Linc Executives at Work in Umiat, Alaska

Linc Executives at Work in Umiat, Alaska

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Scott Broussard, Linc Energy Ltd. president of oil and gas, shown at left, and Jerry Otto, head of drilling in Umiat, Alaska, work in the soggy tundra of the National Petroleum Reserve. Linc is investing in Umiat even as the state's warming climate melts ice roads, making oil-drilling seasons shorter.