USGS - science for a changing world

Science Topics

Maps, Imagery, and Publications Hazards Newsroom Education Jobs Partnerships Library About USGS Podcasts/RSS

Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources of the South Africa Coastal Province, Africa

http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2012/3030/

We estimated mean volumes of 2.13 billion barrels of oil, 35.96 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, and 1,115 million barrels of natural gas liquids in this area using a geology-based assessment methodology.

by Brownfield, Michael E.; Schenk, Christopher J.; Charpentier, Ronald R.; Klett, Timothy R.; Cook, Troy A.; and Pollastro, Richard M.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2012-3030
This publication is available only as a PDF document.
Related topics:
Economic geology, Natural gas resources, Natural resource assessment, Oil resources, Petroleum, Mineral deposit areas
States or counties
South Africa, Indian, Southern
Alternative formats of this information:
Compatible standard Format
FGDC-CSDGM Text XML JSON
CCM of Project Open Data JSON
ISO 19115 XML
USGS Publications Warehouse [Citation page] - [MODS XML]

Accessibility FOIA Privacy Policies and Notices

Take Pride in America logo USA.gov logo U.S. Department of the Interior | U.S. Geological Survey
URL: http://www.usgs.gov/science//science/cite-view.php?cite=2925
Page Contact Information: Ask USGS