Assessment of Undiscovered Gas Resources in Upper Devonian to Lower Cretaceous Strata of the Western North Slope, Alaska, 2021

Fact Sheet 2021-3003
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Abstract

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated a mean of 1,407 billion (1.4 trillion) cubic feet of gas in conventional accumulations in Upper Devonian to Lower Cretaceous strata of the western North Slope, Alaska.

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Houseknecht, D.W., Mercier, T.J., Schenk, C.J., Moore, T.E., Rouse, W.A., Dumoulin, J.A., Craddock, W.H., Lease, R.O., Botterell, P.J., Sanders, M.M., Smith, R.A., Connors, C.D., Garrity, C.P., Whidden, K.J., Gooley, J.T., Counts, J.W., Long, J.H., and DeVera, C.A., 2021, Assessment of undiscovered gas resources in Upper Devonian to Lower Cretaceous strata of the western North Slope, Alaska, 2021: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2021-3003, 4 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20213003.

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

ISSN: 2327-6916 (print)

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Geological Framework and Assessment Units
  • Undiscovered Resources Summary
  • Acknowledgment
  • References Cited
Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Assessment of undiscovered gas resources in Upper Devonian to Lower Cretaceous strata of the western North Slope, Alaska, 2021
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2021-3003
DOI 10.3133/fs20213003
Year Published 2021
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Contributing office(s) Alaska Science Center, Central Energy Resources Science Center, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Geology, Energy & Minerals Science Center
Description Report: 4 p.; Data Release
Country United States
State Alaska
Other Geospatial North Slope
Online Only (Y/N) N
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