An estimate of undiscovered conventional oil and gas resources of the world, 2012

Fact Sheet 2012-3042
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Abstract

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated means of 565 billion barrels of conventional oil and 5,606 trillion cubic feet of undiscovered conventional natural gas in 171 priority geologic provinces of the world, exclusive of the United States.

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title An estimate of undiscovered conventional oil and gas resources of the world, 2012
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2012-3042
DOI 10.3133/fs20123042
Edition Supersedes FS 062-03
Year Published 2012
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Contributing office(s) Central Energy Resources Science Center
Description 6 p.