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Federal agency dings Shell for oil rig mishap

...Mexico.Petroleum companies want to tap reserves estimated by the U.S. Geological Survey at 26 billion barrels of recoverable oil.Shell in 2012 used the Kulluk to drill in the Beaufort Sea and the Noble Discoverer to drill in the Chukchi.At...
What's at stake: The debate over Arctic drilling

...much fuel is at stake?The U.S. Geological Survey estimates Arctic offshore reserves at 26 billion barrels of recoverable oil and 130 trillion cubic feet of natural gas.Shell says developing these reserves could increase domestic oil supplies...
Shell clears major US government hurdle for Arctic drilling

...the Chukchi Sea at the end of each drilling season.Arctic offshore reserves are estimated at 26 billion barrels of recoverable oil and 130 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, according to U.S. Geological Survey estimates.

...but it's unclear when or how that might happen."The EPA and ADEM are continuing to work together to ensure all recoverable oil is removed from the site," Pinkney said in a written response to questions.Ed Overton, an environmental sciences...
What others say: Line in president's speech could unnerve ANWR oil supporters

...has involved prominent wilderness organizations whose aim is to have ANWR and its estimated 11 billion barrels of recoverable oil shielded from production forever.The mechanism under which these groups want the area locked up is the Antiquities...
New management plan for NPR-A

...contain nearly three-fourths of estimated economically recoverable oil and over half of the estimated economically recoverable...that are estimated to hold 549 million barrels of recoverable oil and 8.7 trillion cubic feet of recoverable natural...
Input sought on Cook Inlet oil and gas leases

...for America," he said. The leases would cover an area with more than 75 percent of the estimated undiscovered and recoverable oil and gas resources in the United States, the Interior Department said. This request for input asks industry, the...
Shale oil could be 'game changer' for Slope

...several times looking for conventional oil fields. Great Bear said it was looking for something new, potentially recoverable oil from shale formations that are the source rocks for the big conventional fields on the Slope. Many geologists believe...
New NPR-A plan released

...NPR-A since the 1940s and the U.S. Geological Survey estimates reserves at 900 million barrels of technically recoverable oil and 53 trillion cubic feet of natural gas.Begich said in a press release that he was pleased that the plan included...
Energy report predicts ANWR oil would cut U.S. need only slightly

...percent from 62 percent, doesn't tell the whole story, Rafle said. It assumes that every barrel of technically recoverable oil would be produced, Rafle said, regardless of cost. If only the barrels that could be produced economically are...


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