Energy Resources Program
Press Releases, Technical Announcements, Publications, Field Reports, and Science Highlights.
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Publication: Scientific Investigations Report 2011–5083This study provides a method for and quantification of first-order approximations for the time scale of supercritical carbon dioxide lateral migration over a one-kilometer distance through a representative volume of rock. These calculations provide a quantified foundation for estimating injectivity and geologic storage of carbon dioxide.
Categories: All, Environment Aspects, Geologic CO2 Sequestration, Type: USGS Publication
Monday, July 04, 2011
USGS Publication: Fact Sheet 2011–3046Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated means of 957 million barrels of undiscovered oil, 3.6 trillion cubic feet of undiscovered natural gas, and 363 million barrels of undiscovered natural gas liquids in the Austin Chalk and Tokio and Eutaw Formations in onshore lands and State waters of the Gulf Coast.
Categories: All, Oil & Gas, National Oil and Gas Assessments, Regional Studies, Gulf Coast, Type: USGS Publication
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