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Herff Keith lives next door to BlueCrest Energy's oil drilling pad. A construction crane and new oil drilling rig can be seen in the background. (Photo by Jenny Neyman/KBBI)

BlueCrest neighbors adjust to life near a bustling oil pad

By | Alaska's Energy Desk, Energy & Mining, Featured News, Southcentral | No Comments
Residents of a tiny Kenai Peninsula subdivision near Anchor Point thought they had a little slice of peace and quiet. But a tract of homestead land to the south held an oil test well. And now it’s home to 38 acres of an active oil well, processing train, natural gas flare, workers’ camp, truck filling station and a five-story rig that is about to start drilling 30 more wells.
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