Oil production in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

the technology & the Alaskan oil context : summary

Publisher: Congress of the U.S., Office of Technology Assessment in Washington, D.C

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  • Petroleum reserves -- Alaska -- Arctic National Wildlife Refuge,
  • Petroleum engineering -- Alaska -- Arctic National Wildlife Refuge,
  • Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (Alaska)

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  In what critics are calling a parting gift to the fossil fuel industry, the Trump administration on Tuesday will ask oil and gas companies to choose which areas of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska—which is the sacred homeland of the Gwich’in Indigenous people—they would like to drill. The Washington Post reports the administration’s call for nominations is a [ ].   The fight over oil and gas drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska has been going on since , when part of the refuge, million acres along the Arctic coast, was marked for.   Caribou graze on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. (Photo: USFWS/Flickr cc) In what critics are calling a parting gift to the fossil fuel industry, the Trump. The Trump administration approved an oil leasing program for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, opening up the pristine, million-acre wilderness to drilling for the first time and making it.

  Caribou that migrate to the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge shed antlers on the tundra. (Lisa Hupp / USFWS) The victory of Democratic Candidate Joe Biden in the U.S. presidential election appears to have upended the Trump administration’s ambitions to expand oil development into once-protected areas of Arctic Alaska, including the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.   Trump administration rushes to auction off rights to oil drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge By Juliet Eilperin Washington Post, Updated Novem , p.m. Email to a Friend. Our planet is in crisis, oil prices are at record lows, major banks are divesting their holdings in Arctic drilling operations, but the Trump administration is still selling off swathes of critical wilderness to fossil fuel producers The latest measure to open up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas lease sales will not only put the Arctic environment in jeopardy, it.   The Gwich'in are once again facing down a threat to their way of life, as outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump makes a last-ditch effort to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil .

  A top U.S. Department of the Interior appointee who pushed to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil leasing is taking a job with an oil company seeking to develop a . The Democratic governors and attorneys general from 15 states are suing the Trump administration to stop it from allowing oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge along the northern coast of Alaska, which was authorized by Congress in The lawsuit joins two others filed by environmental and tribal groups, reported.   According to a Wall Street Journal report, the Trump administration is planning to approve an oil leasing program for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). It would allow oil .   The Trump Administration is taking steps toward a lease sale within the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, an area United States President-elect Joe Biden has said he would move to protect from oil.

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U.S. Energy Information Administration | Analysis of Potential Crude Oil Production in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge 1. In Decemberthe passage of Public Law 1. required the Secretary of the Interior to establish and administer a competitive oil and natural gas program for the leasing, development, production, and.

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Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Anwr Oil And Gas Production In Alaska A full free pdf books. It's no wonder that the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is called the crown jewel of our refuge system.

The Arctic Refuge is the only refuge where you’ll find the spectacle of polar bears denning and thunderous annual migration of the Porcupine Caribou Herd, which sustains the communities and way of life for the Indigenous Gwich’in and Iñupiat people who have deep and ancient connections.

Oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge “This lease sale is one more box the Trump administration is trying to check off for its oil industry allies,” said Adam Kolton, executive director of the Alaska Wilderness League, in a statement.

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which was established in by Congress, provides habitat for a wide variety of animals, including 45 species of land and marine mammals, 36 species of fish, and more than species of birds that come from six continents to breed, rest or feed from April to July.

The document seeks comment from oil companies and other parties as to their interest in leasing specific parts of the refuge’s coastal plain, which covers million acres along the Arctic.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Trump administration is preparing to auction oil drilling rights inside the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, but the degree to which the industry will participate is uncertain.

Leases on the land in northeast Alaska could be go on the block days before President-elect Joe Biden takes office, Alaska’s Energy Desk reported [ ].

In a last-ditch attempt to make good on promises to the oil and gas industry, the Trump administration is rushing to formalize plans to drill for oil in the Arctic national wildlife refuge before. Any oil and gas leases issued for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in northeast Alaska under the Trump administration likely will be scuttled by a Biden administration if or when it comes into office, The New York Times said Tuesday.

Former vice president and Democratic. Production in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is a long time coming. It’s overdue, and it’s important to our nation’s energy security.” — Frank Macchiarola, American Petroleum Institute. The Trump administration aims to end a decades-long battle by rushing to sell oil rights in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

We look at what's next, and what could stop the push to drill. Updated p.m. The Trump administration is pushing ahead with plans to allow drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The first leases to drill for oil and gas in the area could be.

The Trump administration on Monday announced formal proceedings to sell oil and gas leases in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil companies. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Alaska State Office issued a call for nominations and comments on several lease tracts considered for the upcoming Coastal Plain Oil and Gas Lease Sale, approximately million acres of the.

Biden must try to prevent oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Caribou are shown on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in northeast Alaska. The Trump administration is pushing ahead with plans to allow drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

The decision is a key moment in a decades-long environmental battle. WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is taking the final steps to secure oil development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, starting a.

Dear EarthTalk: Is Trump going to be able to finally open up the contentious coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling before his first term ends?-- J.P, Maumee, OH The debate over whether to open up the most ecologically sensitive part—the so-called area, or coastal plain—of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil drilling has raged for decades.

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s coastal plain is shown in orange. The area covers about million area, roughly the size of Delaware, and makes up about 8% of the refuge.

(USGS map). As politicians in Washington state launch a legal attack intended to prevent Alaska from responsibly developing the Area of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, the shortsightedness is Author: Mike Dunleavy.

Conservation advocates and Trump officials are fighting what looks to be the last major environmental battle of this administration over oil and gas development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

An airplane flies over caribou on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, where the Trump administration is moving to sell leases for oil drilling. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Arctic refuge oil rights auction faces uncertain response Novem GMT ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Trump administration is preparing to auction oil drilling rights inside the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, but the degree to which the industry will participate is uncertain.

Starting Tuesday, oil and gas companies can pick which parts of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge they're interested in drilling. It's the latest push by the Trump administration to auction off development rights in the pristine landscape before President-elect Joe Biden takes office.

The official "call for nominations" launches a day comment period. F OR AMERICANS still cooped up by the covid epidemic, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in northern Alaska is the stuff of dreams. On a recent rafting trip down the Hulahula river in the.

Donald Trump’s administration is bulldozing through a last-minute gas and oil drilling-rights auction in Alaska’s million-acre Arctic National Wildlife Refuge before President-elect Joe. “Arctic Refuge drilling has never made sense from a climate change, human rights or wildlife protection perspective, and with continued volatility in oil.

With just over two months left in office, the Trump administration seems hell-bent on wreaking as much havoc on the country as possible. On Monday, the administration announced that it would start selling leases to oil and gas companies to allow them to begin drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in Alaska.

This is the administration’s latest attempt to roll back. Starting Tuesday, oil and gas companies can pick which parts of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge they're interested in drilling. It's. 2 days ago  Bank of America joins other major American banks in pledging not to finance the despoliation of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

By Charles P. Pierce Dec 1,   The U.S. Bureau of Land Management issued a formal solicitation Monday for interest from petroleum companies for tracts in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, or.

The Trump administration released its plan to start oil exploration in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) this winter. The plan calls for the Kaktovik Iñupiat Corporation to start seismic testing on millions of acres, spanning an square mile area, on the east side of the refuge in an area where polar bears and other wildlife reside.

The Trump administration will allow oil and gas drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for the first time after decades of controversy and tension over concern drilling for an. The Trump administration has announced that it is opening up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas development – the latest twist in a decades-long battle over the fate of this remote area.

But low oil prices, a pandemic-driven recession and looming elections add up to unfavorable conditions for launching expensive drilling operations.