Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources in the Midlands area, England, 2018

Fact Sheet 2018-3028
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Abstract

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated mean undiscovered, technically recoverable resources of 319 million barrels of oil and 8.3 trillion cubic feet of gas in the Midlands area of England.

Suggested Citation

Schenk, C.J., Tennyson, M.E., Mercier, T.J., Woodall, C.A., Finn, T.M., Gaswirth, S.B., Le, P.A., Brownfield, M.E., Marra, K.R., and Leathers-Miller, H.M., 2018, Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources in the Midlands area, England, 2018 (ver. 1.1, August 2018): U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2018–3028, 4 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20183028.

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 Midlands area, England, 2018
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2018-3028
DOI 10.3133/fs20183028
Edition Version 1.0 (July 2018); Version 1.1 (August 2018)
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 England
Other Geospatial Midlands Area
Online Only (Y/N) N