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Prudhoe Bay-- discovery!

Gene Rutledge

Prudhoe Bay-- discovery!

by Gene Rutledge

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Published by Wolfe Business Services in Anchorage, Alaska .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alaska,
  • Prudhoe Bay
    • Subjects:
    • Petroleum industry and trade -- Alaska -- Prudhoe Bay -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Gene Rutledge.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9567.A4 R87 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination110 p. in various pagings :
      Number of Pages110
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2411223M
      ISBN 100932571018
      LC Control Number87061359
      OCLC/WorldCa18520562

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      The Geology and Discovery of Prudhoe Bay Field, Eastern Arctic Slope, Alaska: Abstract. Dean L. Morgridge1. Abstract. The Prudhoe Bay Field is recognized as one of the largest oil fields in North America with estimated reserves of five to ten billion barrels. The Prudhoe Bay oil discovery in the s changed Alaska’s economy significantly. The state’s oil production dominates the economy. In , summer jobs in fishing and construction made up the majority of Alaska’s private jobs, with 66% higher employment in the summers. Jobs are now year-round, resulting in a more stable state economy.

      Discovery Edit. Prudhoe Bay field was discovered on Ma , by ARCO and Exxon with the drilling of the Prudhoe Bay State #1 well. A confirmation well was drilled by BP Exploration in The next 8 years saw frenetic activity as ARCO, BP, Exxon, and other companies with lease holdings in the vicinity worked to delineate the reservoir.   ConocoPhillips is the biggest player west of Prudhoe Bay, and the oil company has several other major projects in the works. Nuna is near the Kuparuk oil .


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Discovery at Prudhoe Bay - is the story behind the greatest North American oil discovery success ever the Prudhoe Bay discovery in Alaska and the building of the Trans Alaska pipeline. Author and geologist John Sweet was a district explorationist with the company that made the discovery, and his book details and celebrates the colossal oil 5/5(3).

Prudhoe Bay, discovery to recovery. Paperback – January 1, by Gene Rutledge (Author) › Visit Amazon's Gene Rutledge Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central 5/5(1). The Prudhoe Bay field is the largest petroleum accumulation found to date in North America.

Recoverable reserves are expected to be billion bbl of oil and 26 trillion cu ft of gas. The field is located on the Barrow arch, a major subsurface feature of the Arctic Slope province. Discovery at Prudhoe Bay - is the story behind the greatest North American oil discovery success ever the Prudhoe Bay discovery in Alaska and the building of the Trans Alaska pipeline.

Author and geologist John Sweet was a district explorationist with the company that made the discovery, and his book details and celebrates the colossal oil. Discovery at Prudhoe Bay by John M. Sweet,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(1).

With these technologies, Prudhoe Bay is expected to yield more than an additional billion barrels of oil over its lifetime,” according to BP’s Prudhoe Bay fact sheet. Effects on economy. The Prudhoe Bay oil discovery in the s changed Alaska’s economy significantly.

The state’s oil production dominates the economy. While not a household name to many Americans, the Prudhoe Bay Oil Field is integral to both the American economy and its energy independence. Situated along Alaska’s North Slope, the discovery of the oil field in revitalized the Alaskan economy and helped the U.S.

lessen its dependence on Middle Eastern oil, a major concern in the ’s and ’s. Prudhoe Bay's discovery was a watershed moment for Alaska. It led to the state's highest highs and lowest lows.

It provided the state with so. A photo shows a new oil transit pipeline across the tundra at the Prudhoe Bay oil field on Alaska's North Slope. An exploration company says it has found another huge oil deposit nearby.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- An oil exploration firm has discovered a deposit of potentially billion barrels in Alaska's North Slope region south of Prudhoe Bay, the company said. Alaska was changed dramatically and probably permanently with the discovery of North America's largest oil field at Prudhoe Bay on the Arctic Coast in Huge amounts of money began to flow into the state with the construction of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline inand production in the field in   Discovery at Prudhoe Bay - is the story behind the greatest North American oil discovery success ever the Prudhoe Bay discovery in Alaska and the building of the Trans Alaska pipeline.

Author and geologist John Sweet was a district explorationist with the company that made the discovery, and his book details and celebrates the colossal oil Brand: Hancock House Publishers.

Prudhoe Bay Oil Field is a large oil field on Alaska's North is the largest oil field in North America, coveringacres (86, ha) and originally containing approximately 25 billion barrels ( × 10 9 m 3) of oil. The amount of recoverable oil in the field is more than double that of the next largest field in the United States by acreage (the East Texas oil field), while the.

Prudhoe Bay, Discovery to Recovery. by Gene P Rutledge,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The road was constructed for the Trans-Alaska Pipeline and goes from the town of Deadhorse on Prudhoe Bay, all the way to Fairbanks. A road trip on the Dalton highway can take you to the majestic Yukon River region, while the Deadhorse area is home to herds of caribou, swans, eagles, polar bears, and the beautiful white arctic fox.

ARCO and Humble drilled the first discovery well at Prudhoe but BP’s discovery well on its leases followed shortly. Prudhoe was the largest oil discovery in. Geologic overview.

Several publications relate the exploration process leading to the discovery of Prudhoe Bay field and its geologic characteristics (Morgridge and Smith, Jones and Speers, Jamison et al.).Briefly, Prudhoe Bay field lies along the crest of the Barrow Arch, an east-west-trending, Cretaceous anticline formed by the northward thrusting of the Brooks Range ().

Prudhoe Bay field discovery. The Prudhoe Bay oil field was first discovered by oil firms ARCO (Atlantic Richfield Company) and Exxon in March BP also discovered oil in the western portion of Prudhoe Bay field in March Development history.

Prudhoe Bay comprised eastern and western operating areas which were operated by BP and ARCO. The project would also include a new mile pipeline to connect Smith Bay with the Trans-Alaskan Pipeline System in Prudhoe Bay.

the Smith Bay discovery may be. I'm an exploration geologist, and I love stories of discoveries. Recently, I received a review copy of a book, Discovery at Prudhoe Bay, about the work that led up to the inaugural test that found the continent's biggest oilfield. Author John M. Sweet, a retired geologist, was district explorationist for Arco (Atlantic Refining) during the discovery.

The USGS state the nation’s best opportunity for discovery of a Prudhoe Bay-sized new oilfield is in the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

The coastal plain is but 2 miles from current production of the Point Thomson oil and gas field. This means production facilities and a feeder pipeline already exist just outside.These are the sources and citations used to research Geology and discovery prudhoe bay field.

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