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Assessment of shale-oil resources of the Sirte Basin Province, Libya, 2019

June 26, 2019

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated undiscovered, technically recoverable mean resources of 23.7 billion barrels of shale oil and 23 trillion cubic feet of associated gas in the onshore part of the Sirte Basin Province of Libya.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2019
Title Assessment of shale-oil resources of the Sirte Basin Province, Libya, 2019
DOI 10.3133/fs20193028
Authors Christopher J. Schenk, Tracey J. Mercier, Cheryl A. Woodall, Phuong A. Le, Janet K. Pitman, Ronald M. Drake, Michael E. Brownfield, Stephanie B. Gaswirth, Thomas M. Finn
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Fact Sheet
Series Number 2019-3028
Index ID fs20193028
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Central Energy Resources Science Center, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program