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Natural Bitumen Resources of the United States

December 7, 2006

Major natural bitumen accumulations in the United States are estimated to contain about 36 billion barrels of measured in-place resource and about 18 billion barrels of speculative in-place resource. Major natural bitumen resources are in Alabama, Alaska, California, Kentucky, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming.

Publication Year 2006
Title Natural Bitumen Resources of the United States
DOI 10.3133/fs20063133
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Fact Sheet
Series Number 2006-3133
Index ID fs20063133
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Energy Resources Program