U.S. Geological Survey

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According to Petroleum News, the U.S. Geological Survey will be testing gas flow from a 2007 well drilled into coal seams near Wainwright, Alaska. Early test results from the well seem to suggest that the amount of methane produced could fuel…

A recently released U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) report estimates that the Piceance Basin of western Colorado contains about 50% more oil shale than believed 20 years ago. According to the new USGS report, the Piceance Basin has an estimated 1.…