from the...