Project Description

Oil Search (Alaska), LLC is proposing development of hydrocarbon deposits from its oil and gas leasehold on the North Slope of Alaska. The proposed Nanushuk Project will target oil deposits in the Alpine C and Nanushuk reservoirs.

Oil Search (Alaska), LLC proposes the placement of 3,226,102 cubic yards of clean fill material into 288.0 acres of waters of the United States, including wetlands to construct the Nanushuk Project.

The project is on Oil Search (Alaska), LLC-operated oil and gas leases southeast of the East Channel of the Colville River. This area is located approximately 52 miles west of Deadhorse and about 6.5 miles from Nuiqsut (at the southernmost location of the Nanushuk Project).

The project will include construction of the Nanushuk Pad comprised of Drill Site 1 and a Central Processing Facility, Drill Site 2, Drill Site 3, an operations center pad, infield pipelines, the export/import Nanushuk Pipeline, infield roads, an access road, a tie-in pad, and a potable water system. The project also includes temporary discharges to 5.8 acres of jurisdictional waters of the U.S. for screeding activities at the existing Oliktok Dock.

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