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Published on Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Bossier and Haynesville Formations

U.S. Gulf Coast, 2016

Bossier and Haynesville Formations

Press Release and Publication: Bossier & Haynesville Assessments

 

USGS National and Global Oil and Gas Assessment Project-Gulf Coast Mesozoic Provinces

The Bossier and Haynesville Formations of the onshore and State waters portion of the U.S. Gulf Coast contain estimated means of 4.0 billion barrels of oil, 304.4 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, and 1.9 billion barrels of natural gas liquids, according to updated assessments by the U.S. Geological Survey. These estimates, the largest continuous natural gas assessment USGS has yet conducted, include petroleum in both conventional and continuous accumulations, and consist of undiscovered, technically recoverable resources.

 

USGS News Release (4/13/2017)

 

Fact Sheets:


USGS Fact Sheet 2017–3015 
Assessment of Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources in the Bossier Formation, U.S. Gulf Coast, 2016


USGS Fact Sheet 2017-3016
Assessment of Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources in the Haynesville Formation, U.S. Gulf Coast, 2016 

 

Data Releases:


Paxton, S.T., 2017, USGS National and Global Oil and Gas Assessment Project-Gulf Coast Mesozoic Province, Haynesville Formation Assessment Units: U.S. Geological Survey Data Release.  Available at:  https://dx.doi.org/10.5066/F7DN439P

Paxton, S.T., 2017, USGS National and Global Oil and Gas Assessment Project-Gulf Coast Mesozoic Province, Bossier Formation Assessment Units: U.S. Geological Survey Data Release.  Available at:  https://dx.doi.org/10.5066/F7707ZP0


Project Websites:

National Oil and Gas Assessment & Global Petroleum Assessment

 

 


 



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