Fact Sheet 2012–3107
The Irrawaddy‒Andaman and Indo-Burman Geologic Provinces were recently 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 2.3 billion barrels of oil, 79.6 trillion cubic feet of gas, and 2.1 billion barrels of natrual gas liquids.
First posted August 21, 2012
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Wandrey, C.J., Schenk, C.J., Klett, T.R., Brownfield, M.E., Charpentier, R.R., Cook, T.A., Pollastro, R.M., and Tennyson, M.E., 2012, Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources of the Central Burma Basin and the Irrawaddy–Andaman and Indo-Burman Geologic Provinces, Myanmar: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2012–3107, 2 p.
Central Burma Basin Assessment Unit
Irrawaddy–Andaman Assessment Unit
Cenozoic Assessment Unit