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National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska Well Log Data for 1946 to 1981; USGS

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Abstract: The National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPRA) is located in the primitive
wilderness of Alaska's North Slope. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) began
some geological surveying in this area in the early 1900's, and the U.S. Navy
began geological and geophysical surveys and drilling in 1945 to appraise the
petroleum potential of the Reserve. Information on surveys prior to ... View entire text
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Description: Legacy Data Archive - Exploratory Well Data

Description: National Petroleum Reserve, Alaska (NPRA) - Legacy Data Archive
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 70.0   S: 60.0   E: -152.0   W: -162.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Nelson, Philip H.and Kibler, Joyce E
Dataset Title: Well logs and core data from selected cored intervals, National Petroleum Reserve, Alaska
Dataset Publisher: Central Region Energy Resources Team, USGS
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1946-01-01
Stop Date: 1981-12-31
Originating Center
Data Center
Central Region, Publications, Geology Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: Open-File Report 01-167

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (303) 236-7431
Email: terry_derchia at
Contact Address:
Office of the Regional Geologist, Central Region
U.S. Geological Survey
Denver Federal Center MS-911
Box 25046
City: Denver
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80225-0046
Country: USA
Distribution Format: LISLOG, DRESSER, DATOUT
Phone: 303-236-5741
Fax: 303-236-8822
Email: zihlman at
Contact Address:
P.O. Box 25046, MS-939
Bldg. 25, Rm 2815-A
Denver Federal Center
City: Denver
Province or State: Colorado
Postal Code: 80225-0046
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24