Energy Resources Program
Press Releases, Technical Announcements, Publications, Field Reports, and Science Highlights.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Categories: All, Environment Aspects, Geologic CO2 Sequestration, Type: USGS Publication
Thursday, August 13, 2015
USGS Publication: Fact Sheet 2015-3050
Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated undiscovered mean volumes of 14 million barrels of conventional oil, 430 billion cubic feet of conventional gas, 34,028 billion cubic feet of continuous gas, and a mean total of 391 barrels of natural gas liquids...
Categories: All, Oil & Gas, National Oil and Gas Assessments, Regional Studies, Gulf Coast, Type: USGS Publication
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Outside Publication: Energy and Fuels
Mineralogical and geochemical information on reservoir and source rocks is necessary to assess and produce from petroleum systems. The standard methods in the petroleum industry for obtaining these properties are bulk measurements on homogenized, generally crushed, and pulverized rock samples and can take from hours to days to perform.
Categories: All, Oil & Gas, Oil Shale, Type: Outside Publication
USGS Publication: Open-File Report 2015-1138
Located approximately 80 kilometers northwest of Anchorage, Alaska, the Susitna Basin is a complex sedimentary basin whose tectonic history has been poorly understood. Recent interpretation of two-dimensional seismic reflection data integrated with well, aeromagnetic, and gravity data provides new insights into the structural and stratigraphic nature of the basin.
Categories: All, Geochemistry & Geophysics, Seismic Data, Alaska, Type: USGS Publication
Monday, August 03, 2015
USGS Publication: Open-File Report 2015-1091
This is the seventh report produced by the USGS for the Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative (WLCI) to detail annual activities conducted by the USGS for addressing specific management needs identified by WLCI partners.
Categories: All, Regional Studies, Southwestern Wyoming (WLCI), Type: USGS Publication
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