The North Slope of Alaska has been producing hydrocarbons for several decades. The North Slope contains petroleum systems with multiple source rocks, reservoirs, trap configurations, and seals. Although hydrocarbon production from the state has been declining over the years, the recent discoveries in the Brookian Nanushuk and Torok formations on the North Slope are expected to reinvigorate it and reverse the trend for some time.

With all the recent discoveries and advent of new technologies in Alaska, time calls for a special section of Interpretation to look at the current exploration activities, challenges, and future potential in this part of...

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