Fact Sheet 2012–3108
The U.S. Geological Survey estimated volumes of technically recoverable, conventional petroleum resources that have the potential to be added to reserves from reserve growth in 70 discovered oil and gas accumulations of the United States, excluding Federal offshore areas. The mean estimated volumes are 32 billion barrels of crude oil, 291 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, and 10 billion barrels of natural gas liquids.
First posted August 14, 2012
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U.S. Geological Survey Reserve Growth Assessment Team, 2012, Assessment of potential additions to conventional oil and gas resources in discovered fields of the United States from reserve growth, 2012: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2012–3108, 4 p.