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Fact Sheet 2010–3119

World Petroleum Resources Project

Assessment of Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources of the Red Sea Basin Province

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The U.S. Geological Survey estimated mean volumes of 5 billion barrels of undiscovered technically recoverable oil and 112 trillion cubic feet of recoverable gas in the Red Sea Basin Province using a geology-based assessment methodology.

First posted December 13, 2010

For additional information contact:

USGS Central Energy Resources Science Center
Box 25046, MS-939
Denver, CO 80225

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Suggested citation:

Schenk, C.J., Charpentier, R.R., Klett, T.R., Brownfield, M.E., Kirschbaum, M.A., Pitman, J.K., Cook, T.A., and Tennyson, M.E., 2010, Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources of the Red Sea Basin Province: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2010–3119, 2 p.

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