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Economic geology
Scientific study of the formation, location, and use of marketable geologic materials including fuels, metals, minerals, and water.
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PDF Assessment of potential shale-oil and shale-gas resources in Silurian shales of Jordan, 2014 [More info]
We estimated means of 11 million barrels of potential shale-oil and 320 billion cubic feet of shale-gas resources in Silurian shales in this area using a geology-based assessment methodology.
PDF Assessment of potential unconventional Carboniferous-Permian gas resources of the Liaohe Basin eastern uplift, Liaoning Province, China, 2011 [More info]
We estimated a mean of 448 billion cubic feet of potential technically recoverable unconventional natural gas in this area.
PDF Assessment of potential unconventional lacustrine shale-oil and shale-gas resources, Phitsanulok Basin, Thailand, 2014 [More info]
We estimated potential technically recoverable mean resources of 53 million barrels of shale oil and 320 billion cubic feet of shale gas in this area using a geology-based assessment methodology.
PDF Assessment of remaining recoverable oil in selected major oil fields of the Permian Basin, Texas and New Mexico [More info]
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.
PDF Assessment of remaining recoverable oil in selected major oil fields of the San Joaquin Basin, California [More info]
The mean total volume of potential oil reserves that might be added in the nine fields using improved oil-recovery technologies was estimated to be about 6.5 billion barrels of oil.
PDF Assessment of shale-oil resources of the Central Sumatra Basin, Indonesia, 2015 [More info]
We estimated means of 459 million barrels of shale oil, 275 billion cubic feet of associated gas, and 23 million barrels of natural gas liquids in this area using a geology-based assessment methodology.
PDF Assessment of unconventional oil and gas resources in Northeast Mexico, 2014 [More info]
We estimated means of 0.78 billion barrels of unconventional oil, 23.5 trillion cubic feet of unconventional gas, and 0.88 billion barrels of natural gas liquids in this area using a geology-based assessment methodology.
PDF Assessment of unconventional oil and gas resources in the Jurassic Sargelu Formation of Iraq, 2014 [More info]
We estimated means of 1.6 billion barrels of unconventional oil and 0.96 trillion cubic feet of associated gas in this area using a geology-based assessment methodology.
PDF Assessment of unconventional tight-gas resources of the Magallanes Basin Province, Chile, 2015 [More info]
We estimated a technically recoverable mean resource of 8.3 trillion cubic feet of unconventional tight gas in this area using a geology-based assessment methodology.
PDF Assessment of Undiscovered Biogenic Gas Resources, North-Central Montana Province [More info]
We estimated 6,192 billion cubic feet of shallow biogenic (continuous) undiscovered gas in this area using a geology-based assessment methodology.
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