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Assessment of Permian coalbed gas resources of the Karoo Basin Province, South Africa and Lesotho, 2016

Fact Sheet 2016-3103

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DOI:10.3133/fs20163103

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Abstract

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated undiscovered, technically recoverable mean resources of 5.27 trillion cubic feet of coalbed gas in the Karoo Basin Province.

Suggested Citation

Schenk, C.J., Brownfield, M.E., Tennyson, M.E., Klett, T.R., Mercier, T.J., Hawkins, S.J., Gaswirth, S.B., Marra, K.R., Finn, T.M., Le, P.A., and Leathers-Miller, H.M., 2017, Assessment of Permian coalbed gas resources of the Karoo Basin Province, South Africa and Lesotho, 2016: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2016–3103, 2 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20163103.

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

ISSN: 2327-6916 (print)

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Total Petroleum System and Assessment Units
  • Undiscovered Resources Summary
  • References Cited

Additional publication details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Assessment of Permian coalbed gas resources of the Karoo Basin Province, South Africa and Lesotho, 2016
Series title:
Fact Sheet
Series number:
2016-3103
DOI:
10.3133/fs20163103
Year Published:
2017
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Reston, VA
Contributing office(s):
Central Energy Resources Science Center
Description:
2 p.
Country:
Lesotho, South Africa
Other Geospatial:
Karoo Basin Province
Online Only (Y/N):
N