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Northwest Territories Hydrocarbon Potential

Month: March 2017
Organization: Government of the Northwest Territories
Products: ArcGIS Advanced 10.4.1

This map provides a representation of hydrocarbon potential within the Northwest Territories based on published work by the Northwest Territories Geological Survey. The map’s objective is to foster awareness of and interest in the rich hydrocarbon resources within the Northwest Territories by the public, government and industry, as well as encourage the exploration and development of these resources to provide additional revenue, business opportunities and jobs for residents. Indicated in red, the highest hydrocarbon potential areas are located in northern and southern regions of the Northwest Territories.