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Alaskan North Slope Geology, Set

Alaskan North Slope Geology, Set

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Published by Pacific Section Society of Economic Paleontol .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Earth Sciences - Geology,
  • Science

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsIrv Tailleur (Editor), Paul Weimer (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages874
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12114304M
    ISBN 101878861212
    ISBN 109781878861214

    Martha Aiken () is an educator born in Barrow, Alaska, of Inupiat descent. Aiken has authored 17 bilingual books for the North Slope Borough School District, has translated 80 hymns for the Presbyterian Church, and has been a major contributor to an Inupiaq dictionary. Geologic overview. Several publications relate the exploration process leading to the discovery of Prudhoe Bay field and its geologic characteristics (Morgridge and Smith, Jones and Speers, Jamison et al.).Briefly, Prudhoe Bay field lies along the crest of the Barrow Arch, an east-west-trending, Cretaceous anticline formed by the northward thrusting of the Brooks Range ().

    Abstract. A sequence stratigraphic interpretation of the Aptian/Albian sedimentary fill of the Colville Trough, North Slope, Alaska recognizes a variety of clastic rocks deposited in the foreland basin in the ancestral Brooks by: 9. THE GEOLOGICAL SETTING OF PRUDHOE BAY/NORTH SLOPE OIL FIELDS Steven P. Edrich* BP Alaska Exploration San Francisco, CA ABSTRACT The North Slope is a prolific hydrocarbon province with billion reservoir barrels of oil and trillion cubic feet of .

    Exploration of the Brookian sandstone reservoirs in the Nanushuk and Torok Formations on the North Slope of Alaska is a hot topic and presents opportunities to the. Geology of the Nanushuk Group and related rocks, North Slope, Alaska (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: A C Huffman; Geological Survey (U.S.).


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Alaskan North Slope Geology, Set on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Alaskan North Slope Geology, Set: : Books Skip to main content. In addition to roads and national parks, the book covers the boatside geology of Alaska, including the fjords of southeast Alaska, islands in the Bering Sea, and the Tatshenshini River.

Roadside Geology of Alaska is a must-have for any Alaska rock by:   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Alaskan North Slope geology by,Pacific Section, Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, Alaska Geological Society edition, in EnglishPages: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Alaskan North Slope geology.

Bakersfield, Calif.: Pacific Section, Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists. Introduction to the Geology of the Nanushuk Group and Related Rocks, North Slope, Alaska By A.

Curtis Huffman, Jr. Abstract The Cretaceous Nanushuk Group has long been considered one of the major hydrocarbon plays Set book the North Slope and as such has been the focus of a number of investigations. The primary purpose of this four-yearFile Size: 5MB. In the north of Alaska just west of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) and east of the National Petroleum Reserve- Alaska (NPRA) lies the km2 North Slope (Fig.1).

It contains the Prudhoe Bay and the Alpine Oilfield, two of the most important oilfields in Size: KB. The petroleum filling history of the central Alaskan North Slope was reconstructed with burial history models that were calibrated with source rock and oil geochemistry in the area surrounding the Prudhoe Bay, Kuparuk, West Sak, Pt.

Mclntyre, Tarn, and Alpine Fields. Prudhoe Bay and Kuparuk are. The North Slope is an established petroleum producing province where exploration began in the s.

Over 34 bnboe has been discovered in the basin, notably in the super-giant Prudhoe Bay and Kuparuk oil fields. In book: Alaskan North Slope Geology, Chapter: Depositional history and reservoir description of the Kuparuk River Formation, North Slope, Alaska, Publisher: Society of Economic Paleontologists.

Our borough encompasses an area of nea square miles across northern Alaska and includes some of the most spectacular landscapes found in North America.

On this website, you can access information about the services we provide along with important upcoming community events and the proceedings of the North Slope Borough Assembly. The Alaska North Slope is the region of the U.S. state of Alaska located on the northern slope of the Brooks Range along the coast of two marginal seas of the Arctic Ocean, the Chukchi Sea being on the western side of Point Barrow, and the Beaufort Sea on the eastern.

ALASKA CENTRAL NORTH SLOPE January One of the most productive areas in the world for oil remains rich in the resource, according to the latest USGS assessment. This assessment is for undiscovered, technically recoverable oil and gas resources in conventional accumulations.

Billion Barrels of Oil Estimate of the undiscovered. Examining an outcrop near the Yukon border and the Moosehorn Range. Snow avalanche research along the Snettisham transmission line near Juneau. Natural Resources. Energy Resources. Mineral Resources. Engineering Geology. Geologic Materials Center.

Geologic Mapping. Natural Hazards. Geologic Hazards. Environmental Hazards. Data Management. The composite Arctic Alaska–Chukotka terrane covers an estimated 3, km 2 of the Arctic, encompassing the Brooks Range and North Slope of Alaska, the Chukotka Peninsula and Wrangel Island of Arctic Russia, and the adjacent continental shelves of the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas (Fig.

1; Miller et al., ; Amato et al., ).The identification of the modern continental margin to which Cited by: THE PETROLEUM GEOLOGY AND HYDROCARBON POTENTIAL OF NAVAL PETROLEUM RESERVE NO. 4 NORTH SLOPE, ALASKA By R. Carter, C. Mull, K. Bird, and R. Powers 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 Cited by: Mention Alaska’s North Slope, and Prudhoe Bay, North America’s largest oil field, will certainly come to mind.

Discovered inthe field and its primary reservoir, the Triassic-aged Sadlerochit Formation, came on stream on J The greater Prudhoe area has now produced over 13 Bbo. This book is a comprehensive guide to the natural history of the North Slope, the only arctic tundra in the United States.

The first section provides detailed information on climate, geology. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report Alaskan North Slope Petroleum Systems By L.B. Magoon, P.G. Lillis, K.J. Bird, C. Lampe, and K.E.

Peters Abstract Six North Slope petroleum systems are identified, described, and mapped using oil-to-oil and oil-to-source rock correlations, pods of active source rock, and overburden rock packages. The Anaktuvuk River flows North toward the Arctic Ocean.

Much of the North Slope Borough is characterized by vast, uninhabited gently rolling tundra. The North Slope Borough is the northernmost borough in the US state of Alaska. The borough seat and largest city is Utqiagvik, which is also the northernmost settlement in the United ssional district: At-large.

The dirt strip adjacent to the rig is the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS), one of the few places it is buried on the North Slope. Source: David Houseknecht, USGS In Alaska’s October lease sale, Great Bear Petroleum surprised just about everyone by winning tracts covering over 2, km.

directly south of the Prudhoe Bay Complex. Maps of the Alaska North Slope gas hydrate stability zone (modified from Collett et al., a).

(A) Depth to the top of the hydrate stability zone, (B) depth to base of the hydrate stability zone, and (C) thickness of the hydrate stability zone. Contours in feet.North Slope jobs available in Alaska on Apply to Pilot, Engineer, Human Resources Specialist and more!The Alaska North Slope Environment The North Slope of Alaska includes aboutkm2 (89, mi2) north of the crest of the Brooks Range, an area slightly larger than Minnesota.

It encompasses the drainage basins that empty into the Arctic Ocean and the Chukchi Sea, including the Kongakut River on the east and small drainages east of Point Lay in the west.