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

2007 (approx.)

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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.


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