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Assessment of continuous oil and gas resources of Solimões, Amazonas, and Parnaíba Basin Provinces, Brazil, 2016

Fact Sheet 2017-3009

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DOI:10.3133/fs20173009

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Abstract

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated undiscovered, technically recoverable mean continuous resources of 5 billion barrels of oil and 47 trillion cubic feet of gas in the Paleozoic Solimões, Amazonas, and Parnaíba Basin Provinces, Brazil.

 

Suggested Citation

Schenk, C.J., Tennyson, M.E., Klett, T.R., Finn, T.M., Mercier, T.J., Hawkins, S.J., Gaswirth, S.B., Marra, K.R., Brownfield, M.E., Le, P.A., and Leathers-Miller, H.M., 2017, Assessment of continuous oil and gas resources of Solimões, Amazonas, and Parnaíba Basin Provinces, Brazil, 2016: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2017–3009, 2 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20173009.

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

ISSN: 2327-6916 (print)

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Geologic Model for Assessment
  • Undiscovered Resources Summary
  • References Cited

Additional publication details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Assessment of continuous oil and gas resources of Solimões, Amazonas, and Parnaíba Basin Provinces, Brazil, 2016
Series title:
Fact Sheet
Series number:
2017-3009
DOI:
10.3133/fs20173009
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:
Brazil
State:
Amazonas Province, Parnaíba Basin Province, Solimões Province
Online Only (Y/N):
N