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Open-File Report 2007–1438

An Approach to the Classification of Potential Reserve Additions of Giant Oil Fields of the World

By T.R. Klett and M.E. Tennyson

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This report contains slides and notes for slides for a presentation given to the Committee on Sustainable Energy and the Ad Hoc Group of Experts on Harmonization of Fossil Energy and Mineral Resources Terminology on 17 October 2007 in Geneva, Switzerland. The presentation describes the U.S. Geological Survey study to characterize and quantify petroleum-reserve additions, and the application of this study to help classify the quantities.

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Posted January 2008

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Klett, T.R., and Tennyson, M.E., 2008, An approach to the classification of potential reserve additions of giant oil fields of the world: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007–1438, 28 p.

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