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U.S. Departments of Energy and Interior Partner to Explore Potential for Geologic Carbon Storage

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the U.S. Department of the Interior’s U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy...

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USGS Estimates 306 Billion Cubic Feet of Recoverable Helium in the United States

The natural gas reservoirs of the United States contain an estimated 306 billion cubic feet of recoverable helium, according to a new report from the...

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Geology, Energy & Minerals (GEM) Science Center Quarterly Newsletter - FY2021, Issue 2

Welcome to the second issue of our USGS Geology, Energy & Minerals Science Center (GEMSC or GEM) quarterly newsletter. The GEMSC has had a productive...

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Geology, Energy & Minerals (GEM) Science Center Quarterly Newsletter - FY2021, Issue 1

With this current issue, I am excited to distribute our first USGS Geology, Energy, and Minerals Science Center (GEMSC) quarterly newsletter. We hope...

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USGS Releases A New Assessment Methodology for Carbon Dioxide Enhanced Oil Recovery and Associated Carbon Dioxide Retention

The U.S. Geological Survey has developed a new assessment method to estimate how much oil and gas could be produced by injecting carbon dioxide into...

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USGS Releases Estimate of Conventional Oil and Gas in Alaska Central North Slope

USGS continues its estimates of technically recoverable oil and gas in Alaska's North Slope.

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Making Minerals-How Growing Rocks Can Help Reduce Carbon Emissions

Following an assessment of geologic carbon storage potential in sedimentary rocks, the USGS has published a comprehensive review of potential carbon...

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