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Major oil company plans 7 wells in Alaska petroleum reserve

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A major oil company will drill seven new exploratory wells in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska. ConocoPhillips is planning the work for this winter, the Alaska Journal of Commerce reported . The wells will be focused on the prospective Harpoon area southwest of the company's existing projects in the reserve, ConocoPhillips Alaska...

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