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Assessment of undiscovered conventional oil and gas resources of North Africa, 2012

We estimated means of 19 billion barrels of technically recoverable undiscovered conventional oil and 370 trillion cubic feet of undiscovered conventional natural gas resources in this area using a geology-based assessment methodology.

by Schenk, Christopher J.; Klett, Timothy R.; Whidden, Katherine J.; Kirschbaum, Mark A.; Charpentier, Ronald R.; Cook, Troy A.; Brownfield, Michael E.; and Pitman, Janet K.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2012-3147
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Economic geology, Natural gas resources, Natural resource assessment, Oil resources, Petroleum, Mineral deposit areas
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Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, Mediterranean Sea
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