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Thursday, September 13, 2018

Strike-slip 23 January 2018 MW 7.9 Gulf of Alaska rare intraplate earthquake: Complex rupture of a fracture zone system

Outside Publication: Scientific Reports
Large intraplate earthquakes in oceanic lithosphere are rare and usually related to regions of diffuse deformation within the oceanic plate. The 23 January 2018 MW 7.9 strike-slip Gulf of Alaska earthquake ruptured an oceanic fracture zone system offshore Kodiak Island...

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Assessment of Continuous Gas Resources of the North Caspian Basin Province, Kazakhstan and Russia, 2018

USGS Publication: Fact Sheet 2018-3051
Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated undiscovered, technically recoverable mean resources of 84.5 trillion cubic feet of continuous gas in the North Caspian Basin Province of Kazakhstan and Russia...

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Assessment of Continuous Oil and Gas Resources of the Timan-Pechora Basin Province, Russia, 2018

USGS Publication: Fact Sheet 2018-3050
Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated undiscovered, technically recoverable mean resources of 1.4 billion barrels of oil and 46 trillion cubic feet of gas in the Timan-Pechora Basin Province of Russia...

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Microbial community composition of a hydrocarbon reservoir 40 years after a CO2 enhanced oil recovery flood

Outside Publication: FEMS Microbiology Ecology
Injecting CO2 into depleted oil reservoirs to extract additional crude oil is a common enhanced oil recovery (CO2-EOR) technique. However, little is known about how in situ microbial...

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Geologic Framework for the National Assessment of Carbon Dioxide Storage Resources

Atlantic Coastal Plain and Eastern Mesozoic Rift Basins

USGS Publication: Open-File Report 2012-1024-N

Chapter N: This chapter presents information pertinent to the geologic carbon dioxide (CO2) sequestration potential within saline aquifers located in the Atlantic Coastal Plain and Eastern Mesozoic Rift Basins of the Eastern United States. The Atlantic Coastal Plain is underlain by a Jurassic...


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...

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