Fact Sheet 2008-3020
Four geologic provinces located along the north and east margins of the Siberian craton were assessed for undiscovered crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids/condensates resources as part of the U.S. Geological Survey’s (USGS) Circum-Arctic Oil and Gas Resource Appraisal. Using a geology-based methodology, the USGS estimated the mean undiscovered, conventional petroleum resources in these provinces to be approximately 28 billion barrels of oil equivalent, including approximately 8 billion barrels of crude oil, 106 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, and 3 billion barrels of natural gas liquids.
Posted May 2008
Klett, T.R., 2008, Assessment of undiscovered petroleum resources of the north and east margins of the Siberian craton, Russian Federation: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2008–3020, 4 p.
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