PubTalk 11/2006 — Drills, Spills, and Chills

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Detailed Description

The inside story on USGS estimates of Alaskan oil and gas resources

by Ken Bird and Rick Stanley, Geologists


  • See the basic elements of a petroleum system.where the oil comes from and where it goes
  • USGS resource assessments in Alaska have a long history and have changed over time
  • Learn how the newest and best scientifi c research methods are used to prepare oil and gas estimates
  • Find out what the USGS estimates really mean and how are they are applied to land-use decisions
  • The North Slope (including Prudhoe Bay, NPRA, and ANWR) and the Yukon Flats area provide contrasting case studies


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Length: 01:31:04

Location Taken: Menlo Park, CA, US


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