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Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources in the Spraberry Formation of the Midland Basin, Permian Basin Province, Texas, 2017

Fact Sheet 2017-3029

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https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20173029

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Abstract

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated mean resources of 4.2 billion barrels of oil and 3.1 trillion cubic feet of gas in the Spraberry Formation of the Midland Basin, Permian Basin Province, Texas.

Suggested Citation

Marra, K.R., Gaswirth, S.B., Schenk, C.J., Leathers-Miller, H.M., Klett, T.R., Mercier, T.J., Le, P.A., Tennyson, M.E., Finn, T.M., Hawkins, S.J., and Brownfield, M.E., 2017, Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources in the Spraberry Formation of the Midland Basin, Permian Basin Province, Texas, 2017: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2017–3029, 2 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20173029.

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

ISSN: 2327-6916 (print)

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Geologic Summary
  • 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 undiscovered oil and gas resources in the Spraberry Formation of the Midland Basin, Permian Basin Province, Texas, 2017
Series title:
Fact Sheet
Series number:
2017-3029
DOI:
10.3133/fs20173029
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:
United States
State:
Texas
Other Geospatial:
Spraberry Formation of the Midland Basin
Online Only (Y/N):
N