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Fact Sheet 2010–3096

World Petroleum Resources Project

Assessment of Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources of the Chad Basin Province, North-Central Africa

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The Chad Basin Province located in north-central Africa recently was assessed for undiscovered, technically recoverable oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids resources as part of the U.S. Geological Survey’s (USGS) World Oil and Gas Assessment. Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the USGS estimated mean volumes of 2.32 billion barrels of oil, 14.65 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, and 391 million barrels of natural gas liquids.

First posted October 19, 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:

Brownfield, M.E., Schenk, C.J., Charpentier, R.R., Klett, T.R., Cook, T.A., Pollastro, R.M., and Tennyson, M.E., 2010, Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources of the Chad Basin Province, North-Central Africa: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2010–3096, 2 p.


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