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In-place oil shale resources in the saline-mineral and saline-leached intervals, Parachute Creek Member of the Green River Formation, Piceance Basin, Colorado

We estimated 920 and 352 billion barrels of oil are potentially recoverable from oil shale resources using oil-yield cutoffs of 15 and 25 gallons per ton, respectively.

by Birdwell, Justin E.; Mercier, Tracey J.; Johnson, Ronald C.; Brownfield, Michael E.; and Dietrich, John D.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2013-3115
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Economic geology, Natural resource assessment, Oil shale resources, Petroleum, Mineral deposit areas
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Garfield, Mesa, Rio Blanco
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