Energy Resources Program Home

Page Last Modified: Tuesday, June 09, 2015

 

Energy NewsroomEnergy News and Current Publications

Press Releases, Technical Announcements, Publications, Field Reports, and Science Highlights.

 
 

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Assessment of Undiscovered Conventional Oil Resources of the East Gobi, Nyalga, Tamtsag-Hailar, Erlian, and Yingen Basins of Mongolia and China, 2018

USGS Publication: Fact Sheet 2018-3041
Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated undiscovered, technically recoverable mean conventional resources of 187 million barrels of oil and 85 billion...

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Assessment of Undiscovered Continuous Oil Resources of the East Gobi, Nyalga, Tamtsag-Hailar, Erlian, and Yingen Basins of Mongolia and China, 2018

USGS Publication: Fact Sheet 2018-3040
Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated undiscovered, technically recoverable mean continuous resources of 1.1 billion barrels of oil and 674 billion cubic feet...

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Geospatial data for coal beds in the Little Snake River coal field and Red Desert area, Greater Green River Basin, Wyoming

USGS Publication: Data Release
The data release encapsulates geospatial data in support of the regional scale study, Coal Geology and Assessment of Coal Resources and Reserves in the Little Snake River coal field and Red Desert assessment area, Greater Green River Basin, Wyoming...

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Coal drill hole database for the Little Snake River coal field and Red Desert area, Wyoming

USGS Publication: Data Release
The U.S. Geological Survey conducted an assessment of coal resources and reserves in the Little Snake River coal field and Red Desert area of the Greater Green River Basin in Southwest Wyoming...

Monday, August 13, 2018

On the petrographic distinction of bituminite from solid bitumen in immature to early mature source rocks

Outside Publication: International Journal of Coal Geology
The oil-prone maceral bituminite (and its equivalents: ‘amorphous organic matter’, ‘sapropelinite’, ‘amorphinite’, etc.) converts to petroleum during thermal maturation of source rocks, resulting in formation of a mobile saturate-rich hydrocarbon and a polar-rich residue of solid...

Thursday, August 09, 2018

Assessment of Undiscovered Continuous Oil and Gas Resources in the Upper Cretaceous Tuscaloosa Marine Shale of the U.S. Gulf Coast, 2018

USGS Publication: Fact Sheet 2018-3043
Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey assessed mean undiscovered, technically recoverable continuous resources of 1.5 billion barrels of oil and 4.6 trillion cubic feet of gas in the Upper Cretaceous Tuscaloosa marine shale in onshore and State waters of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida in the U.S. Gulf...

Monday, August 06, 2018

Sunbury and Chattanooga Shales Assessment Unit Boundaries and Assessment Input Forms

USGS Publication: Data Release
The Assessment Unit is the fundamental unit used in the National Assessment Project for the assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources. The Assessment Unit is defined within the context of the higher-level Total Petroleum System. The Assessment Unit is...

Subscribe to Our Newsletter Subscribe

ToolBox

Publications Database
Publications & Advanced Search
A searchable database of thousands of published sources, dating back several decades
 
USGS Energy Data Finder
Find Data
USGS Energy Data Finder:  Download GIS and tabular data, databases, geospatial web services (ArcGIS, WMS, KML)
 
EnergyVision
EnergyVision
A single map viewer portal incorporating a range of maps, data and services
 
National Coal Resources Data System
National Coal Resources Data System
USGS coal resources databases of national scope
 
[+]  ALL TOOLS

 

BROWSE BY REGION
 

Popular Topics

Multimedia Library

Multimedia Gallery

Stay Connected