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Assessment of continuous oil and gas resources in Lower Silurian Shales of the Arabian Peninsula, 2019

April 15, 2020

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated undiscovered, technically recoverable mean resources of 4.6 billion barrels of oil and 561 trillion cubic feet of gas in the Lower Silurian Shale Total Petroleum System of the Arabian Peninsula.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2020
Title Assessment of continuous oil and gas resources in Lower Silurian Shales of the Arabian Peninsula, 2019
DOI 10.3133/fs20193070
Authors Christopher J. Schenk, Tracey J. Mercier, Cheryl A. Woodall, Marilyn E. Tennyson, Thomas M. Finn, Michael E. Brownfield, Kristen R. Marra, Phuong A. Le, Ronald M. Drake, Scott A. Kinney
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Fact Sheet
Series Number 2019-3070
Index ID fs20193070
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Central Energy Resources Science Center