Arctic Directory: Alaska Shale: Why the state sees hope in source rocks
State petroleum geologist tells lawmakers that North Slope source rocks resemble some of the hottest shale plays in North America
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The State of Alaska is “cautiously optimistic” about oil development from source rocks.
“Optimistic” because the geology of the Alaska North Slope resembles the hot Eagle Ford shale formation in South Texas, and Great Bear Petroleum’s leases are “well positioned” to develop that geology, a Division....
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