Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated means of 5.8 billion barrels of oil and 115 trillion cubic feet of undiscovered natural gas in five geologic provinces in the areas of Papua New Guinea, eastern Indonesia, and East Timor.
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Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources of Papua-New Guinea, Eastern Indonesia, and East Timor, 2011
U.S. Geological Survey
Central Energy Resources Science Center
Papua New Guinea;Indonesia;East Timor
Banda Arc;Bintuniâ€”Sulawati;Arafura Basinâ€”Irian Jaya;New Guinea Foreland Basin-fold Belt;Papuan Basin-shelf Platform