Energy Resources Program

Regional Studies

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Date published: November 29, 2018
Status: Active

Gulf Coast Petroleum Systems Project - Research

This site highlights the research on the processes that impact the formation, accumulation, occurrence, and alteration of hydrocarbon energy resources of the Gulf Coast of Mexico. The project also conducts assessments of undiscovered, technically recoverable hydrocarbon resources. The Gulf Coast Petroleum Systems Project focuses on the onshore and State waters portion of the Gulf Coast basin,...

Date published: November 29, 2018
Status: Active

Wyoming Thrust Belt Oil and Gas Assessments

The U.S. Geological Survey completed the following assessments of undiscovered oil and gas resources of the Wyoming Thrust Belt Province 5036 in Wyoming, Idaho, and Utah.

    Date published: November 1, 2018
    Status: Active

    Permian Basin Oil and Gas Assessments

    The USGS has conducted several assessments of undiscovered oil and gas in formations in the Permian Basin of western Texas.  This inlcudes the following.

    Date published: August 28, 2018
    Status: Active

    Alaska Petroleum Systems

    The Alaska Petroleum Systems project has three main objectives:

    (A) conduct research that increases our understanding of Alaska petroleum systems,
    (B) conduct assessments of undiscovered oil and gas resources, and
    (C) deliver energy-resource information to land and resource managers, policy makers, and the public.

    Date published: August 9, 2018
    Status: Active

    Gulf Coast Petroleum Systems Project - Assessments

    This site highlights the assessments of the Gulf Coast Petroleum Systems Project.   Scientifically robust assessments of undiscovered, technically recoverable hydrocarbon resources are published in a variety of USGS publications.  This project also conducts research on the processes that impact the formation, accumulation, occurrence and alteration of hydrocarbon energy resources. The Gulf...

    Date published: July 19, 2018
    Status: Active

    Appalachian Basin Oil and Gas Assessments

    The USGS has conducted numerous assessments of undiscovered oil and gas in the Appalachian Basin, including studies of the Marcellus Shale. The region extends from Alabama to Maine. The following is an overview of the assessments.