Fact Sheet 2011–3046
Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated means of 957 million barrels of undiscovered oil, 3.6 trillion cubic feet of undiscovered natural gas, and 363 million barrels of undiscovered natural gas liquids in the Austin Chalk and Tokio and Eutaw Formations in onshore lands and State waters of the Gulf Coast.
First posted July 1, 2011
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Pearson, Krystal, Dubiel, R.F., Pearson, O.N., and Pitman, J.K., 2011, Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources of the Upper Cretaceous Austin Chalk and Tokio and Eutaw Formations, Gulf Coast, 2010: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2011–3046, 2 p.