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Fact Sheet 2007–3039

National Assessment of Oil and Gas Fact Sheet

Assessment of Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources in Cretaceous-Tertiary Coal Beds of the Gulf Coast Region, 2007

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Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated a mean of 4.06 trillion cubic feet of undiscovered, technically recoverable natural gas in Cretaceous-Tertiary coal beds of the onshore lands and State waters of the Gulf Coast.

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Posted August 2007

Suggested citation:

Warwick, P.D., Charpentier, R.R., Cook, T.A., Klett, T.R., Pollastro, R.M., and Schenk, C.J., 2007, Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources in Cretaceous-Tertiary coal beds of the Gulf Coast region, 2007: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2007-3039, 2 p.

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