Assessment of Undiscovered Conventional Oil and Gas Resources of Upper Paleozoic Strata in the Williston Basin Province, 2020

Fact Sheet 2021-3023
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Abstract

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated undiscovered, technically recoverable mean oil and gas resources of 134 million barrels of oil and 81 billion cubic feet of gas in upper Paleozoic strata of the Williston Basin Province in North Dakota, Montana, and South Dakota.

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Schenk, C.J., Mercier, T.J., Woodall, C.A., Ellis, G.S., Finn, T.M., Le, P.A., Marra, K.R., Leathers-Miller, H.M., and Drake, R.M., II, 2021, Assessment of undiscovered conventional oil and gas resources of upper Paleozoic strata in the Williston Basin Province, 2020: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2021–3023, 4 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20213023.

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

ISSN: 2327-6916 (print)

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Assessment of undiscovered conventional oil and gas resources of upper Paleozoic strata in the Williston Basin Province, 2020
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2021-3023
DOI 10.3133/fs20213023
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 United States
State Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota
Other Geospatial Williston Basin Province
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