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Published on Monday, April 29, 2013
Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the USGS estimated mean undiscovered volumes of 7.4 billion barrels of oil, 6.7 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, and 0.53 billion barrels of natural gas liquids in the Bakken and Three Forks Formations in the Williston Basin Province of Montana, North Dakota, and South Dakota.
DOI Press Release (4/30/2013)
USGS Feature Story (4/30/2013)
Fact Sheet 2013-3013
FAQs about the Bakken Formation.
Open-File Report 2013–1094
Digital Data Series 69–W: Assessment of Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources of the Williston Basin Province of North Dakota, Montana, and South Dakota, 2010
Project Website: National Oil and Gas Assessment
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Categories: All, Oil & Gas, National Oil and Gas Assessments, Type: Press Release, Type: USGS Publication
Tags: Bakken, Marcellus Shale
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