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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Stratigraphic cross sections of the Niobrara Interval of the Upper Cretaceous Cody Shale in the Bighorn Basin, Wyoming and Montana

USGS Publication: Scientific Investigations Map 3422
The Bighorn Basin is one of many structural and sedimentary basins that formed in the Rocky Mountain foreland during the Laramide orogeny. The basin is nearly 180 miles long, 100 miles wide, and encompasses...

Saturday, February 02, 2019

USGS Gulf Coast Petroleum Systems, and National and Global Oil and Gas Assessment Projects - USGS Province 50 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....

Friday, February 01, 2019

Assessment of Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources in the South Florida Basin, 2016

USGS Publication: Fact Sheet 2018-3074
Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated mean undiscovered, technically recoverable resources of 49 million barrels of oil and 18 billion cubic feet of gas in the onshore and State waters part of the South Florida basin...

Friday, February 01, 2019

Assessment of continuous oil and gas resources in the Duvernay Formation, Alberta Basin Province, Canada, 2018

USGS Publication: Fact Sheet 2018-3065
Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated undiscovered, technically recoverable mean resources of 1.3 billion barrels of oil and 22.2 trillion cubic feet of gas in the Duvernay Formation of the Alberta Basin Province, Canada...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Assessment of Continuous Gas Resources in the Montney and Doig Formations, Alberta Basin Province, Canada, 2018

USGS Publication: Fact Sheet 2018-3071
Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated undiscovered, technically recoverable mean resources of 47.6 trillion cubic feet of gas and 2.2 billion barrels...

Monday, January 28, 2019

Late Cretaceous‐Cenozoic Exhumation of the Western Brooks Range, Alaska, Revealed From Apatite and Zircon Fission Track Data

Outside Publication: Tectonics
We report data for 112 apatite and 31 zircon fission track (AFT and ZFT) outcrop sandstone samples along a transect that spans the western Brooks Range. Sampling targeted structures that modify the Middle...

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Assessment of continuous oil and gas resources in the Niobrara interval of the Cody Shale, Wind River Basin Province, Wyoming, 2018

USGS Publication: Fact Sheet 2018-3076
Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated means of 528 million barrels of oil and 2 trillion cubic feet of gas in the Niobrara interval of the Cody Shale in the...

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