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Alpine

Alpine is an unincorporated community and former census-designated place in the North Slope Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska. The population was 0 at the 2000 United States Census, but it was not included in the 2010 census.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Alpine has a total area of 39.2 mi▓ (101.5 km▓), of which 38.3 mi▓ (99.1 km▓) is land and 0.9 mi▓ (2.4 km▓), or 2.40%, is water. It is located 8 miles north of Nuiqsut, Alaska.

Alpine is the site of a major oil drilling and production operation operated by Conoco-Phillips. Most employees, staffed primarily by commuter residents of Nuiqsit, work a two week on and two week off work schedule. Oil was discovered in the area in 1996. Alpine currently serves as an oil production field producing roughly 130,000 barrels (21,000 m3) of oil daily.

 

 



 


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