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Digital Data Series 69–FF

World Petroleum Resources Project

Supporting Data for the U.S. Geological Survey 2012 World Assessment of Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources

By U.S. Geological Survey World Conventional Resources Assessment Team


This report provides information pertaining to the 2012 U.S. Geological Survey assessment of undiscovered, technically recoverable conventional oil and gas resources of the world, exclusive of the United States. Some of the results were previously published, mostly in USGS fact sheet series.

First posted November 1, 2013

For additional information contact:
Director, Central Energy Resources Science Center
U.S. Geological Survey
Box 25046, MS-939
Denver Federal Center
Denver, CO 80225-0046

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Suggested citation:

U.S. Geological Survey World Conventional Resources Assessment Team, 2013, Supporting data for the U.S. Geological Survey 2012 world assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources: U.S. Geological Survey Digital Data Series DDS–69–FF, various pages,

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