The U.S. Geological Survey first surveyed Alaska’s Arctic in the 1920s to identify petroleum reserves for the U.S. Navy. While promising structures were found, the harsh, isolated northern frontier was deemed too costly to explore, especially compared to more accessible areas in the Lower 48. It was the early 1960s before private companies ventured north […]
In the petroleum industry, there is an orderly progression of events from leasing to exploration to development. Oil field activities fall into three phases: exploration, development, and production. In the petroleum industry, there is an orderly progression of events from leasing to exploration to development; in ANWR the progression is expected to take about 15 […]
High potential. The high potential for significant discoveries of oil and gas in ANWR has long been recognized. Early explorers of the region at the turn of the century, found oil seeps and oil-stained sands. However, since ANWR was established in 1960, exploration in the region has been restricted to surface geological investigations, aeromagnetic surveys, and […]
Vestibulum non nisi et quam scelerisque interdum in a quam. Phasellus mollis ornare libero sit amet rhoncus. Curabitur non tellus id massa laoreet mollis vitae id sapien. Maecenas euismod nec arcu ac pretium. Cras non vehicula augue. Nulla volutpat sem nisl. Proin euismod sapien ut dignissim mattis. Nulla orci augue, feugiat vitae risus vitae, venenatis […]
This article is being updated thank you for your patience.
Nulla velit felis, laoreet et dolor ut, accumsan vestibulum arcu. Donec porta urna non neque tincidunt ultrices. Proin tempor lobortis sodales. Praesent condimentum in diam ut mollis. Praesent sed convallis ante. Suspendisse potenti. Nullam ullamcorper, dui non hendrerit feugiat, nibh quam rutrum tortor, et vestibulum quam purus vitae orci. Class aptent taciti sociosqu ad litora […]