Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources in the Canning Basin Province, Australia, 2017

Fact Sheet 2018-3023
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Abstract

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated mean undiscovered, technically recoverable resources of 1.3 billion barrels of oil and 34.4 trillion cubic feet of gas in the Canning Basin Province of Australia.

Suggested Citation

Schenk, C.J., Tennyson, M.E., Mercier, T.J., Woodall, C.A., Finn, T.M., Le, P.A., Brownfield, M.E., Gaswirth, S.B., Marra, K.R., and Leathers-Miller, H.M., 2018, Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources in the Canning Basin Province, Australia, 2017: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2018–3023, 4 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20183023.

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

ISSN: 2327-6916 (print)

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Total Petroleum Systems 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 Canning Basin Province, Australia, 2017
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2018-3023
DOI 10.3133/fs20183023
Year Published 2018
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Contributing office(s) Central Energy Resources Science Center
Description 4 p.
Country Australia
State Western Australia
County Canning Basin Province
Online Only (Y/N) N