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Assessment of potential shale oil and tight sandstone gas resources of the Assam, Bombay, Cauvery, and Krishna-Godavari Provinces, India, 2013

Fact Sheet 2013-3113

World Petroleum Resources Project
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DOI: 10.3133/fs20133113

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Abstract

Using a well performance-based geologic assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated a technically recoverable mean volume of 62 million barrels of oil in shale oil reservoirs, and more than 3,700 billion cubic feet of gas in tight sandstone gas reservoirs in the Bombay and Krishna-Godavari Provinces of India. The term “provinces” refer to geologically defined units assessed by the USGS for the purposes of this report and carries no political or diplomatic connotation. Shale oil and tight sandstone gas reservoirs were evaluated in the Assam and Cauvery Provinces, but these reservoirs were not quantitatively assessed.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Assessment of potential shale oil and tight sandstone gas resources of the Assam, Bombay, Cauvery, and Krishna-Godavari Provinces, India, 2013
Series title:
Fact Sheet
Series number:
2013-3113
DOI:
10.3133/fs20133113
Year Published:
2014
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Reston, VA
Contributing office(s):
Central Energy Resources Science Center
Description:
4 p.
Country:
India
State:
Assam
City:
Bombay
Other Geospatial:
Cauvery River;Krishna-godavari Basin
Additional Online Files(Y/N):
Y