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Assessment of remaining recoverable oil in selected major oil fields of the Permian Basin, Texas and New Mexico

http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2012/3051/

The mean total volume of potential additional oil resources that might be added using improved oil-recovery technologies was estimated to be about 2.7 billion barrels of oil.

by Tennyson, Marilyn E.; Cook, Troy A.; Charpentier, Ronald R.; Gautier, Donald L.; Klett, Timothy R.; Verma, Mahendra K.; Ryder, Robert T.; Attanasi, Emil D.; Freeman, Philip A.; and Le, Phuong A.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2012-3051
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Economic geology, Enhanced oil recovery, Natural resource assessment, Oil resources, Petroleum, Mineral deposit areas
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New Mexico, Texas
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