Assessment of undiscovered continuous oil and shale-gas resources in the Bazhenov Formation of the West Siberian Basin Province, Russia, 2016

Fact Sheet 2016-3083
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Abstract

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated mean continuous resources of 12 billion barrels of oil and 75 trillion cubic feet of gas in the Bazhenov Formation of the West Siberian Basin Province, Russia.

Suggested Citation

Klett, T.R., Schenk, C.J., Brownfield, M.E., Leathers-Miller, H.M., Mercier, T.J., Pitman, J.K., and Tennyson, M.E., 2016, Assessment of undiscovered continuous oil and shale-gas resources in the Bazhenov Formation of the West Siberian Basin Province, Russia, 2016: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2016–3083, 2 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/fs20163083.

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

ISSN: 2327-6916 (print)

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Geologic Model
  • Resource Summary
  • References Cited

Additional publication details

Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Assessment of undiscovered continuous oil and shale-gas resources in the Bazhenov Formation of the West Siberian Basin Province, Russia, 2016
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2016-3083
DOI 10.3133/fs20163083
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 Russia
Other Geospatial Bazhenov Formation of the West Siberian Basin Province
Online Only (Y/N) N