Energy Resources Program
Press Releases, Technical Announcements, Publications, Field Reports, and Science Highlights.
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
USGS Publication: Open-File Report 2011–1099
This report provides digital geographic information systems (GIS) files of maps for each of the 24 plays considered in the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) 2010 updated petroleum resource assessment of the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPRA) (Houseknecht and others, 2010). These are the sample plays evaluated in a previous USGS assessment of the NPRA (Bird and Houseknecht, 2002a), maps of which were released in pdf format (Bird and Houseknecht, 2002b).
Categories: All, Oil & Gas, National Oil and Gas Assessments, Regional Studies, Alaska, Type: USGS Publication
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
USGS Publication: Data Series 599
This database is a compilation of published and nonconfidential unpublished coal data from Alaska. Although coal occurs in isolated areas throughout Alaska, this study includes data only from the Cook Inlet and North Slope areas. The data include entries from and interpretations of oil and gas well logs, coal-core geophysical logs (such as density, gamma, and resistivity), seismic shot hole lithology descriptions, measured coal sections, and isolated coal outcrops.
Categories: All, Coal, Coal Assessments, NCRDS State Cooperators, Regional Studies, Alaska
Wednesday, May 04, 2011
Press Release & Publication
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.
Categories: All, Oil & Gas, National Oil and Gas Assessments, Economics, Regional Studies, Alaska, Type: Press Release, Type: USGS Publication
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