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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Houston gas firm eyes Alaska gold, REEs

Contango ORE nabs Avalon Development to lead exploration on its 760,000 acres of Alaska prospects in 2011, drilling at Tetlin

 

Last updated 1/23/2011 at Noon



Contango Oil & Gas Co., an exploration and production company focused primarily on petroleum resources in the shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico, has turned one eye toward Alaska. Acquiring a large land package that is prospective for gold in the eastern Interior as well as six rare earth element prospects across the state, the Houston-based independent has spun out Contango ORE Inc., or Core...



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