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Assessment of tight-gas resources in Canyon sandstones of the Val Verde Basin, Texas, 2016

Fact Sheet 2016-3039

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https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20163039

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Abstract

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey assessed mean resources of 5 trillion cubic feet of gas and 187 million barrels of natural gas liquids in tight-gas assessment units in the Canyon sandstones of the Val Verde Basin, Texas.

Suggested Citation

Schenk, C.J., Tennyson, M.E., Klett, T.R., Mercier, T.J., Brownfield, M.E., Gaswirth, S.B., Hawkins, S.J., Leathers-Miller, H.M., Marra, K.R., Finn, T.M., and Pitman, J.K., 2016, Assessment of tight-gas resources in Canyon sandstones of the Val Verde Basin, Texas, 2016: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2016–3039, 2 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/fs20163039.

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

ISSN: 2327-6916 (print)

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Tight-Gas Resource Summary
  • References Cited

Additional publication details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Assessment of tight-gas resources in Canyon sandstones of the Val Verde Basin, Texas, 2016
Series title:
Fact Sheet
Series number:
2016-3039
DOI:
10.3133/fs20163039
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.
First page:
1
Last page:
2
Country:
United States
State:
Texas
Other Geospatial:
Val Verde Basin
Online Only (Y/N):
N
Additional Online Files (Y/N):
N