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The oil and gas resource potential of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge 1002 Area, Alaska (Open-file report)

The oil and gas resource potential of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge 1002 Area, Alaska (Open-file report)

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ISBN 100607900075
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President Carter signs the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA), expanding the refuge to million acres and renaming it the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). The law mandates that potential oil reserves in the refuge’s million-acre coastal plain ( area) be considered for development, but only if Congress. Buy The oil and gas resource potential of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Area, Alaska (Open-file report) by (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : CD-ROM.

Importance of the Area to Wildlife The Area is an area critical to the abundance and diversity of wildlife in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The Area is located on the coastline of the Refuge and is an important migratory corridor for caribou. Caribou, migratory birds, musk oxen, polar bears, wolves, and. The Oil and Gas Resource Potential of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Area, Alaska - USGS Open File Report , The total area considered for study in the hydrocarbon potential assessment of the ANWR Area by the USGS considers Federal lands, Native lands, and State waters up to the 3-mile boundary under Federal jurisdiction.

Get this from a library! The oil and gas resource potential of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Area, Alaska. [Geological Survey (U.S.);] -- A reassessment of petroleum potential of the ANWR area incorporating all available public data, including new field and analytic work and a . transportation of oil and natural gas in and from the coastal plain ( Area) 2. of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). Previously, ANWR was effectively under a drilling moratorium. Because this law was passed after the modeling for the. Annual Energy Outlook (AEO) was completed, this.


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The oil and gas resource potential of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge 1002 Area, Alaska (Open-file report) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Management of the million-acre coastal plain (“ area”) in recognition of the area’s potentially enormous oil and gas resources and its importance as wildlife habitat.

A report on the resources (including petroleum) of the area was submitted in Cited by: 8. The oil and gas resource potential of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Area, Alaska (Open-file report) [ANWR Assessment Team] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

In anticipation of the need for scientific support for policy decisions and in light of the decade-old perspective of a previous assessment, the USGS has completed a reassessment of the petroleum potential of the ANWR area. The Oil and Gas Resource Potential of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Area, Alaska.

by ANWR Assessment Team U.S. Geological Survey. Open File Report To view report entirely in PDF format Start HERE HELP with PDF problems Click HERE. Request PDF | Potential oil and gas resources of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska: area | A geologist with extensive experience in the study of northern Alaska's petroleum.

OIL, STAINS, AND SEEPS by Robert C. Burruss1 in The Oil and Gas Resource Potential of the Area, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska, by ANWR Assessment Team, U. Geological Survey Open File Report 1 U.S. Geological Survey, MSReston, VA File Size: 8MB. The Oil and gas resource potential of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Area, Alaska [electronic resource] / {by the ANWR Assessment Team} of the Interior, U.S.

Geological Survey {Reston, Va.?} Australian/Harvard Citation. Geological Survey (U.S.). digital report, The Oil and Gas Resource Potential of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Area, Alaska by the ANWR Assessment Team.

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USGS OF Publication Details. Title:The oil and gas resource potential of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge area, Alaska. Authors:Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) Assessment Team. Publication Date Publisher:U.S. Geological Survey. The Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act () established the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) (fig.

In section of that act, Congress deferred a decision regarding future management of the million-acre coastal plain (" area") in recognition of the area’s potentially enormous oil and gas resources and its importance as wildlife habitat. In DecemberCongress enacted the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA).

ANILCA designated most of the original Arctic National Wildlife Range as Wilderness except for approximately million acres on the Refuge's coastal plain. Section of ANILCA required that studies be performed to provide information to Congress.

the USGS in (The Oil and Gas Resource Potential of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Area, Alaska Open File Report ) including updated research for This assessment is based upon the identification of ten possible plays in all of the Area (undeformed and deformed areas, see Figure 1a), predicting a.

2 U.S. Department of Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, The Oil and Gas Resource Potential of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Area, Alaska, Open File Report; U.S. Geological Survey, USGS Fact Sheet FS, April ; and, Oil and Gas Resources of the Arctic Alaska Petroleum Province, by David W.

Bird, K., et al. (ANWR Assessment Team), "The Oil and Gas Resource Potential of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Area, Alaska," US Geological Survey, Open-File Report7. In the ongoing energy debate in Congress, one recurring issue has been whether to allow oil and gas development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR, or the Refuge) in northeastern Alaska.

ANWR is rich in fauna and flora and also has significant oil and natural gas potential. Oil and gas in the North Slope region of Alaska (north of the dotted blue line). Red lines are pipelines. Federal lands include the National Petroleum Reserve–Alaska (NPRA) and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), which includes wilderness (darker green) and (light yellow) areas.

4 See text for more information about the features in this map. Section of the act stated that a comprehensive inventory of fish and wildlife resources would be conducted on million acres ( million ha) of the Arctic Refuge coastal plain ( Area). Potential petroleum reserves in the Area were to be evaluated from surface geological studies and seismic exploration surveys.

USGS estimates there's potentially somewhere between and billion barrels of oil in the Arctic Refuge's area. Those are huge numbers. For comparison, Alaska's second biggest oil field. Coastal Plain Oil and Gas Leasing Program EISThe Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Alaska State Office, Anchorage, Alaska, prepared an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to implement an oil and gas leasing program within the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Coastal Plain.

The area comprising the Coastal Plain includes approximately million acres within the approximately. This Refuge May Be the Most Contested Land in the U.S. Congress voted to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling. Here’s what’s at stake for America’s wild frontier. The U.S. Geological Survey updated their petroleum assessment within the Arctic Refuge's Area in in: "Undiscovered oil resources in the Federal portion of the Area of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: an economic update".

(1 mb PDF file).2 U.S. Department of Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, The Oil and Gas Resource Potential of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Area, Alaska, Open File Report; U.S.

Geological Survey, USGS Fact Sheet FS, April ; and, Oil and Gas Resources of the Arctic Alaska Petroleum Province, by David W. Houseknecht and Kenneth J. The sun setting on the Area of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska.

The largest untapped onshore reserve of oil in North America is believed to lie beneath the refuge.