Gas Hydrate Drill Rig at the Mt. Elbert Test Site in Alaska

Image shows a drill rig on a snowy landscape

Detailed Description

A drill rig at the Mount Elbert test site in Alaska's North Slope, just west of Prudhoe Bay. USGS joined BP Exploration (Alaska) and the U.S. Department of Energy to drill a test well to study natural gas production from gas hydrate deposits. Read more about the Mt. Elbert project here.

Details

Image Dimensions: 2816 x 2112

Date Taken:

Location Taken: Prudhoe Bay, AK, US