Assessment of undiscovered continuous tight-gas resources in the Mesaverde Group and Wasatch Formation, Uinta-Piceance Province, Utah and Colorado, 2018

Fact Sheet 2019-3027
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Abstract

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated undiscovered, technically recoverable mean resources of 24 trillion cubic feet of gas in the Mesaverde Group and Wasatch Formation of the Uinta-Piceance Province in northeast Utah and northwest Colorado.

Suggested Citation

Drake, R.M., II, Schenk, C.J., Mercier, T.J., Le, P.A., Finn, T.M., Johnson, R.C., Woodall, C.A., Gaswirth, S.B., Marra, K.R., Pitman, J.K., Leathers-Miller, H.M., Haines, S.S., and Tennyson, M.E., 2019, Assessment of undiscovered continuous tight-gas resources in the Mesaverde Group and Wasatch Formation, Uinta-Piceance Province, Utah and Colorado, 2018: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2019–3027, 2 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20193027.

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

ISSN: 2327-6916 (print)

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Total Petroleum System
  • Assessment Units
  • Undiscovered Resources Summary
  • References Cited

Additional publication details

Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Assessment of undiscovered continuous tight-gas resources in the Mesaverde Group and Wasatch Formation, Uinta-Piceance Province, Utah and Colorado, 2018
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2019-3027
DOI 10.3133/fs20193027
Year Published 2019
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 Colorado, Utah
Online Only (Y/N) N