Assessment of continuous oil and gas resources in the niobrara interval of the Cody Shale, Bighorn Basin Province, Wyoming and Montana, 2019

Fact Sheet 2019-3045
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Abstract

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated means of 534 million barrels of oil and 939 billion cubic feet of gas in the Niobrara interval of the Cody Shale in the Bighorn Basin Province, Wyoming and Montana.

Suggested Citation

Finn, T.M., Schenk, C.J., Mercier, T.J., Tennyson, M.E., Le, P.A., Brownfield, M.E., Marra, K.R., Leathers-Miller, H.M., Drake, R.M., II, Woodall, C.A., Pitman, J.K., Ellis, G.S., and Kinney, S.A., 2019, Assessment of continuous oil and gas resources in the Niobrara interval of the Cody Shale, Bighorn Basin Province, Wyoming and Montana, 2019: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2019–3045, 2 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20193045.

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 continuous oil and gas resources in the niobrara interval of the Cody Shale, Bighorn Basin Province, Wyoming and Montana, 2019
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2019-3045
DOI 10.3133/fs20193045
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 Wyoming, Montana
Other Geospatial Bighorn Basin Province
Online Only (Y/N) N