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Fact Sheet 2012–3069

World Petroleum Resources Project

Assessment of Undiscovered, Conventional Oil and Gas Resources of Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize, 2012

By Christopher J. Schenk, Michael E. Brownfield, Ronald R. Charpentier, Troy A. Cook, Timothy R. Klett, Janet K. Pitman, Richard M. Pollastro, and Jean N. Weaver

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Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated means of 19 billion barrels of oil and 83 trillion cubic feet of undiscovered natural gas resources in 10 geologic provinces of Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize.

First posted July 25, 2012

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

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Schenk, C.J., Brownfield, M.E., Charpentier, R.R., Cook, T.A., Klett, T.R., Pitman, J.K., Pollastro, R.M., and Weaver, J.N. 2012, Assessment of undiscovered, conventional oil and gas resources of Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize, 2012: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2012–3069, 4 p.



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