Geology and exploration of the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska, 1974 to 1982

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Dept. of the Interior , Washington, DC
Geology -- Alaska -- National Petroleum Reserve, Petroleum -- Geology -- Alaska -- National Petroleum Reserve, Natural gas -- Geology -- Alaska -- National Petroleum Reserve., National Petroleum Reserve (Al
StatementGeorge Gryc, editor.
SeriesU.S. Geological Survey professional paper -- 1399
ContributionsGryc, George.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUSGSPPAP#1399 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 940 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22072713M
LC Control Number88-600288

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In President Harding, anticipating a need for oil for the U.S. Navy, set. Studies of the stratigraphy, structure, and prospects for hydrocarbon deposits in the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska, mostly from explorations duringare collected in this volume. Thirty-nine chapters are grouped into eight sections: Exploration history, Resource assessment, Geologic framework, Geochemistry, Geophysics.

Get this from a library. Geology and exploration of the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska, to [George Gryc; Geological Survey (U.S.),;] -- Studies of the stratigraphy, petrology, structure, geochemistry and hydrocarbon resources of the National Petroleum Reserve (North Slope) in Alaska.

The National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPRA) lies north of the Arctic Circle on the northern slope of the Brooks Range.

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Oil seepage on the Arctic Coast was Geology and exploration of the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska in the s, and the hunt for commercial oil deposits began as early as In President Harding set aside the western half of the Arctic Slope as Naval Petroleum Reserve No.

4, more recently redesignated as the National Author: George Gryc. Geology and exploration of the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska, to Professional Paper Edited by: George Gryc. OCLC Number: Notes: Title from title screen (viewed October 16, ). "Studies of the stratigraphy, petrology, structure, geochemistry, and hydrocarbon resources contribute to a portrait of the geology and petroleum potential of the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska.".

The National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPRA) is an area of land on the Geology and exploration of the National Petroleum Reserve in 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. basem e nt characteristics within the National Petroleum Reserve Alaska (NPRA). In Geology and exploration of the National. Petroleum Reserve in Alaska, to The U.S.

Geological Survey Energy Resources Program manages the NPRA Legacy Data Archive. From to the U.S. Navy operated a large-scale exploration of the then Naval Petroleum Reserve No. 4, drilling 36 test wells and 45 core tests. A second extensive exploration program was operated between and In book: Petroleum Plays and Systems in the National Petroleum Reserve–Alaska (pp) and (Reed, ; Gryc, ).

The first Previous studies of the areal variation in Author: Kenneth Bird. Seismic Stratigraphy of Lower Cretaceous Foreland Basin Submarine Fans in the North Slope, Alaska Mull, C.G., Bird, K.J., and Powers, R.B., The petroleum geology and hydrocarbon potential of Naval Petroleum Reserve No.

4 North Slope. Geology and exploration of the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska, to ; U.S. Geol. Surv Cited by: 9. Bird, K.J.,Alaskan North Slope stratigraphic nomenclature and data summary for government-drilled wells, Chapter 15 in Geology and exploration of the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska, U.S.

Geological Survey Professional Paperp. 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 transfer of jurisdiction of Naval Petroleum Reserve No.

4 on the North Slope of Alaska from the Department of the Navy to the Department of the Interior effective June 1, Upon the date of transfer the area shall be redesig- nated as the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPRA). In anticipation of the enactment of the law the U.

opalsdz.com by: A summary chapter provides an overview and presents a possible model for Alaska's Phanerozoic evolution. The Geology of Alaska is the largest publication produced in the Decade of North American Geology program, a fitting tribute to this magnificent area.

Abstract. Brookian turbidites (Cretaceous through Tertiary) have become oil exploration objectives on the North Slope of Alaska during the past decade, and it Depositional Sequences and Facies in the Torok Formation, National Petroleum Reserve – Alaska (NPRA) and it is likely this focus will extend into the National Petroleum Reserve.

