Assessment of Undiscovered Gas Resources in the Middle Devonian Marcellus Shale of the Appalachian Basin Province, 2019

Fact Sheet 2019-3050
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Abstract

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated undiscovered, technically recoverable continuous mean resources of 96.5 trillion cubic feet of gas in the Middle Devonian Marcellus Shale of the Appalachian Basin Province.

Suggested Citation

Higley, D.K., Enomoto, C.B., Leathers-Miller, H.M., Ellis, G.S., Mercier, T.J., Schenk, C.J., Trippi, M.H., Le, P.A., Brownfield, M.E., Woodall, C.A., Marra, K.R., and Tennyson, M.E., 2019, Assessment of undiscovered gas resources in the Middle Devonian Marcellus Shale of the Appalachian Basin Province, 2019: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2019–3050, 2 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20193050.

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

ISSN: 2327-6916 (print)

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Geologic Model for Assessment
  • Undiscovered Resources Summary
  • References Cited

Additional publication details

Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Assessment of undiscovered gas resources in the Middle Devonian Marcellus Shale of the Appalachian Basin Province, 2019
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2019-3050
DOI 10.3133/fs20193050
Year Published 2019
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston,VA
Contributing office(s) Central Energy Resources Science Center, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center
Description Report: 2 p.; Data Release
Country United States
State Maryland, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia
Other Geospatial Middle Devonian Marcellus Shale
Online Only (Y/N) N