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Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources of the Mississippian Sunbury shale and Devonian–Mississippian Chattanooga shale in the Appalachian Basin Province, 2016

Fact Sheet 2016-3085

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https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20163085

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Abstract

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated mean undiscovered, technically recoverable continuous resources that total 464 million barrels of oil and 4.08 trillion cubic feet of gas in the Lower Mississippian Sunbury Shale and Middle Devonian–Lower Mississippian Chattanooga Shale of the Appalachian Basin Province.

Suggested Citation

Higley, D.K., Rouse, W.A., Enomoto, C.B., Trippi, M.H., Klett, T.R., Mercier, T.J., Brownfield, M.E., Tennyson, M.E., Drake, R.M., II, Finn, T.M., Gianoutsos, N.J., Pearson, O.N., Doolan, Colin, Le, P.A., and Schenk, C.J., Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources of the Mississippian Sunbury shale and Devonian–Mississippian Chattanooga shale in the Appalachian Basin Province, 2016: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2016–3085, 2 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/fs20163085.

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

ISSN: 2327-6916 (print)

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Resource Summary
  • Reference Cited

Additional publication details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources of the Mississippian Sunbury shale and Devonian–Mississippian Chattanooga shale in the Appalachian Basin Province, 2016
Series title:
Fact Sheet
Series number:
2016-3085
DOI:
10.3133/fs20163085
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:
United States
Online Only (Y/N):
N