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Total Petroleum Systems - National Assessment of Oil and Gas Project - Appalachian Basin Province (067) Total Petroleum Systems: Pennsylvania

Creator:
United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Description:
The Total Petroleum System is used in the National Assessment Project and incorporates the Assessment Unit, which is the fundamental geologic unit used for the assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources. The Total Petroleum System is shown here as a geographic boundary defined and mapped by the geologist responsible for the province and incorporates not only the set of known or postulated oil and (or) gas accumulations, but also the geologic interpretation of the essential elements and processes within the petroleum system that relate to source, generation, migration, accumulation, and trapping of the discovered and undiscovered petroleum resource(s).
Publisher:
State of Pennsylvania
Collection:
State Agencies Geospatial Data
Place:
Appalachian Mountains, United States
Subject:
Geoscientific Information
Type:
Dataset
Year:
2002
Contributed by:
Penn State
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