Fact Sheet 2011–3020
Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated means of 147.4 trillion cubic feet of undiscovered natural gas, 2.4 billion barrels of undiscovered oil, and 2.96 billion barrels of undiscovered natural gas liquids in Jurassic and Cretaceous strata in onshore lands and State waters of the Gulf Coast.
First posted March 10, 2011
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Dubiel, R.F.; Warwick, P.D.; Swanson, Sharon; Burke, Lauri; Biewick, L.R.H.; Charpentier, R.R.; Coleman, J.L.; Cook, T.A.; Dennen, Kris; Doolan, Colin; Enomoto, Catherine; Hackley, P.C.; Karlsen, A.W.; Klett, T.R.; Kinney, S.A.; Lewan, M.D.; Merrill, Matt; Pearson, Krystal; Pearson, O.N.; Pitman, J.K.; Pollastro, R.M.; Rowan, E.L.; Schenk, C.J.; and Valentine, Brett, 2011, Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources in Jurassic and Cretaceous strata of the Gulf Coast, 2010: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2011-3020, 4 p.