GAO: ANWR PLAIN LIKELY TO HOLD COMMERCIAL OIL

The General Accounting Office has agreed with a U.S. Interior Department estimate that the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) Coastal Plain on Alaska's North Slope is likely to contain an economic oil field. In 1987 Interior estimated there was a 19% probability the area contained an economic oil field. Then, based on new geophysical data, in 1991 Interior revised that to a 46% probability. At the time, President Bush's administration was urging Congress to allow leasing and

Aug 30th, 1993
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