Fact Sheet 2012–3117
Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated mean volumes of undiscovered conventional petroleum resources in six geologic provinces of China at 14.9 billion barrels of oil, 87.6 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, and 1.4 billion barrels of natural-gas liquids.
First posted October 31, 2012
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Charpentier, R.R., Schenk, C.J., Brownfield, M.E., Cook, T.A., Klett, T.R., Pitman, J.K., and Pollastro, R.M., 2012, Assessment of undiscovered conventional oil and gas resources of six geologic provinces of China: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2012–3117, 4 p.