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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Assessment of undiscovered conventional oil and gas resources in the Wyoming Thrust Belt Province, Wyoming, Idaho, and Utah, 2017

USGS Publication: Fact Sheet 2017-3091
Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated mean undiscovered, technically recoverable resources of 26 million barrels of oil and 700 billion cubic feet of gas in the Wyoming Thrust Belt Province, Wyoming, Idaho, and Utah...

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Assessment of Undiscovered Continuous Oil and Gas Resources in the Hanoi Trough, Vietnam, 2017

USGS Publication: Fact Sheet 2017-3086
Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated mean undiscovered, technically recoverable continuous resources of 52 million barrels of oil and 591 billion cubic feet of gas in the Hanoi Trough of Vietnam...

Monday, February 12, 2018

Assessment of Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources in the North-Central Montana Province, 2017

USGS Publication: Fact Sheet 2017-3092
Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated mean undiscovered, technically recoverable resources of 55 million barrels of oil and 846 billion cubic feet of gas in the North-Central Montana Province...

Thursday, February 08, 2018

Assessment of Undiscovered Continuous Oil and Gas Resources in the Bohaiwan Basin Province, China, 2017

USGS Publication: Fact Sheet 2017-3082
Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated mean undiscovered, technically recoverable continuous resources of 2.0 billion barrels of oil and 20.3 trillion cubic feet of gas in the Bohaiwan Basin Province, China...

Monday, January 29, 2018

Geology and Assessment of Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources of the Jan Mayen Microcontinent Province, 2008

USGS Publication: Professional Paper 1824-L
The Jan Mayen Microcontinent encompasses a rectangular, mostly submarine fragment of continental crust that lies north of Iceland in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean. These continental rocks were rifted away from the eastern margin of Greenland...

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Gas hydrate in nature

USGS Publication: Fact Sheet 2017-3080
Gas hydrate is a naturally occurring, ice-like substance that forms when water and gas combine under high pressure and at moderate temperatures. Methane is the most common gas present in gas hydrate, although other gases may also be included in hydrate structures, particularly in...

Thursday, January 18, 2018

The U.S. Geological Survey's Gas Hydrates Project

USGS Publication: Fact Sheet 2017-3079
The Gas Hydrates Project at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) focuses on the study of methane hydrates in natural environments. The project is a collaboration between the USGS Energy Resources and the USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Programs and works closely with other...

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