Fact Sheet 2011–3029
The Sud 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 7.31 billion barrels of oil, 13.42 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, and 353 million barrels of natural gas liquids.
First posted March 18, 2011
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Brownfield, M.E., Klett, T.R., Schenk, C.J., Charpentier, R.R., Cook, T.A., Pollastro, R.M., and Tennyson, M.E., 2011, Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources of the Sud Province, north-central Africa: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2011–3029, 4 p.
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Sud Basin Province Assessment Team