Fact Sheet 2008–3092
Using a geology-based assessment method, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated mean undiscovered volumes of 3.8 billion barrels of undiscovered oil, 3.7 trillion cubic feet of associated/dissolved natural gas, and 0.2 billion barrels of undiscovered natural gas liquids in the Williston Basin Province, North Dakota, Montana, and South Dakota. (See “Introduction” in Fact Sheet for additional information.)
Posted October 2008
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Anna, L.O., Pollastro, R.M., Gaswirth, S.B., Lewan, M.D., Lillis, P.G., Roberts, L.N.R., Schenk, C.J., Charpentier, R.R., Cook, T.A., and Klett, T.R., 2008, Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources of the Williston Basin Province of North Dakota, Montana, and South Dakota, 2008: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2008–3092, 2 p.