Assessment of undiscovered continuous oil resources of the East Gobi, Nyalga, Tamtsag-Hailar, Erlian, and Yingen basins of Mongolia and China, 2018

Fact Sheet 2018-3040
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Abstract

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated undiscovered, technically recoverable mean continuous resources of 1.1 billion barrels of oil and 674 billion cubic feet of associated gas in the East Gobi, Nyalga, Tamtsag-Hailar, Erlian, and Yingen basins of Mongolia and China.

Suggested Citation

Schenk, C.J., Mercier, T.J., Pitman, J.K., Finn, T.M., Woodall, C.A., Marra, K.R., Le, P.A., and Leathers-Miller, H.M., 2018, Assessment of undiscovered continuous oil resources of the East Gobi, Nyalga, Tamtsag-Hailar, Erlian, and Yingen basins of Mongolia and China, 2018: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2018–3040, 2 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20183040.

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 continuous oil resources of the East Gobi, Nyalga, Tamtsag-Hailar, Erlian, and Yingen basins of Mongolia and China, 2018
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2018-3040
DOI 10.3133/fs20183040
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 China, Mongolia
Online Only (Y/N) N
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