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Assessment of Undiscovered Oil Resources in the Devonian-Mississippian Bakken Formation, Williston Basin Province, Montana and North Dakota, 2008

http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2008/3021/

We estimated mean undiscovered volumes of 3.65 billion barrels of oil, 1.85 trillion cubic feet of associated dissolved natural gas, and 148 million barrels of natural gas liquids in this area using a geology-based assessment methodology.

by Pollastro, Richard M.; Cook, Troy A.; Roberts, Laura N. R.; Schenk, Christopher J.; Lewan, Michael D.; Anna, Lawrence O.; Gaswirth, Stephanie B.; Lillis, Paul G.; Klett, Timothy R.; and Charpentier, Ronald R.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2008-3021
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Economic geology, Natural gas resources, Natural resource assessment, Oil resources, Petroleum, Mineral deposit areas
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Bottineau, Burke, Daniels, Dawson, Divide, Dunn, Garfield, Golden Valley, McCone, McHenry, McKenzie, McLean, Mercer, Morton, Mountrail, Oliver, Pierce, Renville, Richland, Rolette, Roosevelt, Sheridan, Sheridan, Stark, Valley, Ward, Wibaux, Williams
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