Assessment of Undiscovered Gas Resources in the Lewis Shale Total Petroleum System of the San Juan Basin Province, New Mexico and Colorado, 2020

Fact Sheet 2020-3048
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Abstract

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated undiscovered, technically recoverable mean resources of 2.6 trillion cubic feet of gas in the Lewis Shale Total Petroleum System of the San Juan Basin Province, New Mexico and Colorado.

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Marra, K.R., Schenk, C.J., Mercier, T.J., Leathers-Miller, H.M., Tennyson, M.E., Finn, T.M., Woodall, C.A., Brownfield, M.E., Le, P.A., and Drake, R.M., II, 2020, Assessment of undiscovered gas resources in the Lewis Shale Total Petroleum System of the San Juan Basin Province, New Mexico and Colorado, 2020: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2020–3048, 2 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20203048.

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

ISSN: 2327-6916 (print)

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Geologic Summary
  • Assessment Units
  • Undiscovered Resources Summary
  • References Cited
Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Assessment of undiscovered gas resources in the Lewis Shale Total Petroleum System of the San Juan Basin Province, New Mexico and Colorado, 2020
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2020-3048
DOI 10.3133/fs20203048
Year Published 2020
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Contributing office(s) Central Energy Resources Science Center
Description Report: 2 p.; Data Release
Country United States
State Colorado, New Mexico
Other Geospatial San Juan Basin Province
Online Only (Y/N) N
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