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Fact Sheet 2013–3103

Undiscovered Gas Resources in the Alum Shale, Denmark, 2013

By Donald L. Gautier, Ronald R. Charpentier, Stephanie B. Gaswirth, Timothy R. Klett, Janet K. Pitman, Christopher J. Schenk, Marilyn E. Tennyson, and Katherine J. Whidden

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Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimates a mean undiscovered volume of 6.9 trillion cubic feet of natural gas in the Alum Shale in Denmark.

First posted December 2, 2013

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Gautier, D.L., Charpentier, R.R., Gaswirth, S.B., Klett, T.R., Pitman, J.K., Schenk, C.J., Tennyson, M.E., and Whidden, K.J., 2013, Undiscovered Gas Resources in the Alum Shale, Denmark, 2013: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2013–3103, 4 p.,

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