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Title: Offshore outlook: the American Arctic

Offshore areas in the American Arctic are highlighted and the development of the area is compared with other offshore areas where the required technology is more readily available. Principal areas are shown in which new concepts are being put to practice. Canada's east coast is examined. Several technological trends are reviewed to help operators accelerate the discovery and development of arctic petroleum reserves.
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6505591
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Mech. Eng.; (United States); Journal Volume: 107:5
Research Org:
Exxon Production Research Co., Houston, TX
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
02 PETROLEUM; ARCTIC REGIONS; OFFSHORE OPERATIONS; PETROLEUM DEPOSITS; COASTAL WATERS; EXPLORATION; ICEBERGS; IMPACT STRENGTH; NORTH AMERICA; OFFSHORE DRILLING; OFFSHORE PLATFORMS; DRILLING; GEOLOGIC DEPOSITS; ICE; MECHANICAL PROPERTIES; MINERAL RESOURCES; POLAR REGIONS; RESOURCES; SURFACE WATERS 020200* -- Petroleum-- Reserves, Geology, & Exploration