Assessment of potential shale gas and shale oil resources of the Norte Basin, Uruguay, 2011

Fact Sheet 2011-3100
World Petroleum Resources Project
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Abstract

Using a performance-based geological assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated mean volumes of 13.4 trillion cubic feet of potential technically recoverable shale gas and 0.5 billion barrels of technically recoverable shale oil resources in the Norte Basin of Uruguay.

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Assessment of potential shale gas and shale oil resources of the Norte Basin, Uruguay, 2011
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2011-3100
DOI 10.3133/fs20113100
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.
Country Uruguay
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