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Changing Perceptions of World Oil and Gas Resources as Shown by Recent USGS Petroleum Assessments

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Changing Perceptions of World Oil and Gas Resources as Shown by Recent USGS Petroleum Assessments; 1997; FS; 145-97; Geological Survey (U.S.)

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The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) periodically conducts geology-based assessments of the oil and gas resources of the world in recognition of the fact that the United States economic security is closely linked to energy resources outside the United States. Four such petroleum assessments have been published in recent years (Masters and others, 1984, 1987, 1991, and 1994). A summary of these assessments (table 1) indicates the magnitude of world conventional oil and gas resources, as perceived in the 1980s and 1990s by the USGS.These four successive world petroleum assessments evidence changes in perception through time. The assessments were prepared using a consistent methodology by the same core group of geologists. Because of this [...]

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