Energy Resources Program
Press Releases, Technical Announcements, Publications, Field Reports, and Science Highlights.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Categories: All, Oil & Gas, Oil Shale, Coal, Organic Petrology, Type: Outside Publication
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
USGS Publication: Open-File Report 2016-1037
As part of a cooperative effort among the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the U.S. Department of Energy, and the U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, two grids of two-dimensional multichannel seismic reflection data were acquired in the Gulf of Mexico over lease blocks Green Canyon 955 and Walker Ridge 313 between April 18 and May 3, 2013.
Categories: All, Other Energy, Gas Hydrates, Geochemistry & Geophysics, Seismic Data, Gulf Coast, Type: USGS Publication
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Categories: All, Oil & Gas, Regional Studies, Appalachian Basin, Type: USGS Publication
Friday, April 01, 2016
USGS Publication: Fact Sheet 2016-3003
Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated undiscovered, technically recoverable mean resources of 160 million barrels of conventional oil, 1,880 billion cubic feet of conventional gas, 602 million barrels of shale oil, and 6,395 billion cubic feet of shale gas in the Taoudeni Basin Province in Mali and Mauritania.
Categories: All, Oil & Gas, World Petroleum Assessment, Type: USGS Publication
Friday, March 11, 2016
USGS Publication: Digital Data Series 69-GG
The main objective of the U.S. Geological Survey’s (USGS) National and Global Petroleum Assessment Project is to assess the potential for undiscovered, technically recoverable oil and natural gas resources of the United States and the world. The USGS updated assessments that were completed during the USGS World Petroleum Assessment 2000 and conducted new assessments in areas around the world that were not previously examined...
Categories: All, Oil & Gas, National Oil and Gas Assessments, World Petroleum Assessment, Type: USGS Publication
Categories: All, Oil & Gas, National Oil and Gas Assessments, Regional Studies, Gulf Coast, Type: USGS Publication
Understanding the distribution of coal-bearing geologic units in Antarctica provides information that can be used in sedimentary, geomorphological, paleontological, and climatological studies. This report is a digital compilation of information on Antarctica’s coal-bearing geologic units found in the literature. It is intended to be used in small-scale spatial geographic information system (GIS) investigations and as a visual aid in the discussion of Antarctica’s coal resources or in other coal-based geologic investigations...
Categories: All, Coal, Coal Assessments, Type: USGS Publication
Thursday, March 03, 2016
Categories: All, Oil & Gas, Economics, Environment Aspects, Geologic CO2 Sequestration, Type: USGS Publication
Monday, February 29, 2016
Eight density separates of Permian Highveld (#4) coal were investigated for partitioning of Hg and trace elements. The separates include float fractions obtained in heavy media having densities of 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, and 2.0 g/cm3, and the sink fraction for 2.0 g/cm3...
Categories: All, Coal, Coal Quality, Environment Aspects, Environmental Effects, Type: Outside Publication
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