Assessment of Continuous Gas Resources in the Horn River Basin, Cordova Embayment, and Liard Basin, Canada, 2019

Fact Sheet 2020-3015
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Abstract

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated undiscovered, technically recoverable mean resources of 135.4 trillion cubic feet of continuous gas in Devonian–Mississippian shales in the Horn River Basin, Cordova Embayment, and Liard Basin of Canada.

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Schenk, C.J., Mercier, T.J., Woodall, C.A., Finn, T.M., Le, P.A., Brownfield, M.E., Marra, K.R., Gaswirth, S.B., Leathers-Miller, H.M., and Pitman, J.K., 2021, Assessment of continuous gas resources in the Horn River Basin, Cordova Embayment, and Liard Basin, Canada, 2019: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2020–3015, 4 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20203015.

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
Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Assessment of continuous gas resources in the Horn River Basin, Cordova Embayment, and Liard Basin, Canada, 2019
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2020-3015
DOI 10.3133/fs20203015
Year Published 2021
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston VA
Contributing office(s) Central Energy Resources Science Center
Description Report: 4 p.; Data Release
Country Canada
State Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Yukon
Other Geospatial Cordova Embayment, Horn River Basin, Liard Basin
Online Only (Y/N) N
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