Energy Resources Program
Press Releases, Technical Announcements, Publications, Field Reports, and Science Highlights.
Thursday, July 12, 2018
A comparative analysis of distance methods, kriging and stochastic simulation is conducted for evaluating their capabilities for predicting fluctuations in uncertainty due to changes in spatially correlated samples. It is concluded that distance methods lack the most basic capabilities to assess reliability despite...
Categories: All, Type: Outside Publication
Monday, July 09, 2018
Categories: All, Oil & Gas, National Oil and Gas Assessments, Regional Studies, Gulf Coast, Type: USGS Publication
Categories: All, Oil & Gas, World Petroleum Assessment, Type: USGS Publication
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
The application of horizontal and hydraulically fractured wells for producing oil from low permeability formations has changed the face of the North American oil industry. One feature of the production profile of many such wells is a transition from transient linear oil flow...
Categories: All, Oil & Gas, Economics, Hydraulic Fracturing, Type: Outside Publication
Friday, June 22, 2018
Press Release & Publication
The USGS Estimates 8.5 Billion Barrels of Oil in Texas’ Eagle Ford Group.
USGS also estimates 66 trillion cubic feet of natural gas and 1.9 billion barrels of natural gas liquids in the formation
Categories: All, Oil & Gas, National Oil and Gas Assessments
Friday, June 01, 2018
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Friday, May 25, 2018
Categories: All, Oil & Gas, National Oil and Gas Assessments, Regional Studies, Alaska, Type: USGS Publication
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