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Open-File Report 2014–1133

Geology and Assessment of Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources of the Phitsanulok Basin, Thailand

By U.S. Geological Survey Phitsanulok Basin Assessment Team

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The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) quantitatively assessed the potential for unconventional oil and gas resources within the Phitsanulok Basin of Thailand. Unconventional resources for the USGS include shale gas, shale oil, tight gas, tight oil, and coalbed gas. In the Phitsanulok Basin, only potential shale-oil and shale-gas resources were quantitatively assessed.

First posted October 10, 2014

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U.S. Geological Survey
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Denver Federal Center
Denver, CO 80225–0046

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Suggested citation:

U.S. Geological Survey Phitsanulok Basin Assessment Team, 2014, Geology and assessment of unconventional resources of Phitsanulok Basin, Thailand: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014–1133, 1 sheet,

ISSN 2331-1258 (online)



Phitsanulok Basin


Definition of Assessment Units

Assessment Input

Assessment Input Data

Assessment Results

Phitsanulok Basin Assessment Team


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