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
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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