Energy Resources Program
Press Releases, Technical Announcements, Publications, Field Reports, and Science Highlights.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Scientists, resource managers, and industry have new natural gas standards available, courtesy of the U.S. Geological Survey. These reference gases are the replacement for the prior standards maintained by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Categories: All, Oil & Gas, Geochemistry & Geophysics, Geochemistry Laboratories, Type: Technical Announcement
Monday, December 12, 2016
Categories: All, Oil & Gas, Environment Aspects, Produced Waters, Type: Outside Publication
Categories: All, Oil & Gas, World Petroleum Assessment, Type: USGS Publication
Thursday, December 01, 2016
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Press Release & Publication
This is the largest estimate of continuous oil that USGS has ever assessed in the United States. Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey assessed technically recoverable mean resources of 20 billion barrels of oil and 16 trillion cubic feet of gas in the Wolfcamp shale in the Midland Basin part of the Permian Basin Province, Texas.
Categories: All, Oil & Gas, National Oil and Gas Assessments, Type: Press Release, Type: USGS Publication
Monday, November 14, 2016
Wednesday, November 09, 2016
Categories: All, Oil & Gas, National Oil and Gas Assessments, Oil Shale, Regional Studies, Appalachian Basin, Type: USGS Publication
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