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Conventional Resources

USGS Reports

U.S. Geological Survey Assessment Concepts for Conventional Petroleum Accumulations
By James W. Schmoker and T.R. Klett

U.S. Geological Survey Input-Data Form and Operational Procedure for the Assessment of Conventional Petroleum Accumulations
By T.R. Klett, James W. Schmoker, and Ronald R. Charpentier

A Monte Carlo Simulation Method for the Assessment of Undiscovered, Conventional Oil and Gas
By Ronald R. Charpentier and T.R. Klett

 

Peer Review

American Association of Petroleum Geologists Committee on Resource Evaluation (CORE) Subcomittee to review the World Assessment Methodology used by the USGS

 

Continuous Resources

USGS Reports

U.S. Geological Survey Assessment Concepts for Continuous Petroleum Accumulations
By James W. Schmoker

U.S. Geological Survey Input-Data Form and Operational Procedure for the Assessment Of Continuous Petroleum Accumulations, 2002
By T.R. Klett and James W. Schmoker

Analytic Resource Assessment Method for Continuous Petroleum Accumulations—The ACCESS Assessment Method
By Robert A. Crovelli

FORSPAN Model Users Guide
By T.R. Klett, and Ronald R. Charpentier

 

Analytic Resource Assessment Method for Continuous Petroleum Accumulations—The ACCESS Assessment Method
By Robert A. Crovelli

 

 

Methodology Revisions

Improved USGS methodology for assessing continuous petroleum resources.
Charpentier, R.R., and Cook, T.A.

Applying Probabilistic Well-Performance Parameters to Assessments of Shale-Gas Resources
By Ronald R. Charpentier and Troy Cook

Assembling Probabilistic Performance Parameters of Shale-Gas Wells
By Cook, Troy, and Charpentier, R.R.

USGS Methodology for Assessing Continuous Petroleum Resources
By Ronald R. Charpentier and Troy Cook

New U.S. Geological Survey Method for the Assessment of Reserve Growth
By Timothy R. Klett, Emil D. Attanasi, Ronald R. Charpentier, Troy A. Cook, Philip A. Freeman, Donald L. Gautier, Phuong A. Le, Robert T. Ryder, Christopher J. Schenk, Marilyn E. Tennyson, and Mahendra K. Verma (Reserve Growth Assessment Team)

 

Additional Resources

Procedures For Allocation and Aggregation of Resources from the USGS World Petroleum Assessment 2000, DDS-60 (Chapter AA)
By Ronald R. Charpentier, T. R. Klett, and James W. Schmoker

Glossary of World Petroleum Assessment 2000
By T. R. Klett, James W. Schmoker, Ronald R. Charpentier, Thomas S. Ahlbrandt, and Gregory F. Ulmishek

Database for Assessment Unit-Scale Analogs (Exclusive of the United States)
By Charpentier, R.R., Klett, T.R., and Attanasi, E.D.

Engineering and Economics of the USGS Circum-Arctic Oil and Gas Resource Appraisal (CARA) Project
By Mahendra K. Verma, Loring P. (Red) White, and Donald L. Gautier

 

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