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Alaska - a State of Energy

As it did a quarter century ago, Alaska today offers the U.S. an opportunity to increase domestic oil supply. Harnessing that opportunity in the 1970s helped increase U.S. energy security. Today, given estimates that the world’s energy needs will keep rising well into the future, the value of Alaskan energy could be even greater than it was 25 years ago. Unfortunately, largely because of federal policies, this opportunity is not being seized, but squandered.

As it did a quarter century ago, Alaska today offers the U.S. an opportunity to increase domestic oil supply. Harnessing that opportunity in the 1970s helped increase U.S. energy security. Today, given estimates that the world’s energy needs will keep rising well into the future, the value of Alaskan energy could be even greater than it was 25 years ago. Unfortunately, largely because of federal policies, this opportunity is not being seized, but squandered.

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Alaska NPRA and ANWR map

Two major resource areas offer opportunity for future energy development - the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPR-A) and Area 1002 of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR)