Prudhoe Bay Oil Field Discovery Well Site

200 mi. SE of Barrow; about 2 mi. N. of the mouth of the Putuligayuk River along the western shore of Prudhoe Bay
Prudhoe Bay, Alaska

Historic Document

Prudhoe Bay Oil Field Discovery Well Site is located in North Slope County, Alaska certified as a historic location on Thursday March 23, 2000. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Industry/Processing/Extraction, more specifically a Extractive Facility. Prudhoe Bay Oil Field Discovery Well Site was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Event and its significance in Industry.

Prudhoe Bay Oil Field Discovery Well Site Information

Other Name: ARCO--Humble Prudhoe Bay State No. 1; AHRS Site No. XBP-00056
Ownership Type: State
Type of Resource: Site
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1967, 1968
Level of Governmental Significance: National
Architect, builder, or engineer: Atlantic Richfield Corporation; Humble Oil Co.
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site

Prudhoe Bay Oil Field Discovery Well Site Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 9
Number of historically contributing buildings: 0
Number of historically contributing sites: 1
Number of historically contributing structures: 0
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Prudhoe Bay Historic Locations North Slope County Historic Locations Alaska Historic Locations