27 Jun '11, 5pm

Arctic Oil Drilling: the Knowns and the Known Unknowns: A new report lays out what we think we know about the Ar...

Arctic Oil Drilling: the Knowns and the Known Unknowns: A new report lays out what we think we know about the Ar...

June 27, 2011 at 10:20AM by Jim DiPeso | comment As sea ice recedes in the Arctic Ocean , more eyes are turning to the top of the world. Oil and gas companies are attracted to the bounty of hydrocarbons thought to lie beneath the remote seabed. Countries that have Arctic oceanfront property — and at least one, China, that doesn't — are jostling to assert their interests, stake claims, and make certain that boodles to be made from resource extraction benefit the home team. Last Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey issued a thick report laying out what we know and don't know about the Arctic's energy resources, how climate change might play out in the polar region, and capabilities for responding to an oil spill in an environment that is radically different from the subtropical Gulf of Mexico. The report pointed to numerous knowledge gaps, some wider than others. Those gaps ...

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