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Wilderness v development
OIL
· Prudhoe Bay is located on the northern coast of
Alaska, near the ANWR.
· Production peaked at about 2 million barrels a
day in 1988
· It is estimated that all the oil will be extracted by
2015, so a new source is needed…read more

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Wilderness v development
OIL
· The ANWR is about 19 million acres in size
· At its widest point the Coastal Plain is about 100
miles across and about 30 miles deep. It consists
of 1.5 million acres.
· A lot of oil is believed to be located there.…read more

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Why does the USA want oil from the
ANWR?
The USA imports vast amounts of oil- a million
barrels a day come from Iraq, the rest from
elsewhere. The USA want to become less reliant
on imported oil and increase its energy self
sufficiency. Views vary about the environmental
value of the Coastal Plain.…read more

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Who are the players?
A wide range of people and organisations are
itnerezs…read more

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Wilderness v development
OIL
· Prudhoe Bay is located on the northern coast of
Alaska, near the ANWR.
· Production peaked at about 2 million barrels a
day in 1988
· It is estimated that all the oil will be extracted by
2015, so a new source is needed…read more

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