Natural resources that are used for heat and power generation, including oil, natural gas, coal, and geothermal energy.
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, 1002 Area, petroleum assessment, 1998, including economic analysis [ More info] Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) 1002 area's petroleum resource assessment. Text available in PDF and HTML formats.
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.
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.
Boiling water at Hot Creek - The dangerous and dynamic thermal springs in California's Long Valley Caldera [ More info] Explains how these hot surface waters form, why their temperature changes often, and provides safety guidance for visiting this area.
Circum-Arctic Resource Appraisal: Estimates of Undiscovered Oil and Gas North of the Arctic Circle [ More info] 90 billion barrels of oil, 1,669 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, and 44 billion barrels of natural gas liquids may remain to be found in the Arctic, of which approximately 84 percent is expected to occur in offshore areas.
Coal database for Cook Inlet and North Slope, Alaska [ More info] Published and nonconfidential unpublished coal data from wells in Alaska. Includes well locations, depth and thickness of coal in well, formation type and name, and business administrative information such as permit numbers.
Coal on federal lands [ More info] Information on coal on federally owned public lands with links to database and maps for federal coal ownership of the United States, Rocky Mountains and Great Plains, and Colorado Plateau.
Coal Resource Classification System of the U.S. Bureau of Mines and U.S. Geological Survey [ More info] A report published jointly by the U.S. Bureau of Mines and U.S. Geological Survey giving definitions of coal resource classification terms.
Coal Resource Classification System of the U.S. Geological Survey [ More info] The classification system by which coal is classified into resource/reserve base/reserve categories on the basis of the geologic assurance of the existence of those categories and on the economic feasibility of their recovery.
Coal-bed methane: potential and concerns [ More info] Fact sheet in PDF format on occurrence and recoverability of coalbed methane in the U.S. and related environmental concerns.
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