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Fact Sheet 2008–3050

National Assessment of Oil and Gas Fact Sheet

Assessment of Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources of the Bighorn Basin Province, Wyoming and Montana, 2008

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Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated a mean of 989 billion cubic feet of undiscovered natural gas, a mean of 72 million barrels of undiscovered oil, and a mean of 13 million barrels of undiscovered natural gas liquids in the Bighorn Basin Providence of Wyoming and Montana.

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Posted September 2008

Supporting geologic studies of total petroleum systems and assessment units, and reports on the methodology used in the Bighorn Basin Province assessment, are in progress. Assessment results are available at the USGS Central Energy Team website: http://energy.cr.usgs.gov/oilgas/noga/

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Suggested citation:

Kirschbaum, M.A., 2008, Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources of the Bighorn Basin Province, Wyoming and Montana, 2008: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2008–3050, 2 p.


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