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Assessment of Permian tight oil and gas resources in the Junggar basin of China, 2016

Fact Sheet 2017-3021

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DOI:10.3133/fs20173021

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Abstract

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated undiscovered, technically recoverable mean resources of 764 million barrels of oil and 3.5 trillion cubic feet of gas in tight reservoirs in the Permian Lucaogou Formation in the Junggar basin of northwestern China.

Suggested Citation

Potter, C.J., Schenk, C.J., Tennyson, M.E., Klett, T.R., Gaswirth, S.B., Leathers-Miller, H.M., Finn, T.M., Brownfield, M.E., Pitman, J.K., Mercier, T.J., Le, P.A., and Drake, R.M, II, 2017, Assessment of Permian tight oil and gas resources in the Junggar basin of China, 2016: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2017–3021, 2 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20173021.

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

ISSN: 2327-6916 (print)

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Undiscovered Resources Summary
  • References Cited

Additional publication details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Assessment of Permian tight oil and gas resources in the Junggar basin of China, 2016
Series title:
Fact Sheet
Series number:
2017-3021
DOI:
10.3133/fs20173021
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:
China
Other Geospatial:
Junngar Basin
Online Only (Y/N):
N