Industrialized Cyclist Notepad


BP drones
June 10, 2014, 21:40
Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Not in the Gulf.

The Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday it has granted the first permission for commercial drone flights over US land to the BP energy corporation, the latest effort by the agency to show it is loosening restrictions on commercial uses of the unmanned aircraft.Drone maker AeroVironment of California and BP energy corporation have been given permission to use a Puma drone to survey pipelines, roads and equipment at Prudhoe Bay in Alaska, the agency said. The first flight took place on Sunday.

via BP allowed commercial drones by US regulators in unprecedented decision | World news | theguardian.com.



The Fracking Won’t Save Us Chart

From EIA. Prudhoe Bay also “reversed the decline in domestic oil production” at one point.


click to enlarge



Oil and Gas leases on Alaska’s north slope

Via http://northern.org/media-library/maps/arctic/western-arctic-npr-a-maps/NorthSlopeLeasesMar2009WEBlg2.jpg/view


click to enlarge



Historical perspective on the Bakken Boom

This is an excellent article by Derik Andreoli, looking at the historical big picture of American extraction booms.

The Oil Drum | The Bakken Boom – A Modern-Day Gold Rush.




Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 80 other followers