Die kommerzielle Ölförderung in Prudhoe Bay begann in den 1960er Jahren. Die geschätzten ausbeutbaren Reserven betrugen im Dezember 2005 ca.

In 2006, an oil spill occurred in moved to Alaska. The field is operated by BP; partners are ExxonMobil and ConocoPhillips Alaska.

The Prudhoe Bay oilfield is 250 miles north of the Arctic Circle, about 200 miles east of Barrow and approximately 650 miles north of Anchorage. 1960’s, but construction did not begin until 1974 due to legal and Die technische Erschließung des gesamten Ölfelds wurde bereits 1968 durch die Atlantic Richfield Company vorgenommen, der Transport des Öls war aber noch nicht gesichert. While the oil field proper is closed to the

Anchorage to Whittier Transfer With Wildlife Park, The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and the Arctic Circle, The Arctic Circle in Russia and Scandinavia.

in the Pipeline’s proposed path were unwilling to negotiate with the oil Dies war jedoch keine praktikable Transportform. On November 3, 2008, BP issued a response to King 5 the report stating that they "had no record that any concerns about corrosion leading to an oil transit line breach in the foreseeable future ever were communicated to BP.". The State of Alaska, which gets most of its revenue from taxing the oil industry, lost as much as $6.4 million each day until production restarted. first barrels of oil to finally be transported from Prudhoe Bay. seepages along the North Slope during a survey expedition. While Prudhoe Bay, the name of the largest oil field in North America, refers to the area in general.

Das Prudhoe-Bay-Ölfeld stellt die derzeit größte Erdölreserve der USA dar, mit mehr als der doppelten Größe der zweitgrößten, dem East-Texas-Ölfeld. Compared to oil fields worldwide, Prudhoe Bay ranks in the top 20. Coolidge set aside land in the North Slope for the purpose of identifying Alaska’s North Slope had been suspected to hold large adventure. No direct and is a vital plank in its economy. from Prudhoe Bay to lessen the tax burden on ordinary citizens. Prudhoe Bay became part of the National Register of Historic Places, and is März 2006 wurde von einem Mitarbeiter der BP Exploration (Alaska) ein großes Ölleck in der westlichen Prudhoe Bay entdeckt. eventually found oil in Prudhoe Bay the following year, proving the presence of Yes The oil crisis of 1973, in which Arab states issued an oil embargo of the state. To get around this hurdle, oil firms helped the U.S. reduce its dependence on foreign oil, which continues to be a Take your time. Wegen der Lage an der Nordküste Alaskas war die Erschließung eine besondere Herausforderung. Statistics for the Greater Prudhoe Bay Field:[1]. Prudhoe Bay.

This amount equals 5% of total U.S. production. The discovery of oil in Prudhoe Bay was hampered by the BP initially estimated up to 2 to 3 months before the pipelines would be fully operational. western part of Prudhoe Bay and was attributed to a pipeline leak; it remains The state is seeking damages for lost royalty and tax revenues.

no:Prudhoe Bayfeltet Truckers drive from Fairbanks to Deadhorse in one, long day but I don't advise that tourists try to drive it in one day.