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Oil council: Shale won't last, Arctic drilling needed now the world and in the U.S.The Arctic holds about a quarter of the world's undiscovered conventional oil and gas deposits, geologists estimate. While the Russian Arctic has the biggest share of oil and gas together, the U.S. and Russia...
Point Thompson shows resource past, future

...development because of its status as a huge conventional deposit. Prudhoe Bay was another such field, and oil and gas deposits of its nature are generally less expensive to develop and have long production lives in which they provide profits to...
Former Coast Guard chief tapped as Arctic diplomat

...officials estimate the Arctic holds 13 percent of the world's undiscovered oil reserves and 30 percent of undiscovered gas deposits. Until recently, however, the resources that could reap hundreds of billions of dollars in revenues were frozen over...
What others say: U.S. military's eyes on the Asian Pacific

...largely uninhabited, but they give the possessor a claim on fishing rights and what are believed to be extensive oil and gas deposits. They are claimed not only by China but variously by Vietnam, the Philippines, South Korea, Japan and Malaysia...
BP pursues methane energy deposits

...AP) -- BP is launching an effort to map methane gas deposits beneath the North Slope tundra that geologists believe could dwarf Alaska's natural gas deposits. Armed with $13.27 million in federal grant money...
Natural gas pipeline, LNG project not feasible, consultant says

...developing the North Slope's natural gas fields is not feasible for at least 13 years. North America has enough smaller gas deposits that should keep the lights on throughout this decade, said Ed Kelly, North American gas researcher for Cambridge...
August 23: Fairbanks Daily News-Miner on gas pipeline economics:

...approach holds greater profit-making potential for the private gas owners involved because the Delta's considerable gas deposits could also be marketed through the resulting pipeline to the Lower 48, yielding greater bang for each dollar invested...
Faults beneath Cook Inlet could produce earthquake was based on seismic testing done over decades by the petroleum industry as it explored the Inlet for oil and gas deposits. Industry geologists used technology that allows them to see structures and formations beneath the Earth's surface...
Gov's Roads to Resources project still in the slow lane

...the procurement process. Kemp said Umiat's foothills west area is a 9,000-square-mile area of known oil and gas deposits with between 200 million and 300 million known barrels of oil and 31 trillion cubic feet of gas. The road would be...
Gov.'s budget includes $10.5M toward roads to resources

...muster. "We design these things to facilitate fish," he said. The road would provide access to a variety of oil and gas deposits on the North Slope. Anderson said a host of industry players, including Anadarko and Renaissance Oil and Gas, have...


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