Play analysis of undiscovered oil and gas resources on onshore federal lands

phase I, Atlantic Coastal Plain
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U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey , [Reston, Va.?]
Petroleum -- Geology -- Atlantic Coast (
Statementby Jan Libby-French.
SeriesOpen-file report -- 85-269., Open-file report (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- 85-269.
ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
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Play analysis of undiscovered oil and gas resources on onshore federal lands; Phase I, Atlantic Coastal Plain Open-File Report C. About dry holes have been drilled in the play, and about 20 of these were drilled on Federal land. Possible, but unlikely, source rocks for this play are marine shale, marl, and limestone that are scattered throughout the sequence.

Of the wildcat wells, only about 10 have reported hydrocarbon dam-projects.com by: 1. Play analysis of undiscovered oil and gas resources on onshore federal lands: phase I, Atlantic Coastal Plain.

This report summarizes estimated volumes of oil and gas in undiscovered conventional and continuous-type accumulations that occur on onshore Federal Lands. The basis of these estimates is the U.S.

Geological Survey's National Assessment of oil and gas resources. Oil, gas, and mining industries that extract natural resources. Fair market value Toggle for Fair market value.

The estimated price for a natural resource lease, based on the government’s analysis and the geological resources on the lands or waters.

Federal land Toggle for Federal land. of undiscovered technically recoverable oil and trillion cubic feet of undiscovered technically recoverable natural gas in two plays in the Cretaceous Brookian sequence in the western Beaufort Sea OCS. Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S.

Geological Survey estimated mean undiscovered, technically recoverable resources of 49 million barrels of oil and 18 billion cubic feet of gas in the onshore and State waters part of the South Florida basin.

Improving Access to Onshore Oil & Gas Resources on Federal Lands DISCLAIMER This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal.

STATISTICAL ISSUES IN THE ASSESSMENT OF UNDISCOVERED OIL AND GAS RESOURCES Gordon M. Kaufman' ABSTRACT - For Dave Wood [See Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources: An Evaluation of the Infor the first time, the USGS adopted individual play analysis on a national scale. Two hundred and fifty plays in U.S.

oil and gas provinces. topic covered could be the subject of a separate article. The present review of oil and gas operations on onshore federal lands is also designed only as an introduction and is subject to the same limitations in coverage and detail as the earlier leasing Chapter. Many areas will.

question of how much undiscovered petroleum the United States possesses. The focus on the mean value is misleading. In reality, what an assessment offers is a broad range of possible values—like the 33 to 70 billion barrel crude oil range from the DOI assessment—based on the best knowledge available at.

These 11 areas encompass 99 million acres of Federal lands and contain an estimated 21 billion barrels of oil and trillion cubic feet of natural gas, or an estimated 76 percent of the oil and gas resources under Federal onshore ownership.

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated undiscovered, technically recoverable mean resources of billion barrels of conventional oil and trillion cubic feet of natural gas in the Upper Jurassic Bossier Formation in onshore lands and State waters of the U.S.

Gulf Coast region.

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The table below shows total revenue from onshore oil and gas production on federal lands in thousands of dollars. In FYNew Mexico had the highest revenue from oil and gas activity on federal lands—$ billion.

Idaho had the least with $8, Total revenue collected increased by 76 percent, from $ billion in FY to $ Overall, only 1 in about 2, fields containing more than 1 Mmboe was found to be uneconomic to develop in the onshore lower 48 states.

Fifty-two percent of 50, undiscovered oil fields and 47 percent of 27, nonassociated gas fields smaller than 1 Mmboe. land use categories and gas resource data were then overlain using a computerized geographic information system (GIS) analysis.

Undiscovered technically recoverable natural gas resource data from 29 discrete resource plays were obtained for the study, mostly from the U.S. Geological Survey’s (USGS) national oil and gas assessment. Geological and geophysical data from the federal offshore areas seaward of California, Oregon, and Washington (Pacific Outer Continental Shelf or OCS) are being used to identify petroleum plays for the Department of the Interior's National Assessment of Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources project.

