Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources of the Taoudeni Basin Province, Mali and Mauritania, 2015

Fact Sheet 2016-3003
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Abstract

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated undiscovered, technically recoverable mean resources of 160 million barrels of conventional oil, 1,880 billion cubic feet of conventional gas, 602 million barrels of shale oil, and 6,395 billion cubic feet of shale gas in the Taoudeni Basin Province in Mali and Mauritania.

Suggested Citation

Brownfield, M.E., Schenk, C.J., Klett, T.R., Tennyson, M.E., Pitman, J.K., Gaswirth, S.B., Le, P.A., Leathers-Miller, H.M., Mercier, T.J., Marra, K.R., and Hawkins, S.J., 2016, Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources of the Taoudeni Basin Province, Mali and Mauritania, 2015: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2016-3003, 2 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/fs20163003.

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

ISSN: 2327-6916 (print)

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Total Petroleum Systems and Assessment Units
  • Undiscovered Resource Summary
  • References

Additional publication details

Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources of the Taoudeni Basin Province, Mali and Mauritania, 2015
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2016-3003
DOI 10.3133/fs20163003
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 Mali, Mauritania
Other Geospatial Taoudeni Basin Province
Online Only (Y/N) N
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N