Intriguing possibilities in the Chukchi
Sherwood reviews the geologic features that have attracted oil and gas leasing on the continental shelf west of the North Slope
When the U.S. Minerals Management Service held its Chukchi Sea lease sale in February, the agency collected about $2.6 billion in high bids on some 488 tracts. In fact, together with the two other Chukchi lease sales that MMS conducted in 1988 and 1991 MMS has raised about $3.1 billion in bonus bids....
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