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Assessment of continuous oil and gas resources in the Lower Saxony Basin of Germany, 2020

January 5, 2023

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated undiscovered, technically recoverable mean resources of 321 million barrels of shale oil and 435 billion cubic feet of shale gas in the Lower Saxony Basin, Germany.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2023
Title Assessment of continuous oil and gas resources in the Lower Saxony Basin of Germany, 2020
DOI 10.3133/fs20223081
Authors Christopher J. Schenk, Tracey J. Mercier, Cheryl A. Woodall, Thomas M. Finn, Kristen R. Marra, Heidi M. Leathers-Miller, Phuong A. Le, Ronald M. Drake, Geoffrey S. Ellis
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Fact Sheet
Series Number 2022-3081
Index ID fs20223081
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Central Energy Resources Science Center

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