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Assessment of coalbed gas resources of the Kalahari Basin Province of Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Zambia, Africa, 2016

Fact Sheet 2017-3003

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DOI:10.3133/fs20173003

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Abstract

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated undiscovered, technically recoverable mean resources of 4.5 trillion cubic feet of coalbed gas in the Kalahari Basin Province of Botswana, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, Africa.

Suggested Citation

Brownfield, M.E., Schenk, C.J., Klett, T.R., Tennyson, M.E., Mercier, T.J., Gaswirth, S.B., Marra, K.R., Hawkins, S.J., Finn, T.M., Le, P.A., and Leathers-Miller, H.M., 2017, Assessment of coalbed gas resources of the Kalahari Basin Province of Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Zambia, Africa, 2016: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2017–3003, 2 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20173003.

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 coalbed gas resources of the Kalahari Basin Province of Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Zambia, Africa, 2016
Series title:
Fact Sheet
Series number:
2017-3003
DOI:
10.3133/fs20173003
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:
Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Other Geospatial:
Kalahari Basin
Online Only (Y/N):
N