CALGARY AND NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ITG (NYSE: ITG), a leading independent execution and research broker, today announced the release of a comprehensive report analyzing recoverable onshore oil and gas resource in the lower 48 United States (L48). The 64-page report, No More Guessing: Hardcore IV estimates total remaining recoverable resource at 1.1 quadrillion cubic feet equivalent (Qcfe) across 450,000 drilling locations. The new ITG report also noted estimated recoverable resource of 900 trillion cubic feet equivalent (Tcfe) in 10 overlapping plays compared to 426 Tcfe for those same plays noted in a study by the US Energy Information Agency.
The new ITG study is based on a county-by-county dispatch curve for 37 major onshore plays. According to the study, of the 1.1 Qcfe in resource, over 680 Tcfe comes from gas-prone counties, 210 Tcfe from liquids-rich counties and over 30 billion barrels of oil equivalent (Bboe) from oil-prone counties. The Marcellus shale holds the largest remaining recoverable resource at 330 Tcfe, followed by the Eagle Ford and Bakken shales at 152 Tcfe (25 Bboe) and 72 Tcfe (12 Bboe), respectively.
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