North Slope

ConocoPhillips’ westward push into the National Petroleum Reserve

For 40 years, Alaska’s North Slope oil production has taken place on a stretch of state land sandwiched between two major federal reserves: to the east is the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. To the west, the much larger National Petroleum Reserve Alaska — which, despite its name, never produced any oil until this fall. ConocoPhillips hopes…

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