Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources in the Uteland Butte Member of the Eocene Green River Formation, Uinta Basin, Utah

Fact Sheet 2015-3052
Prepared in cooperation with the National and Global Petroleum Assessment
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Abstract

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated mean undiscovered resources of 214 million barrels of oil, 329 billion cubic feet of associated/dissolved natural gas, and 14 million barrels of natural gas liquids in the informal Uteland Butte member of the Green River Formation, Uinta Basin, Utah.

Suggested Citation

Johnson, R.C., Birdwell, J.E., Mercier, T.J., Brownfield, M.E., Charpentier, R.R., Klett, T.R., Leathers, H.M., Schenk, C.J., and Tennyson, M.E., 2015, Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources in the Uteland Butte Member of the Eocene Green River Formation, Uinta Basin, Utah: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2015–3052, 2 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/fs20153052.

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Assessment Units
  • Resource Summary
  • References Cited

Additional publication details

Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources in the Uteland Butte Member of the Eocene Green River Formation, Uinta Basin, Utah
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2015-3052
DOI 10.3133/fs20153052
Year Published 2015
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Contributing office(s) Central Energy Resources Science Center
Description 2 p.
Country United States
State Colorado, Utah, Wyoming
Other Geospatial Uinta Basin
Online Only (Y/N) Y
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N