Assessment of undiscovered continuous oil and gas resources in the Heath Formation, central Montana and western North Dakota, 2016

Fact Sheet 2017-3032
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Abstract

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated undiscovered, technically recoverable mean resources of 884 million barrels of oil and 106 billion cubic feet of gas in the North-Central Montana and Williston Basin Provinces of central Montana and western North Dakota.

Suggested Citation

Drake, R.M., II, Schenk, C.J., Klett, T.R., Le, P.A., Leathers-Miller, H.M., Brownfield, M.E., Finn, T.M., Gaswirth, S.B., Marra, K.R., and Tennyson, M.E., 2017, Assessment of undiscovered continuous oil and gas resources in the Heath Formation, central Montana and western North Dakota, 2016: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2017–3032, 2 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20173032.

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

ISSN: 2327-6916 (print)

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Table of Contents

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

Additional publication details

Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Assessment of undiscovered continuous oil and gas resources in the Heath Formation, central Montana and western North Dakota, 2016
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2017-3032
DOI 10.3133/fs20173032
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 Montana, North Dakota
Online Only (Y/N) N