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Unformatted text preview: THE Prudhoe Bay Oil Field By Shawn Dawsey Alex Montgomery Andy Fendley Prasant Sainani Geology 404 504 November 27 2007 http://www.vecopolar.com/Files/images/bearonipeline1.jpg Image taken from: Knickerbocker, B., 2006, Leak is the Latest of Alaskas pipeline woes, <http://www.csmonitor.com/2006/0809/p02s01-usgn.html>, Accessed November 2, 2007. Presentation Agenda Field description History of the Field Discovery of Field Methods of exploration Geology of the Field Combination Structural & Stratigraphic Trap Large Gas Cap in Communication with the Oil Rim Primary recovery methods Cross-Section of field Permeability/Porosity Production of the Field Original Production Daily Production Oil in porous formations Current Status of the Field Conclusion Project Location: Prudhoe Bay Field, Alaska Image taken from: Hoefs, G., 2001, What is Prudhoe Bay?, <http://www.d.umn.edu/~cstroupe/archive/5230/glocal/prudhoe/www.d.umn.edu/~hoef0049/prudhoe.html>, Accessed November 2, 2007. Prudhoe Bay Project Location: North Slope Alaska Located on the North Slope of Alaska along the Beaufort Sea 650 miles North of Anchorage; 1200 miles from the North Pole. Between Natl. Petroleum Reserve Alaska (NPRA) and Arctic Natl. Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) Two major producers: BP & ConocoPhillips Largest oil field in North America & among top 20 in the world. Image taken from: Krauss, C. and Peters, J.W., 2006, Biggest Oil Field in U.S. Is Forced to Stop Pumping, <http://www.nytimes.com/2006/08/08/business/08oil.html?_r=2&oref=slogin&oref=slogin>, Accessed November 2, 2007. Presentation Agenda Field description History of the Field Discovery of Field Methods of exploration Geology of the Field Combination Structural & Stratigraphic Trap Large Gas Cap in Communication with the Oil Rim Primary recovery methods Cross-Section of field Permeability/Porosity Production of the Field Original Production Daily Production Oil in porous formations Current Status of the Field Conclusion Discovery of the Field Discovered on March 12, 1968. Drilling of Prudhoe Bay State #1 Well. Discovered by ARCO & Exxon. Production began in 1977 with the completion of the Alaskan Pipeline....
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