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Fact Sheet 2010–3094

World Petroleum Resources Project Fact Sheet

Assessment of Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources of the North Caspian Basin, Middle Caspian Basin, North Ustyurt Basin, and South Caspian Basin Provinces, Caspian Sea Area, 2010

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The U.S. Geological Survey estimated mean volumes of technically recoverable, conventional, undiscovered petroleum resources at 19.6 billion barrels of crude oil, 243 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, and 9.3 billion barrels of natural gas liquids for the Caspian Sea area, using a geology-based assessment methodology.

First posted November 9, 2010

For additional information contact:

USGS Central Energy Resources Science Center
Box 25046, MS-939
Denver, CO 80225

http://energy.cr.usgs.gov/

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Suggested citation:

Klett, T.R., Schenk, C.J., Charpentier, R.R., Gautier, D.L., Brownfield, M.E., Pitman, J.K., Cook, T.A., and Tennyson, M.E., 2010, Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources of the North Caspian Basin, Middle Caspian Basin, North Ustyurt Basin, and South Caspian Basin Provinces, Caspian Sea Area, 2010: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2010–3094, 4 p.


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