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Alaska / Oil Production #291871

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 27, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Gulf of AK) Concern over depleted Alaska oil fields and efforts to discover and development new offshore fields examined; details given, films shown. Amount being spent by Arco here mentioned; weather conditions affecting crews' safety noted. [ARCO engineer Dan STONE - notes safety design of offshore platform.] Lifestyle aboard rig described, shown. [Blondie GURNETT - acknowledges potential for disaster.] [TECHNICIAN - describes core samples.] [ARCO geologist Karl LEMMERMAN - notes such exploration is pure gamble.] [ARCO Alaska spokesperson Harold HEINZE - notes necessary find to replace Prudhoe reserves.]
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

Drinkwater, Terry;
Rather, Dan

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