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Application of well data in oil and gas assessment - Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

January 1, 1998

A current assessment of oil and gas resources in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge 1002 area by the U.S. Geological Survey relies upon seismic data, geological mapping of exposures south and west of the assessment area and exploratory wells. Well data assembled for the 41 wells include: well logs, core descriptions and measurements, formation tops, biostratigraphic boundaries, drill-stem tests, casing points, fission-track age dates, vitrinite reflectance, and organic-carbon content. These data are used in the synthesis of all available data and presentation on a well-by-well basis, and extraction of volumetric parameters that are used to assess undiscovered accumulations.

Citation Information

Publication Year 1998
Title Application of well data in oil and gas assessment - Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
DOI
Authors Philip H. Nelson, Christopher J. Schenk, Kenneth J. Bird
Publication Type Conference Paper
Publication Subtype Conference Paper
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Index ID 70020256
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization