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Petroleum potential of the eastern National Petroleum Reserve, Alaska

Petroleum potential of the eastern National Petroleum Reserve, Alaska

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Published by State of Alaska, Dept. of Natural Resources, Division of Oil and Gas in Alaska .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alaska,
  • National Petroleum Reserve.
    • Subjects:
    • Petroleum -- Geology -- Alaska -- National Petroleum Reserve.,
    • Oil fields -- Alaska -- National Petroleum Reserve.,
    • Gas fields -- Alaska -- National Petroleum Reserve.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Richard W. Kornbrath ... [et al.].
      ContributionsKornbrath, Richard W., Alaska. Division of Oil and Gas.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN872.A7 P48 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination30 p. :
      Number of Pages30
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL451157M
      LC Control Number98165686

      Gryc, George, ed., , Geology and exploration of the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska, to U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper , p. Publication Products Report Information. In book: Petroleum Plays and Systems in the National Petroleum Reserve–Alaska, pp and it is likely this focus will extend into the National Petroleum Reserve – Alaska (NPRA.

      Get this from a library! The national petroleum reserve in Alaska: earth-science considerations. [George Gryc; Geological Survey (U.S.),]. The National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPRA) is an area of land on the Alaska North Slope owned by the United States federal government and managed by the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM). It lies to the west of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which, as a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service managed National Wildlife Refuge, is also federal land.

      Books. TV Listings. a record tracts for an upcoming lease sale within the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, a region that has attracted renewed interest from the oil industry and.   The State of Alaska’s annual North Slope oil and gas lease sale held Dec. 11 was quieter than recent years but that was partly offset by a spike in industry interest for lands in the federal National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.


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Petroleum potential of the eastern National Petroleum Reserve, Alaska Download PDF EPUB FB2

Map of the National Petroleum Reserve - Alaska showing locations of wells with cores archived in the USGS Core Research Center and regional seismic lines used to place cores into regional context. Stippled area in eastern NPRA is planning area within which approximately 4 million acres was available for leasing in the Federal lease sale.

An environmental evaluation of potential petroleum development on the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (Book, ) [] Get this from a library. An environmental evaluation of potential petroleum development on the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska. National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska.

Formerly known as Naval Petroleum Reserve No. 4, the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPR-A) is now a vast ~million-acre area on Alaska's North Slope. Inmindful of the land's conceivable petroleum value, President Harding set aside this area as an emergency oil supply for the U.S.

Navy. The North Slope of Alaska has re-emerged as one of the most active exploration provinces in the United States. Recent exploration successes, economic benefits of applying innovative exploration and production technologies, evolving industry demographics, rising oil and natural gas prices, and the anticipation that North Slope natural gas resources may become economically viable and marketable.

framework geology, petroleum systems, and play concepts of the national petroleum reserve – alaska Chapter (PDF Available) January with Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Kenneth Bird.

In fact several small oil and gas accumulations have been discovered in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPRA) in marginal-marine and shallow-marine sandstones of the Nanushuk, including Umiat field, which is estimated to contain 70 million barrels of oil (Molenaar, ; Bird and Molenaar, ).

While Nanushuk sandstones are reservoir. The Bureau of Land Management intends to make million acres of the 23 million-acre National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska on the western North Slope available for leasing under the agency’s preferred alternative in the final environmental impact statement for.

The Sadlerochit Group extends east-to-west across the North Slope of Alaska, from outcrops in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) (Determan, ; Crowder, ), westward into the subsurface, reaching a depth of approximately ft ( m) at Prudhoe Bay Field, and on to the Chukchi Sea coast (Figure 1).In the Prudhoe Bay area of the central North Slope, the Sadlerochit Group.

Book Chapter In The National Petroleum Reserve – Alaska (Npra) Author(s) David W. Houseknecht David W. Houseknecht U. Geological Survey, National Center, Reston, Virginia [email protected] The chapters in this volume provide a current perspective on the genesis and petroleum potential of each stratigraphic interval.

PDF | On Dec 1,David Houseknecht and others published National and Global Petroleum Assessment Assessment of Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources in the. False-color composite Landsat image of northern Alaska showing boundaries of the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPRA) and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (including “ Area”), Native lands (transparent white polygons, existing and proposed oil fields (colored polygons), and.

The National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPR-A) is a roughly million acre area of Federal land managed by the Bureau of Land Management. It lies in northwest Alaska and borders both the Chukchi Sea to the west and the Beaufort Sea to the north.

The NPR-A was originally established in as a petroleum reserve for the U.S. Navy, then. After nearly six decades of commercial oil and gas production in Alaska, the North Slope and Cook Inlet sedimentary basins still host enormous, untapped petroleum potential.

Recent discoveries on the North Slope, including about billion barrels of recoverable oil in sandstones of the Nanushuk Formation in the Pikka unit and approximately million barrels of recoverable oil in the Willow unit, are tangible.

The U.S. Geological Survey has re-evaluated the quantities of undiscovered petroleum that might exist beneath the National Petroleum Reserve, Alaska (NPRA).

This is the first complete reevaluation of the petroleum potential of the NPRA in more than 20 years and it is part of an ongoing USGS evaluation of North Alaskan petroleum potential.

An evaluation of the gas production potential of Sunlight Peak gas hydrate accumulation in the eastern portion of the National Petroleum Reserve Alaska (NPRA) of Alaska North Slope (ANS) is conducted using numerical simulations, as part of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) gas hydrate Life Cycle Assessment program.

ConocoPhillips working two NPR-A projects - 08/16/ (Full story) ConocoPhillips Alaska has two units in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, Greater Mooses Tooth and Bear Tooth.

The units are adjacent, with Bear Tooth immediately to the west of GMT. other Devonian clastic rocks in the north-centr al and eastern Books Range and petroleum potential of the. United States part of the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPRA), an area.

Nanushuk and Torok Formations, Alaska North Slope, and Summary of Resource Potential of the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska, Figure 1. Map of Northern Alaska showing boundaries of the six assessment units (AUs) in the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPR-A) and adjacent areas.

Assessment units include State waters. The National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPR-A) is a roughly million acre area of Federal land managed by the Bureau of Land Management.

It lies in northwest Alaska and borders both the Chukchi Sea to the west and the Beaufort Sea to the north. The NPR-A was originally established in as a petroleum reserve for the U.S.

Navy, then transferred to the Department of the. Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources in the Cretaceous Nanushuk and Torok Formations, Alaska North Slope, and summary of resource potential of the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: SEPM Core Workshop (21st: Denver, Colo.). Petroleum plays and systems in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.Petroleum Potential of the Eastern National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska Eastern National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.

By. 8. Detailed Early Jurassic through Cenozoic stratigraphic column (full page). and North Slope cost containment efforts should beneficially impact a new round of NPRA In a February 4, meeting, Alaska Governor Tony Knowles and U.S.

Department of [email protected]{osti_, title = {Geology and exploration of the national petroleum reserve in Alaska, to }, author = {Gryc, G}, abstractNote = {Few regions have had as long, interesting, and complicated a history of exploration for mineral resources, particularly petroleum, as the Arctic Slope of Alaska.

In President Harding, anticipating a need for oil for the U.S. Navy, set.