Assessment of undiscovered continuous gas resources of the Ordos Basin Province, China, 2015

Fact Sheet 2015-3087
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Abstract

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated mean resources of 28 trillion cubic feet of tight gas and 5.6 trillion cubic feet of coalbed gas in upper Paleozoic rocks in the Ordos Basin Province, China.

Suggested Citation

Charpentier, R.R., Klett, T.R., Schenk, C.J., Brownfield, M.E., Gaswirth, S.B., Le, P.A., Leathers-Miller, H.M., Marra, K.R., and Mercier, T.J., 2016, Assessment of undiscovered continuous gas resources of the Ordos Basin Province, China, 2015: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2015–3087, 2 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/fs20153087.

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

ISSN: 2327-6916 (print)

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Resource Summary
  • References Cited

Additional publication details

Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Assessment of undiscovered continuous gas resources of the Ordos Basin Province, China, 2015
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2015-3087
DOI 10.3133/fs20153087
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.
Country China
Other Geospatial Ordos Basin Province
Online Only (Y/N) N
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N