Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources in the Akita Basin Province, Japan, 2018

Fact Sheet 2018-3047
National and Global Petroleum Assessment
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Abstract

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated undiscovered, technically recoverable mean resources of 111 million barrels of oil and 85 billion cubic feet of gas in the Akita Basin Province of Japan.

Suggested Citation

Schenk, C.J., Mercier, T.J., Tennyson, M.E., Woodall, C.A., Finn, T.M., Le, P.A., Marra, K.R., Gaswirth, S.B., Leathers-Miller, H.M., and Drake, R.M., II, 2018, Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources in the Akita Basin Province, Japan, 2018: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2018–3047, 2 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20183047.

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

ISSN: 2327-6916 (print)

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Total Petroleum System 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 Akita Basin Province, Japan, 2018
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2018-3047
DOI 10.3133/fs20183047
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 Japan
Other Geospatial Akita Basin Province
Online Only (Y/N) N