Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: An Assessment of Interior's Estimate of an Economically Viable Oil Field

RCED-93-130 Published: Jul 09, 1993. Publicly Released: Aug 10, 1993.
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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the accuracy of the Department of the Interior's 1991 estimate of potential oil resources in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), focusing on whether: (1) economically viable quantities exist; (2) Interior used an adequate methodology; and (3) Interior's geologic and economic assumptions were reasonable.

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