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In-place oil shale resources underlying Federal lands in the Green River and Washakie Basins, southwestern Wyoming

Fact Sheet 2011-3113

Oil Shale Assessment Project
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Abstract

Using a geologic-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated an in-place oil shale resource of 906 billion barrels under Federal mineral rights, or 62 percent of the total oil shale in place, in the Green River and Washakie Basins, Wyoming. More than 67 percent of the total oil shale in-place resource, or 969 billion barrels, is under Federal surface management.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
In-place oil shale resources underlying Federal lands in the Green River and Washakie Basins, southwestern Wyoming
Series title:
Fact Sheet
Series number:
2011-3113
Year Published:
2011
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Reston, VA
Contributing office(s):
Central Energy Resources Science Center
Description:
2 p.
First page:
1
Last page:
2
Number of Pages:
2
Country:
United States
State:
Wyoming
Other Geospatial:
Green River Basin;Washakie Basin
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