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Assessment of Permian coalbed gas resources of the Karoo Basin Province, South Africa and Lesotho, 2016

February 21, 2017

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated undiscovered, technically recoverable mean resources of 5.27 trillion cubic feet of coalbed gas in the Karoo Basin Province.