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Fact Sheet 2011–3149

World Petroleum Resources Project

Assessment of Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources of the North Sakhalin Basin Province, Russia, 2011

By T.R. Klett, Christopher J. Schenk, Craig J. Wandrey, Ronald R. Charpentier, Michael E. Brownfield, Janet K. Pitman, Richard M. Pollastro, Troy A. Cook, and Marilyn E. Tennyson

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Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated volumes of undiscovered, technically recoverable, conventional petroleum resources for the North Sakhalin Basin Province of Russia. The mean volumes were estimated at 5.3 billion barrels of crude oil, 43.8 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, and 0.8 billion barrels of natural gas liquids.

First posted April 5, 2012

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

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Klett, T.R., Schenk, C.J., Wandrey, C.J., Charpentier, R.R., Brownfield, M.E., Pitman, J.K., Pollastro, R.M., Cook, T.A., and Tennyson, M.E., 2012, Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources of the North Sakhalin Basin Province, Russia, 2011: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2011–3149, 4 p.



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