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Assessment of undiscovered continuous oil and gas resources in the Upper Ordovician Point Pleasant Formation and Utica Shale of the Appalachian Basin Province, 2019

October 3, 2019

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated undiscovered, technically recoverable continuous mean resources of 1.8 billion barrels of oil and 117.2 trillion cubic feet of gas in the Upper Ordovician Point Pleasant Formation and Utica Shale of the Appalachian Basin Province.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2019
Title Assessment of undiscovered continuous oil and gas resources in the Upper Ordovician Point Pleasant Formation and Utica Shale of the Appalachian Basin Province, 2019
DOI 10.3133/fs20193044
Authors Catherine B. Enomoto, Michael H. Trippi, Debra K. Higley, Ronald M. Drake, Stephanie B. Gaswirth, Tracey J. Mercier, Michael E. Brownfield, Heidi M. Leathers-Miller, Phuong A. Le, Kristen R. Marra, Marilyn E. Tennyson, Cheryl A. Woodall, Christopher J. Schenk
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Fact Sheet
Series Number 2019-3044
Index ID fs20193044
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Central Energy Resources Science Center