Assessment of undiscovered conventional oil and gas resources of South America and the Caribbean, 2012

Fact Sheet 2012-3046
World Petroleum Resources Project
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Abstract

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated means of 126 billion barrels of oil and 679 trillion cubic feet of undiscovered natural gas in 31 geologic provinces of South America and the Caribbean.

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Assessment of undiscovered conventional oil and gas resources of South America and the Caribbean, 2012
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2012-3046
DOI 10.3133/fs20123046
Year Published 2012
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Contributing office(s) Central Energy Resources Science Center
Description 3 p.
Other Geospatial South America;Caribbean