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BHP Billiton studying Arctic coal


Last updated 7/30/2006 at Noon

Arctic Slope Regional Corp. and multinational BHP Billiton signed a series of agreements in July providing BHP Billiton an exclusive right to explore and possibly develop the coal-bearing land held by ASRC in northwestern Alaska. The Western Arctic region includes a number of known low-sulfur bituminous coal-bearing areas. ASRC holds land and mineral rights in the region as a result of the Alas...

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