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Fact Sheet 2011–3020

National Assessment of Oil and Gas Fact Sheet

Assessment of Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources in Jurassic and Cretaceous Strata of the Gulf Coast, 2010

By Russell F. Dubiel

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Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated means of 147.4 trillion cubic feet of undiscovered natural gas, 2.4 billion barrels of undiscovered oil, and 2.96 billion barrels of undiscovered natural gas liquids in Jurassic and Cretaceous strata in onshore lands and State waters of the Gulf Coast.

First posted March 10, 2011

For additional information contact:

U.S. Geological Survey
Central Energy Resources Science Center
Box 25046, MS-939
Denver Federal Center
Denver, CO 80225-0046

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Suggested citation:

Dubiel, R.F.; Warwick, P.D.; Swanson, Sharon; Burke, Lauri; Biewick, L.R.H.; Charpentier, R.R.; Coleman, J.L.; Cook, T.A.; Dennen, Kris; Doolan, Colin; Enomoto, Catherine; Hackley, P.C.; Karlsen, A.W.; Klett, T.R.; Kinney, S.A.; Lewan, M.D.; Merrill, Matt; Pearson, Krystal; Pearson, O.N.; Pitman, J.K.; Pollastro, R.M.; Rowan, E.L.; Schenk, C.J.; and Valentine, Brett, 2011, Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources in Jurassic and Cretaceous strata of the Gulf Coast, 2010: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2011-3020, 4 p.

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