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Fact Sheet 2014–3082

National and Global Petroleum Assessment Project

Assessment of Potential Shale-Oil and Shale-Gas Resources in Silurian Shales of Jordan, 2014

By Christopher J. Schenk, Janet K. Pitman, Ronald R. Charpentier, Timothy R. Klett, Marilyn E. Tennyson, Tracey J. Mercier, Philip H. Nelson, Michael E. Brownfield, Mark J. Pawlewicz, and Craig J. Wandrey

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Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated means of 11 million barrels of potential shale-oil and 320 billion cubic feet of shale-gas resources in Silurian shales of Jordan.

First posted September 24, 2014

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Suggested citation:

Schenk, C.J., Pitman, J.K., Charpentier, R.R., Klett, T.R., Tennyson, M.E., Mercier, T.J., Nelson, P.H., Brownfield, M.E., Pawlewicz, M.J., and Wandrey, C.J., 2014, Assessment of potential shale-oil and shale-gas resources in Silurian Shales of Jordan, 2014: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2014–3082, 2 p., https://dx.doi.org/10.3133/fs20143082.

ISSN 2327-6916 (print)

ISSN 2327-6932 (online)



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