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OIL SHALE RESOURCE GREEN RIVER BASIN, WY

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Product Number: 298254
Series: DDS-69-DD
Scale: NO SCALE
Alternate ID: DDS-69-DD
ISBN: 978-1-4113-3161-7
Version Date: 01/01/2011
Regions: CO, UT, WY
Countries: USA
Media: Electronic (Physical)
Format: DVD-ROM
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Description: The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) recently completed a comprehensive assessment of in-place oil in oil shales in the Eocene Green River in the Greater Green River Basin, Wyoming, Colorado, and Utah. This DVD includes reports, data, and an ArcGIS project describing the assessment. A database was compiled that includes about 47,000 Fischer assays from 186 core holes and 240 rotary drill holes. Most of the oil yield data were analyzed by the former U.S. Bureau of Mines oil shale laboratory in Laramie, Wyoming, and some analyses were made by private laboratories. Location data for 971 Wyoming oil-shale drill holes are listed in a spreadsheet and included in the DVD. Total in-place resources for the three assessed units in the Green River Formation are: (1) Tipton Shale Member, 362,816 million barrels of oil (MMBO), (2) Wilkins Peak Member, 704,991 MMBO, and (3) LaClede Bed of the Laney Member, 377,184 MMBO, for a total of 1.44 trillion barrels of oil in place. This compares with estimated in-place resources for the Piceance Basin of Colorado of 1.53 trillion barrels and estimated in-place resources for the Uinta Basin of Utah and Colorado of 1.32 trillion barrels. Click here to return to Main Contents
Survey Date: 2011
Height In Inches: 5.500
Two Sided: No
Pieces: 1
Languages: English
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