Kokolik River Oil Sand

Image shows a detail shot of a rock outcropping with grass covering in the background and two USGS scientists in hivis clothes

Detailed Description

Oil-saturated sandstone in the Nanushuk Formation in westernmost National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPR-A). Oil in these rocks likely was generated beneath Western North Slope and migrated northeastward into NPR-A.


Image Dimensions: 2400 x 1597

Date Taken:

Location Taken: AK, US