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Open-File Report 02-207

U.S. Geological Survey 2002 Petroleum Resource Assessment of the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPRA): Play Maps and Technically Recoverable Resource Estimates

By Kenneth J. Bird and David W. Houseknecht

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This report provides a summary of the estimated volume of technically recoverable undiscovered oil and nonassociated gas resources for each of the 24 plays evaluated in the U.S. Geological Survey 2002 petroleum resource assessment of the NPRA (Bird and Houseknecht, 2002). It also provides a set of illustrations showing the stratigraphic and geographic location of each play. Additional details of this assessment will follow in later publications.

First posted May 15, 2002

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Suggested citation:

Bird, Kenneth J., Houseknecht, David W., 2002, U.S. Geological Survey 2002 Petroleum Resource Assessment of the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPRA): Play Maps and Technically Recoverable Resource Estimates: U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-207, 18 pp., https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2002/0207/.




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