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Published on Friday, December 22, 2017

New Interior Department Survey Shows Significant Increase in Recoverable Energy Resources in Federal, State and Tribal Lands and Waters in Alaska

New Interior Department Survey Shows Significant Increase in Recoverable Energy Resources in Federal, State and Tribal Lands and Waters in Alaska

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The National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska and adjacent state and Tribal lands and waters contain estimated means of 8.7 billion barrels of oil and 25 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, according to an updated assessment by the U.S. Geological Survey.

This is an update to the 2010 assessment of the NPR-A and portions of the 2005 Central North Slope assessment, and is part of a joint effort with BLM and BOEM in fulfillment of Secretarial Order 3352.

 

Department of the Interior Press Release (12/22/2017)

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