Analysis of these data by a team of Minerals. Abstract: This information collection pertains to onshore oil and gas geophysical exploration on Federal lands. Surface-disturbing activities associated with such exploration generally are regulated by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) or by the U.S.

Forest Service (FS), depending on which agency manages the surface estate. Land ownership. Natural resource ownership, governance, and revenues are closely tied to land ownership. Federal land represents.

% of all U.S. land, mostly concentrated in western states. Data on this site covers production, revenue, and disbursements for federal lands. The Federal OCS is a major supplier of oil and natural gas for the domestic market, contributing more oil and natural gas for U.S. consumption than any single state or country in the world.

As steward of the mineral resources on the billion acres of the Nation’s OCS, MMS has, sincemanaged OCS production of trillion barrels of. The MMS conducts periodic national assessments of the oil and natural gas resource potential of the Nation's Outer Continental Shelf; and inCongress directed (in Section of the Energy Policy Act of ) that the Secretary conduct a comprehensive inventory and analysis of oil and natural gas resources of the U.S.

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OCS. Aug 09,  · CBO estimates that, under current laws and policies, the government’s gross proceeds from all federal oil and gas leases on public lands will total about $ billion over the next decade. The magnitude of undiscovered onshore oil and gas resources on Federal lands in the United States is an important resource appraisal question that remains unanswered.

A new U.S. Geological Survey project to assess the resource potential of these lands relies on play analysis. Geology and undiscovered oil and gas resources in the Madison Group, Williston Basin, North Dakota and Montana Article (PDF Available) in Mountain Geologist 47(1) · July with 1, Reads.

For this report, geologists allocated a portion of the assessed technically recoverable undiscovered conventional accumulations and the assessed unconventional (that is, continuous-type and coalbed gas) accumulations at the play level to Federal Lands.

Although the National Assessment included projections of future additions. 10 share of proved oil and gas reserves to be capitalized is calculated, this 11 section provides an overview of all of the components of Federal oil and gas 12 resources.

13 6. A Framework for Components of Federal Oil and Gas Resources illustration 14 (hereafter referred to as “framework), which is presented on page 6.

Nov 10,  · Scientific inventory of onshore Federal lands' oil and gas resources and reserves and the extent and nature of restrictions or impediments to their development: the Paradox/San Juan, Uinta/Piceance, greater Green River, and Powder River Basins and the Montana Thrust Belt by Geological Survey (U.S.).

oil and gas by mapping the size and thickness of the reservoir in the prospect. These are estimates of undiscovered resources, and there is a chance that no oil or gas is present.

Only drilling will tell the true volume 01 recoverable resources in a prospect. Play - A play is a group ofprospecls that share similar characteristics.

Aug 09,  · CBO has analyzed a proposal—in a report requested by the Chairman of the House Budget Committee—to immediately open most federal lands to oil and gas leasing. The proposal would open two categories of property now unavailable for development: (1) lands where leasing is statutorily prohibited, notably, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), and (2) onshore and offshore areas.

Jan 10,  · [The revised Program would] make over 90 percent of the total OCS acreage and more than 98 percent of undiscovered, technically recoverable oil and gas resources in federal offshore areas available to consider for future exploration and development. By comparison, the current program puts 94 percent of the OCS off limits.

In Septemberthe Resource Appraisal Group (RAG) of the Branch of Oil and Gas Resources, the U.S. Geological Survey was asked to aid the Federal Energy Administration in its legal responsibility to generate an independent appraisal of the undiscovered oil and gas resources of the United States, both onshore and offshore.Mar 31,  · ARCTIC ALASKA OIL & GAS RESOURCES Gas Reserves: o ~ 30 trillion cubic feet of associated gas is estimated to be recoverable from producing or developing North Slope fields, mostly at Prudhoe Bay & Point Thomson.

Without a pipeline, most of that gas is best described as contingent resource, not reserves.facilitate the responsible development of oil and gas resources from our public lands and Federal onshore mineral estate.

With respect to the title of this oversight hearing, I note for the record that the BLM has no ban on directional drilling and, as a matter of policy, the Bureau generally.