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

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Abstract

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.

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Publication type:
Conference Paper
Publication Subtype:
Conference Paper
Title:
Application of well data in oil and gas assessment - Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Year Published:
1998
Language:
English
Publisher:
Soc of Professional Well Log Analysts Inc
Publisher location:
Houston, TX, United States
Larger Work Title:
Transactions of the SPWLA Annual Logging Symposium (Society of Professional Well Log Analysts)
Number of Pages:
12
Conference Title:
Proceedings of the 1998 39th Annual Logging Symposium
Conference Location:
Keystone, CO, USA
Conference Date:
26 May 1998 through 29 May 1998