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Fact Sheet 2010–3027

World Petroleum Resources Project

Assessment of Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources of the Nile Delta Basin Province, Eastern Mediterranean

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The U.S. Geological Survey estimated means of 1.8 billion barrels of recoverable oil, 223 trillion cubic feet of recoverable gas, and 6 billion barrels of natural gas liquids in the Nile Delta Basin Province using a geology-based assessment methodology.

First posted May 4, 2010

For additional information contact:

U.S. Geological Survey
Central Energy Resources Science Center
Box 25046, MS-939
Denver Federal Center
Denver, CO 80225-0046

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Suggested citation:

Kirschbaum, M.A., Schenk, C.J., Charpentier, R.R., Klett, T.R., Brownfield, M.E., Pitman, J.K., Cook, T.A., and Tennyson, M.E., 2010, Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources of the Nile Delta Basin Province, Eastern Mediterranean: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2010-3027, 4 p.

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