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Geologists find use in minerals survey

...Werdon's face and loud and clear through her voice as she talks about the good old fashioned detective work of Alaska state geologists that led to significant findings of gold and strategic mineral anomalies during 2011 both in William Henry Bay north...
Unlocking new potentials

...trillion short tons of hypothetical coal and 11 billion short tons of identified coal resources, the report indicates.State Geologist Bob Swenson said those numbers are significant. But, Swenson said, many of those resources might not be accessible...
State eyes oil shale problems

...the most important being the Shublik shale, the source of oil for the conventional Prudhoe Bay field, he said. State geologists have little doubt oil is in the shale and that it is of good quality, but a key technical question is whether the...
Energy bills at top of Legislature's priorities

...Sarah Palin, is also seen as a backstop in case the large pipeline does not move forward or is delayed. Former state geologist Bob Swenson is heading the effort, having taken over from the previous director, Harry Noah, in January. Enstar...
Cache needed for oil and gas knowledge

Recently, state geologist Bob Swenson shared some insight into a state report on remaining hydrocarbon resources across the state and in Cook Inlet with...
Pioneer to begin tests on Cosmopolitan in 2010

...fields clustered in upper Cook Inlet. Outside of these areas Cook Inlet is considered to be mostly gas-prone, state geologists have said. ConocoPhillips acquired the prospect in 2002 and drilled two appraisal wells, Hansen 1 and Hansen 1-A...
Eruption 1 year ago won?t be Augustine?s last

...first eruption in about 20 years, but one year later state geologists say Augustine has again found peace. Augustine? collected from Augustine?s last eruption, state geologists still are in a heightened state of activity analyzing...


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