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Assessment of Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources of the Williston Basin Province of North Dakota, Montana, and South Dakota, 2008

We estimated mean undiscovered volumes of 3.8 billion barrels of undiscovered oil, 3.7 trillion cubic feet of associated/dissolved natural gas, and 0.2 billion barrels of undiscovered natural gas liquids using a geology-based assesment methodology.

by Anna, Lawrence O.; Pollastro, Richard M.; Gaswirth, Stephanie B.; Lewan, Michael D.; Lillis, Paul G.; Roberts, Laura N. R.; Schenk, Christopher J.; Charpentier, Ronald R.; Cook, Troy A.; and Klett, Timothy R.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2008-3092
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Related topics:
Economic geology, Natural gas resources, Natural resource assessment, Oil resources, Petroleum, Mineral deposit areas
States or counties
Butte, Campbell, Carter, Corson, Custer, Daniels, Dawson, Dewey, Edmunds, Fallon, Garfield, Haakon, Harding, Hughes, Jackson, Jones, Lawrence, McCone, McPherson, Meade, Pennington, Perkins, Potter, Powder River, Prairie, Richland, Rosebud, Sheridan, Stanley, Sully, Valley, Walworth, Wibaux, Ziebach, North Dakota
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