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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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https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20173032

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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