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Fact Sheet 2014–3047

National and Global Petroleum Assessment

Assessment of Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources in Northeast Mexico, 2014

By Christopher J. Schenk, Ronald R. Charpentier, Timothy R. Klett, Marilyn E. Tennyson, Stephanie Gaswirth, Michael E. Brownfield, Mark J. Pawlewicz, and Jean N. Weaver

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Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated means of 0.78 billion barrels of unconventional oil, 23.5 trillion cubic feet of unconventional gas, and 0.88 billion barrels of natural gas liquids in the Sabinas Basin, Burgos Basin, and Tampico-Misantla Basin provinces of northeast Mexico.

First posted August 15, 2014

For additional information contact:
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., Charpentier, R.R., Klett, T.R., Tennyson, M.E., Gaswirth, Stephanie, Brownfield, M.E., Pawlewicz, M.J., and Weaver, J.N., 2014, Assessment of unconventional oil and gas resources in Northeast Mexico, 2014: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2014–3047, 4 p.,

ISSN 2327-6916 (print)

ISSN 2327-6932 (online)



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Northeast Mexico Assessment Team

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