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By Sarah Hurst
For Mining News 

Hemis launches hunt for offshore gold

Swiss junior brings hi-tech world of marine exploration to Alaska's Cook Inlet, plans drill program after oceanographic survey


Last updated 6/24/2007 at Noon

A geologist who worked in Alaska decades ago is following a long-harbored ambition to find out if there is gold on the seabed in Cook Inlet. Doug Oliver helped to build the trans-Alaska oil pipeline and returned to the state in the early 1980s with Tenneco Minerals, which had several exploration projects at the time. Tenneco was approached by Aspen Exploration to look for the offshore gold, but...

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