energySIM: An R Package

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Petroleum resource assessments provide statistical insight into the scale and spatial occurrence of oil and gas accumulations. Similarly, environmental or ecological assessments provide insight into the extent and patterns of ecological resources associated with ecosystems in a region. energySim is an implementation of an approach to link subsurface petroleum resources with ecological resources found at the land surface. The approach relies on Monte-Carlo simulation to estimate the potential impacts of oil and gas development by using assessments of continuous petroleum resources, along with quantitative relationships between petroleum development and changes in environmental or social measures.