Assessment of Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources of the North Chukchi Basin, Outer Continental Shelf of the Chukchi and East Siberian Seas, Arctic Ocean, 2023

Fact Sheet 2024-3015
National and Global Petroleum Assessment
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Abstract

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated mean volumes of 1.8 billion barrels of oil and 119.9 trillion cubic feet of gas technically recoverable from undiscovered, conventional accumulations in Cretaceous and Cenozoic strata of the North Chukchi Basin.

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Houseknecht, D.W., Markey, C.P., Mercier, T.J., Schenk, C.J., Connors, C.D., Gooley, J.T., Botterell, P.J., Smith, R.A., Rouse, W.A., and Garrity, C.P., 2024, Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources of the North Chukchi Basin, outer continental shelf of the Chukchi and East Siberian Seas, Arctic Ocean (ver. 1.1, June 2024), 2023: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2024–3015, 4 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20243015.

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Geological Framework
  • Undiscovered Resources Summary
  • References Cited
Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources of the North Chukchi Basin, outer continental shelf of the Chukchi and East Siberian Seas, Arctic Ocean, 2023
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2024-3015
DOI 10.3133/fs20243015
Edition Version 1.1: June 2024; Version 1.0: May 2024
Year Published 2024
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Contributing office(s) Geology, Energy & Minerals Science Center
Description Report: 4 p.; Data Release
Country Russia, United States
Other Geospatial Chukchi Sea, East Siberian Sea
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