Kuparuk Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: ConocoPhillips
  • Country: USA
  • Location: 40 miles west of Prudhoe Bay, Alaska
  • Production start: 1981
  • Partners:
  • Type: Oil / Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:

Description

Contractors

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History

  • 1969 - Kuparuk Oil Field discovered
  • 1981 - Production started
  • 1996 - ARCO Alaska Starts Operation of Large Scale EOR Project
  • 2000 - ConocoPhillips acquired Arco's stake and became operator

Geology

  • The producing reservoir is composed of Cretaceous-age Kuparuk sands at depths of 5,500 to 6,500 feet.

Links

  1. ConocoPhillips, Kuparuk
  2. Kuparuk River Unit Facility Information
  3. ARCO Alaska Starts Operation of Kuparuk Large Scale EOR Project
  4. BP Amoco and ARCO Agree To Sell Alaska Businesses For $7 Billion

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