Murchey BL, Jones DL, Holdsworth BK, Wardlaw BR () Distribution patterns of facies, radiolarians, and conodonts in the Mississippian to Jurassic siliceous rocks of the northern Brooks Range, Alaska. In: Gryc G (ed) Geology and exploration of the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska, to Cited by: Petroleum Plays and Systems in the National Petroleum Reserve - Alaska (NPRA) Subject: Alaska, Petroleum Geology.

Series: Core Workshop. 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. National Petroleum Reserve Alaska Legacy Data Archive. Science Center.

Related topics: Catalogs and indexes, Core analysis, Data services, Drilling and coring, Economic geology, Image collections, Libraries and archives, Maps and atlases, Natural resource assessment, Natural resource exploration, Oil resources, Seismic methods.

States or. geology by measuring the strength or intensity of the Earth’s magnetic field. • Lateral variation in magnetic susceptibility and remanence give rise to spatial variations in the magnetic field • It is expressed in so called magnetic anomalies, i.e.

deviations from the Earth’s magnetic field. The exploration of the Arctic for petroleum is considered to be extremely technically challenging. However, recent technological developments, as well as relatively high oil prices, have allowed for opalsdz.com a result, the region has received significant interest from the petroleum industry.

Since the onset of the s oil glut inthe commercial interest in Arctic exploration has. STRATIGRAPHIC HORIZONS IN NATIONAL PETROLEUM RESERVE IN ALASKA BY Thomas G. Payne OPEN-FILE REPORT NO. This report is preliminary and has not been reviewed for conformity with U.S. Geological Survey editorial standards and stratigraphic nomenclature.

THE PETROLEUM GEOLOGY AND HYDROCARBON POTENTIAL OF NAVAL PETROLEUM RESERVE NO. 4 NORTH SLOPE, ALASKA PROPERN OF DGGS LIBRARY OPEN-FILE REPORT This report is preliminary and has not been edited or reviewed for conformity with Geological Survey standards and nomenclature Menlo Park, California June Elements of Petroleum Geology, Second Edition [Richard C.

Selley] on opalsdz.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This third edition of Elements of Petroleum Geology is completely updated and revised to reflect the vast changes in the years since publication of the First Edition. This book is a useful primer for geophysicists/5(17).

PETROLEUM GEOLOGY: AN INTRODUCTION Ronald F. Broadhead, New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, a Division of New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology INTRODUCTION The oil and natural gas that are produced from oil and gas fields reside in porous.

USGS regularly re-examines our assessments to see if updated information warrants a reassessment. In this case, three discoveries by industry in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPR-A) indicated that there was sufficient reason to reassess.

In addition, Secretarial Order then directed USGS to perform a reassessment of the NPR-A. National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska Fact Sheet: Northwest National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska Integrated Activity Plan, Environmental Impact Statement and Record of Decision: What is the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.

The National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska is a million-acre area (about the size of Indiana) located on the North Slope of. Dec 23,  · Re-assessing Alaska's energy frontier Petroleum assessment of the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska Date: December 23, about exploration wells had.

PSOil Types of the Alaskan North Slope — A Progress Report* P.G. Lillis1, in Gryc, G., ed., Geology and exploration of the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska, to U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paperp. Masterson, W.D.,Petroleum filling history of central Alaskan North Slope fields: Dallas, The.

May 04,  · USGS Economic Analysis Updated for the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska [NPRA] Release Date: May 4, The U.S. Geological Survey assessment on the economic recoverability of undiscovered, conventional oil and gas resources within the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPRA) and adjacent state waters is now available online.

converting from coal to oil, the National Petroleum Reserve–Alaska spreads across approximately one-third of Alaska’s North Slope. At more than 22 million acres, roughly the size of Indiana, the Reserve is the largest land management unit in the United States. From tall mountain peaks and rolling foothills to coastal wetlands, the Reserve.An area of abundant habitat and rich natural heritage.

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Originally established in by President Warren Harding as a source of oil for the U.S. Navy, the million-acre National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPRA, or the Reserve) is the nation's largest single block of public land.It's also going to focus on the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska, to the west.

Alaska News Conservation groups prep for battle over drilling in NPR-A with a focus on the reserve and.