Photo Library >> Alaska Prudhoe Bay Oil Field and ... >> Prudhoe Bay Oil Field, Alask ...

Prudhoe Bay Oil Field, Alaska (1986)

Prudhoe Bay Oil Field, Alaska (1986)

Size Pixels Download
small 800 x 488 Download
medium 2200 x 1342 Download
original 3159 x 1928 Download
Uploaded 02 Dec 2012 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2012 Taken by: Peter Prokosch
Prudhoe Bay Oil Field is a large oil field on Alaska's North Slope. It is the largest oil field in both the United States and in North America, covering 86,418 ha and originally containing approximately 25 billion barrels (4.0×109 m3) of oil. The amount of recoverable oil in the field is more than double that of the next largest field in the United States, the East Texas oil field. The oil itself lies in porous rock formations anywhere from 1,700 to 7,000 m below the surface. It rises to the ...
Downloads: 167     Rating: 3
  • Grey Plover (Pluvialis squatarola), Prudoe Bay oil field, Alaska
  • King Eider male (Somateria spectabilis), Prudhoe Bay, Alaska
  • Raven (Corax corax), Prudhoe Bay Oil Field, Alaska (1986)
  • Prudhoe Bay oil field, Alaska (1993)
  • Prudhoe Bay Oil Field, Alaska (1986)
  • Spectacled Eider female (Somateria fischeri), Prudhoe Bay, Alaska
  • Arctic Tundra Wetlands in June, Prudhoe Bay Oil Field, Alaska (1986)
  • Prudhoe Bay Oil Field, Alaska (1986)