National Geographic : 1971 May
*1 really worth the rsk.. Temperatures plunge to seventy below-. frustrations and the risk? VWe think so. For you. This slows a man down below his normal And for us. efficiency. And you have to pay plenty to get If America's energy suppler is to be assured him to work in such conditions. Our derrick in this unpredictable world, the search for do men get $20,000 a year and earn every= penny inestic oil must go on. The Alaskan oil strikes of it. are big. But so is America's need for energy. Following the discovery of oil on the Slope, At the rate this country is now using oil, the we faced the problem of how to get the oil out oil discovered to date in Alaska represents just of Alaska with a minimum disturbance of the three years' supply. Arctic environment. The solution is the most A chilly thought. carefully engineered and constructed crude oil pipeline in the world. Until it is built, profits Standard Oil Company will wait. And so far, not a penny has been (New Jersey) earned from the millions of dollars invested on the North Slope. sso Are the rewards worth the conditions, the f,.