Assessment of unconventional tight-gas resources of the Magallanes Basin Province, Chile, 2015

Fact Sheet 2015-3085
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Abstract

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey assessed a technically recoverable mean resource of 8.3 trillion cubic feet of unconventional tight gas in the Zona Glauconitica of the Magallanes Basin Province, Chile.

Suggested Citation

Schenk, C.J., Charpentier, R.R., Pitman, J.K., Tennyson, M.E., Brownfield, M.E., Gaswirth, S.B., Le, P.A., Leathers-Miller, H.M., and Marra, K.R., 2016, Assessment of unconventional tight-gas resources of the Magallanes Basin Province, Chile, 2015: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2015–3085, 2 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/fs20153085.

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

ISSN: 2327-6916 (print)

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Geologic Model for Assessment
  • Unconventional Resource Summary
  • Acknowledgment
  • References

Additional publication details

Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Assessment of unconventional tight-gas resources of the Magallanes Basin Province, Chile, 2015
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2015-3085
DOI 10.3133/fs20153085
Year Published 2016
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Contributing office(s) Central Energy Resources Science Center
Description 2 p.
Time Range Start 2015-01-01
Country Chile
Other Geospatial Magallanes Basin
Online Only (Y/N) N
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N