Working with federal, state, and local regulators, as well as local communities, ConocoPhiliips routinely develops and conducts multi-year baseline environmental studies programs including annual hydrological surveys within important watersheds such as the Colville River
delta; lake surveys to document water quality and quantity and usage by various fish species; stream surveys to document the distribution and abundance of fish species; archaeological surveys to ensure culturally significant sites or artifacts are avoided; annual wildlife surveys to document the distribution and abundance of terrestrial mammals and avian species; and vegetation mapping surveys to understand how key wildlife species use certain habitats.
The Kuukpik Corporation is an Alaskan Native Corporation that represents the Village of Nuiqsut and administers, on behalf of its shareholders, the surface rights in the Colville River
Delta area of the North Slope of Alaska, including the Alpine oil field.
Alaska's Colville River
Special Area (CRSA) was established in 1977, during the period of population recovery, to conserve nesting and foraging habitat of Arctic peregrines (USDOI 2008).
The Colville River
meanders 85 river kilometers (rkm) from its headwaters at the confluence of Sheep Creek and Deer Creek in Stevens County, Washington, to its confluence with the Columbia River at rkm 1120.
Per the restructured agreement, Armstrong has acquired a 15% working interest (to add to its 30%) in the initial development area near the Colville River
Delta where the majority of exploratory and appraisal drilling activities have been carried out.
Target: Additional stakes in Colville River
Delta development areas
Thick fog on the first day forced us to into a quick decision to float the Colville River
, abandoning previous plans.
Fish & Wildlife Service and the Environmental Protection Agency confirms that construction of a pipeline and bridge over the Colville River
to an area of development is acceptable, as long as certain environmental mitigations and other changes are accounted for in the permit application.
sardinella) are harvested in the Colville River
Delta near Nuiqsut, Alaska, after ice forms in the fall.
The corporation has significant land holdings in and around the Greater Colville River
Delta and the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.
We report here a likely neoceratopsian manus track from an exposure of the Nanushuk Formation along the Colville River
in northern Alaska near the confluence of the Killik and Colville Rivers
Residents of the village live inland, off the bank of a tributary to the Colville River
that flows into the Arctic Ocean.