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Published on Tuesday, November 15, 2016
This is the largest estimate of continuous oil that USGS has ever assessed in the United States.
Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey assessed technically recoverable mean resources of 20 billion barrels of oil and 16 trillion cubic feet of gas in the Wolfcamp shale in the Midland Basin part of the Permian Basin Province, Texas.
National Oil and Gas Assessment & Global Petroleum Assessment
Categories: All, Oil & Gas, National Oil and Gas Assessments, Type: Press Release, Type: USGS Publication
Tags: National Oil & Gas Assessment, Shale Oil, Texas, Permian Basin
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