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Potential oil production from the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Potential oil production from the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

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Published by Energy Information Administration, Office of Oil and Gas, U.S. Dept. of Energy in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oil well drilling -- Alaska -- Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.,
  • Petroleum -- Geology -- Alaska -- Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.,
  • Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (Alaska)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPotential oil production fm the coastal plan of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
    SeriesEIA service report -- SR/RNGD/87-01.
    ContributionsUnited States. Energy Information Administration. Office of Oil and Gas.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationvii, 46 p.
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14688773M

    The benefits of Alaskan oil production have been reported so often and so fully over the past 40 years to suppose that the supporters of opening a limited area of the Arctic National Wildlife. Oil from ANWR would lower gas prices by $ per gallon. The ANWR Coastal Plain has low biodiversity and thus needs protection. Drilling for oil would require an extensive network of roads, pipelines, and airstrips, all of which would be harmful to the ecosystem. The oil reserves in ANWR contain only enough oil for 10 years of U.S. oil needs.

      Birds from all over North America migrate in summer to the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a wilderness that may soon be open to oil .   The coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is home to caribou in spring and summer and to denning polar bears in winter. It may also conceal billions of barrels of oil.

    Now, nearly 20 years later, our nation is on the cusp of handing over the most sensitive part of the Arctic Refuge — the million acres on the coastal plain that I visited in — to the. The Energy Information Administration assessed crude oil production in the Arctic Refuge, and its expected economic impacts, in their May report: "Analysis of Crude Oil Production in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge". ( kb PDF file).


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Potential oil production from the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Download PDF EPUB FB2

Potential Oil Production from the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: Updated Assessment is a product of the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Reserves and Production Division.

EIA, under various programs, has assessed foreign and domestic oil and gas resources, reserves, and production potential.

Potential oil production from the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge viii, 16 p. (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: United States.

Energy Information Administration. Get this from a library. Potential oil production from the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

[United States. Energy Information Administration. Office of Oil and Gas.;]. required the Secretary of the Interior to establish and administer a competitive oil and natural gas program for the leasing, development, production, and transportation of oil and natural gas in and from the coastal plain ( Area) 2.

of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). Potential oil production from the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge [electronic resource]: updated assessment Energy Information Administration, Office of Oil and Gas, U.S.

Dept. of Energy Washington, DC Australian/Harvard Citation. United States. Energy Information Administration. Office of Oil and Gas. The Trump administration is finalizing plans to allow oil and gas drilling in a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge that has been protected for decades.

For decades, oil and gas interests and their friends in Congress have fought to open the coastal plain of the Arctic Refuge to oil and gas development.

Inthey gained significant ground. That year, Congress passed a backdoor provision that allowed the Trump administration to begin the process for leasing vulnerable refuge lands to oil.

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Battle Ends, But Drilling Not A Given After nearly 40 years of heated debate, Congress voted on Wednesday to open the Alaska refuge to oil drilling. The blog began with an analogy to the economic implausibility and national-security risks of oil* from the vast Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (called ANWR by.

ANILCA designated most of the original Arctic National Wildlife Range as Wilderness except for approximately million acres on the Refuge's coastal plain.

Section of ANILCA required that studies be performed to provide information to Congress. Senator Stevens also requested that the new EIA analysis be based on the approach developed in EIA’s Service Report entitled Potential Oil Production from the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

1 This analysis assumes that the authorization for Federal oil and natural gas leasing occurs during The area comprising the Coastal Plain includes approximately million acres within the approximately million-acre Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The BLM completed a Coastal Plain Oil and Gas Leasing EIS to implement the leasing program pursuant to.

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: Economics of Potential Oil Development November 1, 2 Table of Contents Executive Summary 4 Background 4 Estimates of Undiscovered Oil on the Coastal Plain 4 Arctic Refuge Production Impact on U.S.

and Global Oil Supply 4 National and Global Price Impact 4File Size: 2MB. The report keeps the Interior Department on track to auction leases for the right to drill in the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge before the end of the year, a long-stated.

Approximately million barrels of oil a day are produced from these fields, representing 25% of our domestic production. To the east of the Coastal Plain, major discoveries have been made in Canada, near the Mackenzie River Delta and in the Beaufort Sea.

The coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), in the extreme northeast corner of Alaska (see Figure 1), has become the focal point of a major debate among interest groups seeking either to promote or to block the leasing, exploration, and development of the area for its suspected massive oil resources (see Box A).

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) has been contested since it was estab-lished in Opening its coastal plain. to oil drilling, conservationists say, could. threaten crucial habitat for. When finalized, the environmental review will guide where and how oil leasing should happen in the Coastal Plain, also known as the area, a million-acre portion of the refuge.

The Trump administration outlined plans for selling drilling rights on every acre of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s coastal plain, despite acknowledging potential oil spills and impacts. The Trump administration announced Thursday its final plan to open Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling, giving the petroleum industry access to Author: Anna M.

Phillips. Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR): An Overview Congressional Research Service Summary In the ongoing energy debate in Congress, one recurring issue has been whether to allow oil and gas development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR, or the Refuge) in northeastern Alaska.Arctic National Wildlife Refuge The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge was estab-lished in to preserve unique wildlife, wilder-ness, and recreational values.1 Congress enlarged the Refuge to million acres and designated 8 million acres of the Refuge includ-ing mountains, foothills, and coastal plain .Home > Forecasts & Analysis > Congressional Response > Analysis of Crude Oil Production in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge > Notes: Analysis of Crude Oil Production in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.