Energy Resources Program
Press Releases, Technical Announcements, Publications, Field Reports, and Science Highlights.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Press Release & Publication In response to the Department of Interior’s Powering Our Future initiative, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has begun investigating how to assess the impacts of wind energy development on wildlife at a national scale.
Categories: All, Other Energy, Wind, Type: Press Release, Type: Website News
Tuesday, February 04, 2014
USGS Publication: Open-File Report 2012–1024–E
This report identifies and contains geologic descriptions of 14 storage assessment units (SAUs) in Ordovician to Upper Cretaceous sedimentary rocks within the Greater Green River Basin (GGRB) of Wyoming, Colorado, and Utah, and eight SAUs in Ordovician to Upper Cretaceous sedimentary rocks within the Wyoming-Idaho-Utah Thrust Belt (WIUTB). Figures in this report show SAU boundaries and cell maps of well penetrations through sealing units into the top of the storage formations.
Categories: All, Environment Aspects, Geologic CO2 Sequestration, Type: USGS Publication
Monday, February 03, 2014
USGS Publication: Digital Data Series DDS–69–CCScientists with the U.S. Geological Survey have completed the first assessment of the undiscovered, technically recoverable gas hydrate resources beneath the North Slope of Alaska. This assessment indicates the existence of technically recoverable gas hydrate resources—that is, resources that can be discovered, developed, and produced using current technology.
Categories: All, Oil & Gas, National Oil and Gas Assessments, Other Energy, Gas Hydrates, Regional Studies, Alaska, Type: USGS Publication
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