Energy Resources Program
Press Releases, Technical Announcements, Publications, Field Reports, and Science Highlights.
Monday, February 29, 2016
Eight density separates of Permian Highveld (#4) coal were investigated for partitioning of Hg and trace elements. The separates include float fractions obtained in heavy media having densities of 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, and 2.0 g/cm3, and the sink fraction for 2.0 g/cm3...
Categories: All, Coal, Coal Quality, Environment Aspects, Environmental Effects, Type: Outside Publication
Thursday, February 18, 2016
The USGS has released v2.2 of the National Produced Waters Geochemical Database and Map Viewer. The current version now has 165,960 samples from 32 sources (from single publications to large datasets), and includes more isotopic data, more time-series data, and has greater spatial coverage.
Categories: All, Environment Aspects, Produced Waters, Type: Technical Announcement, Type: Website News
Friday, February 12, 2016
Categories: All, Regional Studies, Alaska, Arctic
Thursday, February 11, 2016
In 2012, the U.S. Geological Survey completed an assessment of undiscovered, technically recoverable oil and gas resources in three source rocks of the Alaska North Slope, including the lower part of the Jurassic to Lower Cretaceous Kingak Shale. In order to identify organic shale potential in the absence...
Categories: All, Oil & Gas, Regional Studies, Alaska, Type: USGS Publication
Tuesday, February 02, 2016
USGS Publication: Fact Sheet 2016-3001
Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey assessed undiscovered, technically recoverable mean resources of 787 billion cubic feet of conventional gas and 1,630 billion cubic feet of unconventional gas in the Thrace Basin, Turkey.
Categories: All, Oil & Gas, World Petroleum Assessment, Type: USGS Publication
Monday, February 01, 2016
Despite being one of the most important oil producing provinces in the United States, information on basinal hydrogeology and fluid flow in the Permian Basin of Texas and New Mexico is lacking. The source and geochemistry of brines from the basin were investigated (Ordovician- to Guadalupian-age reservoirs) by combining...
Categories: All, Environment Aspects, Produced Waters, Type: Outside Publication
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