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Assessment of potential additions to conventional oil and gas resources in discovered fields of the United States from reserve growth, 2012

August 14, 2012

The U.S. Geological Survey estimated volumes of technically recoverable, conventional petroleum resources that have the potential to be added to reserves from reserve growth in 70 discovered oil and gas accumulations of the United States, excluding Federal offshore areas. The mean estimated volumes are 32 billion barrels of crude oil, 291 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, and 10 billion barrels of natural gas liquids.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2012
Title Assessment of potential additions to conventional oil and gas resources in discovered fields of the United States from reserve growth, 2012
DOI 10.3133/fs20123108
Authors
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Fact Sheet
Series Number 2012-3108
Index ID fs20123108
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Central Energy Resources Science Center