Assessment of Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources of the Sirte and Pelagian Basin Provinces of Libya, Tunisia, Malta, and Italy, 2019

Fact Sheet 2019-3030
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Abstract

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated undiscovered, technically recoverable mean resources of 16.4 billion barrels of oil and 106.3 trillion cubic feet of gas in the Sirte and Pelagian Basin Provinces of Libya, Tunisia, Malta, and Italy.

Suggested Citation

Schenk, C.J., Mercier, T.J., Tennyson, M.E., Le, P.A., Pitman, J.K., Drake, R.M., II, Brownfield, M.E., and Finn, T.M., 2019, Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources of the Sirte and Pelagian Basin Provinces of Libya, Tunisia, Malta, and Italy, 2019: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2019–3030, 2 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20193030.

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 of the Sirte and Pelagian Basin Provinces of Libya, Tunisia, Malta, and Italy, 2019
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2019-3030
DOI 10.3133/fs20193030
Year Published 2019
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston VA
Contributing office(s) Energy Resources Program, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Central Energy Resources Science Center
Description 2 p.
Country Italy, Libya, Malta, Tunisia
Online Only (Y/N) N