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Assessment of Paleozoic shale gas resources in the Sichuan Basin of China, 2015

October 14, 2015

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated a mean of 23.9 trillion cubic feet of technically recoverable shale gas resources in Paleozoic formations in the Sichuan Basin of China.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2015
Title Assessment of Paleozoic shale gas resources in the Sichuan Basin of China, 2015
DOI 10.3133/fs20153053
Authors Christopher J. Potter, Christopher J. Schenk, Ronald R. Charpentier, Stephanie B. Gaswirth, Timothy R. Klett, Heidi M. Leathers, Michael E. Brownfield, Tracey J. Mercier, Marilyn E. Tennyson, Janet K. Pitman
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Fact Sheet
Series Number 2015-3053
Index ID fs20153053
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Central Energy Resources Science Center