Fact Sheet 2009–3070
Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey--Afghanistan Ministry of Mines Joint Oil and Gas Resource Assessment Team estimated mean undiscovered resource volumes of 21.55 million barrels of oil, 44.76 billion cubic feet of non-associated natural gas, and 0.91 million barrels of natural gas liquids in the western Afghanistan Tirpul Assessment Unit (AU) (80230101).
First posted August 24, 2009
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Wandrey, C.J., Kosti, A.Z., Selab, A.M., Omari, M.K., Muty, S.A., Nakshband, H.G., Hosine, A., Aminulah, Wahab, A., Hamidi, A.W., Ahmadi, N., Agena, W.F., Charpentier, R.R., Cook, T., and Drenth, B.J., 2009, Assessment of undiscovered petroleum resources of southern and western Afghanistan, 2009: U.S. Geologial Survey Fact Sheet 2009-3070, 2 p.
Geologic Definition of Assessment Units
U.S. Geological Survey–Afghanistan Ministry of Mines Joint Oil and Gas Resource