Assessment of undiscovered conventional oil and gas resources in the Wyoming Thrust Belt Province, Wyoming, Idaho, and Utah, 2017

Fact Sheet 2017-3091
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Abstract

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated mean undiscovered, technically recoverable resources of 26 million barrels of oil and 700 billion cubic feet of gas in the Wyoming Thrust Belt Province, Wyoming, Idaho, and Utah.

Suggested Citation

Schenk, C.J., Mercier, T.J., Tennyson, M.E., Woodall, C.A., Brownfield, M.E., Le, P.A., Klett, T.R., Gaswirth, S.B., Finn, T.M., Marra, K.R., and Leathers-Miller, H.M., 2018, Assessment of undiscovered conventional oil and gas resources in the Wyoming Thrust Belt Province, Wyoming, Idaho, and Utah, 2017: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2017–3091, 2 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20173091.

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

ISSN: 2327-6916 (print)

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Total Petroleum System and Assessment Unit
  • Geologic Model for Assessment
  • 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 Wyoming Thrust Belt Province, Wyoming, Idaho, and Utah, 2017
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2017-3091
DOI 10.3133/fs20173091
Year Published 2018
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 Idaho, Utah, Wyoming
Other Geospatial Wyoming Thrust Belt Province
Online Only (Y/N) N