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Vol. 16, No. 26 Week of June 26, 2011
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


Piecing together the North Slope story

Houseknecht describes the evidence for the timing and location of oil generation and migration from northern Alaska source rocks

By Alan Bailey

Petroleum News

Renowned for its world class source rocks, northern Alaska presents some tantalizing puzzles for oil explorers. What are the most prospective areas for undiscovered oil? And in what rock units is oil likely to exist in different parts of the region? For many years the U.S. Geological Service has bee....

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Oil sources

Oil flow

NPR-A uplift

Tertiary oil generation


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