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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

U.S. Geological Survey Input-Data Forms for the Assessment of the Spraberry Formation of the Midland Basin, Permian Basin Province, Texas, 2017

USGS Publication: Open-File Report 2017-1117

In 2017, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) completed an updated assessment of undiscovered, technically recoverable oil and gas resources in the Spraberry Formation of the Midland Basin (Permian Basin Province) in southwestern Texas (Marra and others, 2017). The Spraberry Formation was assessed using both the standard continuous (unconventional) and conventional...


Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Assessment of Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources in the Ventura Basin Province, California, 2016

USGS Publication: Fact Sheet 2017-3050
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) completed a geology-based assessment of undiscovered, technically recoverable conventional and continuous oil and gas resources in the part of the Ventura Basin Province that lies onshore or within State waters (within 3 miles of the shoreline) of California (fig. 1)...

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Geologic Assessment of Undiscovered Conventional Oil and Gas Resources in the Lower Paleogene Midway and Wilcox Groups, and the Carrizo Sand of the Claiborne Group, of the Northern Gulf Coast Region

USGS Publication: Open-File Report 2017-1111
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) recently conducted an assessment of the undiscovered, technically recoverable oil and gas potential of Tertiary strata underlying the onshore areas and State waters of the northern Gulf of Mexico coastal region...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

USGS National and Global Oil and Gas Assessment Project - North-Central Montana and Williston Basin Provinces, Heath Formation Assessment Unit Boundaries

USGS Publication: Data Release
The Assessment Unit is the fundamental unit used in the National Assessment Project for the assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources. The Assessment Unit is defined within the context of the higher-level Total Petroleum System...

Monday, June 26, 2017

Assessment of water and proppant quantities associated with petroleum production from the Bakken and Three Forks Formations, Williston Basin Province, Montana and North Dakota, 2016

USGS Publication: Fact Sheet 2017-3044
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has completed an assessment of water and proppant requirements and water production associated with the possible future production of undiscovered oil and gas resources in the Three Forks and Bakken Formations (Late Devonian to Early Mississippian) of the Williston Basin Province in Montana and North Dakota...

Friday, June 23, 2017

The Domestic Portion of the USGS National and Global Assessment Project Website Has a New Look!

The USGS National and Global Assessment Project website serving domestic petroleum resource assessments has a new look!  The overall appearance will be familiar to current users, but the upgrade includes several enhancements and new features and provides a framework for us to adapt quickly to future user needs.  Continue reading for specific enhancements.

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Assessment of undiscovered continuous oil and gas resources in the Heath Formation, central Montana and western North Dakota, 2016

USGS Publication: Fact Sheet 2017-3032
Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated undiscovered, technically recoverable mean resources of 884 million barrels of oil and 106 billion cubic feet of gas in the North-Central Montana and Williston Basin Provinces of central Montana and western North Dakota...

Monday, May 15, 2017

Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources in the Spraberry Formation of the Midland Basin, Permian Basin Province, Texas, 2017

USGS Publication: Fact Sheet 2017-3029
Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated mean resources of 4.2 billion barrels of oil and 3.1 trillion cubic feet of gas in the Spraberry Formation of the Midland Basin, Permian Basin Province, Texas...

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Bossier and Haynesville Formations

U.S. Gulf Coast, 2016

Press Release & Publication 
USGS Estimates 304 Trillion Cubic Feet of Natural Gas in the Bossier and Haynesville Formations of the U.S. Gulf Coast


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