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Assessment of Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources of the Nile Delta Basin Province, Eastern Mediterranean

We estimated means of 1.8 billion barrels of recoverable oil, 223 trillion cubic feet of recoverable gas, and 6 billion barrels of natural gas liquids in this area using a geology-based assessment methodology.

by Kirschbaum, Mark A.; Schenk, Christopher J.; Charpentier, Ronald R.; Klett, Timothy R.; Brownfield, Michael E.; Pitman, Janet K.; Cook, Troy A.; and Tennyson, Marilyn E.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2010-3027
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Economic geology, Natural gas resources, Natural resource assessment, Oil resources
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Egypt, Mediterranean Sea
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