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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources in the Lower Indus Basin, Pakistan, 2017

USGS Publication: Fact Sheet 2017-3034
Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated mean undiscovered, technically recoverable resources of 164 million barrels of oil and 24.6 trillion cubic feet of gas in the Lower Indus Basin, Pakistan...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

USGS National and Global Oil and Gas Assessment Project - North-Central Montana and Williston Basin Provinces, Heath Formation Assessment Unit Boundaries

USGS Publication: Data Release
The Assessment Unit is the fundamental unit used in the National Assessment Project for the assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources. The Assessment Unit is defined within the context of the higher-level Total Petroleum System...

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Digitized oil and gas pads in the Piceance Basin of Western Colorado in 2005 based on a sample from 2015 data

USGS Publication: Data Release
Digitization of a selection of oil and gas well pad sites in the Piceance region of Western Colorado. A random sample of 146 pad locations from the "Digitized Piceance Oil and Gas Pads of Western Colorado, 2015" were used to identify the locations digitized in this dataset...

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

A Database and Probabilistic Assessment Methodology for Carbon Dioxide-enhanced Oil Recovery and Associated Carbon Dioxide Retention in the United States

Outside Publication: Energy Procedia
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has developed an assessment methodology for estimating the potential incremental technically recoverable oil resources resulting from carbon dioxide-enhanced oil recovery (CO2-EOR) in reservoirs with appropriate depth, pressure, and oil composition...

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Chemical and Isotopic Evidence for CO2 Charge and Migration within Bravo Dome and Potential CO2 Leakage to the Southwest

Outside Publication: Energy Procedia
Gas analyses from northeastern New Mexico, USA indicate that previous interpretations of the location of gas charge into the northeastern portion of Bravo Dome are likely correct, and that there may be multiple migration pathways from the same source for different regions in northeastern New Mexico...

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Assessment of undiscovered continuous gas resources in the Amu Darya Basin Province of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Iran, and Afghanistan, 2017

USGS Publication: Fact Sheet 2017-3058
Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated mean undiscovered, technically recoverable continuous resources of 35.1 trillion cubic feet of gas in the Amu Darya Basin Province of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Iran, and...

Monday, August 07, 2017

Mantle and crustal gases of the Colorado Plateau: Geochemistry, sources, and migration pathways

Outside Publication: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta

The Colorado Plateau hosts several large accumulations of naturally occurring, non-hydrocarbon gases, including CO2, N2, and the noble gases, making it a good field location to study the fluxes of these gases within the crust and to the atmosphere...


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