An OAG360® Exclusive: Interview with Alaska Governor Bill Walker
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Alaska Governor Bill Walker

Alaska’s North Slope has produced more than 17 billion barrels of oil since the discovery of the Prudhoe Bay oil field in 1968, when Arco’s Prudhoe Bay State No. 1 exploratory well produced oil at a maximum test rate of 2,415 barrels per day.

Prudhoe Bay is the largest oil field in North America. Regular oil production from the field began in October 1969 and peaked in January 1987 at 1.63 MMBOD. With oil production in ...


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