Assessment of undiscovered conventional oil and gas resources in the West Korea Bay–North Yellow Sea Basin, North Korea and China, 2017

Fact Sheet 2017-3041
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Abstract

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated mean undiscovered, technically recoverable conventional resources of 1.1 billion barrels of oil and 2.2 trillion cubic feet of gas in the West Korea Bay–North Yellow Sea Basin, North Korea and China.

Suggested Citation

Schenk, C.J., Tennyson, M.E., Mercier, T.J., Hawkins, S.J., Finn, T.M., Gaswirth, S.B., Marra, K.R., Klett, T.R., Le, P.A., Leathers-Miller, H.M., and Woodall, C.A., 2017, Assessment of undiscovered conventional oil and gas resources in the West Korea Bay–North Yellow Sea Basin, North Korea and China, 2017: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2017–3041, 2 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20173041.

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

ISSN: 2327-6916 (print)

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Total Petroleum System and Assessment Unit
  • Undiscovered Resources Summary
  • References Cited

Additional publication details

Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Assessment of undiscovered conventional oil and gas resources in the West Korea Bay–North Yellow Sea Basin, North Korea and China, 2017
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2017-3041
DOI 10.3133/fs20173041
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, North Korea
Other Geospatial North Yellow Sea Basin, West Korea Bay
Online Only (Y/N) N