Oil reserves, production forecast for 81 China land frontier basins

Chenglin LiuWei ZhaoChina University of PetroleumBeijingJie ZhuMinistry of Land and ResourcesBeijingAccording to the China National Petroleum Assessment (2003-07), there are 81 land frontier basins in China (including Qiangtang, Chuoqin, Hetao) where in-place and recoverable oil resources are 10.06 billion tons and 2.13 billion tons, 13.15% and 10.07% of the nationwide estimated resources, respectively.In-place and recoverable gas resources are 3.02 trillion cu m and 1.76 trillion cu m, 8.61% and 8.00% of the total resource in the country. Considering various geological features, petroleum resources, exploration and development degree, and natural geographical conditions of these 81 basin...

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