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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 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 continuous gas resources of the Ordos Basin Province, China, 2015 [More info]
We estimated mean resources of 28 trillion cubic feet of tight gas and 5.6 trillion cubic feet of coalbed gas in this area using a geology-based assessment methodology.
PDF Assessment of undiscovered continuous oil and gas resources in the Monterey Formation, San Joaquin Basin Province, California, 2015 [More info]
We estimated mean volumes of 21 million barrels of oil, 27 billion cubic feet of gas, and 1 million barrels of natural gas liquids in this area using a geology-based assessment methodology.
PDF Assessment of undiscovered conventional and continuous oil and gas resources of the Baltic Depression Province, 2014 [More info]
We estimated mean volumes of undiscovered, technically recoverable resources of 282 million barrels of conventional oil, 576 billion cubic feet of conventional gas, 1.3 billion barrels of continuous oil, and 4.6 trillion cubic feet of shale gas here.
PDF Assessment of undiscovered conventional oil and gas resources of Bonaparte Basin, Browse Basin, Northwest Shelf, and Gippsland Basin Provinces, Australia, 2011 [More info]
We estimated means of 4.7 billion barrels of undiscovered oil and 227 trillion cubic feet of undiscovered natural gas in three major offshore petroleum basins using a geology-based assessment methodology.
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