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In-Place Oil Shale Resources Underlying Federal Lands in the Piceance Basin, Western Colorado

We estimated an in-place oil shale resource of 1.07 trillion barrels under Federal mineral rights, or 70 percent of the total oil shale in place, in this area.

by Mercier, Tracey J.; Johnson, Ronald C.; Brownfield, Michael E.; and Self, Jesse G.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2010-3041
Related topics:
Economic geology, Natural resource assessment, Oil shale resources
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Garfield, Mesa, Rio Blanco

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