Assessment of continuous oil and gas resources of the Cooper Basin, Australia, 2016

Fact Sheet 2016-3050
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Abstract

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated mean continuous resources of 482 million barrels of oil and 29.8 trillion cubic feet of gas in the Cooper Basin of Australia.

Suggested Citation

Schenk, C.J., Tennyson, M.E., Mercier, T.J., Klett, T.R., Finn, T.M., Le, P.A., Brownfield, M.E., Gaswirth, S.B., Marra, K.R., Hawkins, S.J., and Leathers-Miller, H.M., 2016, Assessment of continuous oil and gas resources of the Cooper Basin, Australia, 2016: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2016–3050, 2 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/fs20163050.

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

ISSN: 2327-6916 (print)

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Geologic Models for Assessment
  • Continuous Resource Summary
  • Acknowledgments
  • References Cited

Additional publication details

Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Assessment of continuous oil and gas resources of the Cooper Basin, Australia, 2016
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2016-3050
DOI 10.3133/fs20163050
Year Published 2016
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Contributing office(s) Central Energy Resources Science Center
Description Report: 2 p.
Country Australia
State Queensland
Other Geospatial Cooper Basin
Online Only (Y/N) N
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N