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Fact Sheet 2011–3105

World Petroleum Resources Project

Assessment of Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources of Libya and Tunisia, 2010

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Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated means of 3.97 billion barrels of undiscovered oil, 38.5 trillion cubic feet of undiscovered natural gas, and 1.47 billion barrels of undiscovered natural gas liquids in two provinces of North Africa.

First posted September 21, 2011

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Suggested citation:

Whidden, K.J., Lewan, Michael, Schenk, C.J., Charpentier, R.R., Cook, T.A., Klett, T.R., and Pitman, Janet, 2011, Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources of Libya and Tunisia, 2010: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2011–3105, 2 p.

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