A Smorgasbord of Internet Sites for the Petroleum Industry
Professional Societies Federal and State Agencies - GIS Data Sources GIS Software
AAPG Papers from recent issues of the Explorer and AAPG Bulletin, Calendar of events, continuing education catalog, searchable member directory, publications catalog, discussion areas, meeting abstract search engine AGU Calendar of events, Table of Contents from recent publications, book catalog, legislative alerts, job listings (members only). Dallas Geological Society Calendar of events, publication list. Dallas Geophysical Society Calendar of events, newsletter, gen. info. Houston Geological Society Calendar of events, publications, job listings Geophysical Society of Houston Calendar, newsletter, employment service GSA Calendar of events, publication catalog, employment opportunities, search GSA publications for articles. SEG
Continuing Ed calendar, calendar of events, member directory, publication catalog, digital index of SEG articles, selected articles from the Leading Edge . SPE Calendar of events, technical paper index, articles online (members or subscription). SPWLA Meetings, publication catalog, job vacancies, tool mnemonic lists, Abstracts from the Log Analyst . Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Online articles, government relations articles, business alerts. SIPES Calendar of events, publications catalog. American Petroleum Institute News, industry standards, issues and position papers. American Geosciences Institute Umbrella organization for 31 geoscience societies. Maintains the GEOREF database. Career information and K-12 education materials. American Association of Professional Landmen Includes extensive list of links for the landman.
The Geological Society (London) Meetings, events, publications, good set of educational links. Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Briain Meetings, events, publications, training/education Indonesian Association of Geologists News, meeting announcements Indonesian Petroleum Association Meeting announcements, field trips, short courses, workshop proceedings Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia Events. short courses, Publications, Membership Info Australian Society of Exploration Geophysicists Calendar of events, publications, member search Australian Institute of Petroleum Events, news, publications Geological Society of New Zealand Meetings, New Zealand Geology, Publications New Zealand Geophysical Society News letter, meetings Geological Society of Malaysia Meetings and publications Petroleum Institute of Thailand
Promotes the petroleum indsustry in Thailand. Southeast Asia Petroleum Exploration Society Activities, conferences, publications, this site appears to hang my browser World Petroleum Congress Meeting information
Federal and State Agencies
U.S. Geological Survey
Catalog of USGS publications and data, map indices, download data and software. Online reports, Ask-A-Geologist, educational resources. National Geologic Map Database, by State
National coverage: DEMs and DLGs from the USGS, various scales
BOEM - Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (former MMS) The MMS manages activities in the offshore. Their sites contains official reports, MMS manuals, revenue information, etc. GOM region has downloadable well header info, directional surveys, protraction diagrams, production volumes, permits etc. National Geophysical Data Center Repository for geophysical data sets: gravity, magnetics, topography, bathymetry, shorelines, earthquakes, heat flow, global change, natural hazards. Interactive indices, download data and programs for the PC, Mac, and Sun. Excellent shaded relief maps. BLM - Bureau of Land Management The BLM manages resources on federal lands. Their site discusses BLM programs. They are in the process of building an automated system to report Public Land Survey System coordinates Department of Agriculture Operator of the NAIP - Airphoto program. Air photos of most of the US on a 3 year rotating program. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service GIS Sites NASA 1990 and 2000 vintage Landsat of the world Alabama
State Oil & Gas Board
Shale gas Research
Well database. Includes permitting, drilling, completion, test, and plugging information for all wells drilled in Alabama.
Monthly production data by well, pool, operator, and field. All data on one screen. Engineering PVT database also available.
DRG files in TIFF format NAD27(select Geospatial Data Clearinghouse/Data)
Boundary, hydrography, topography, PLSS, physical features in ArcInfo export format.
DLG, DRG, DEM
Boundaries, PLSS, DOQQ, DRG, DEM
Oil and Gas Commission
Permit/completion reports. Document Images, Well Data
Publication and map catalogs.
Download/ftp DOQQs, TIFF and MR SID format. UTM projection, NAD 83. DRG: TIFF, UTM, NAD27
California Department of Conservation
Spatial Information Library
Digital Production and Injection data 1977-present, well locations, maps in PDF, forms, working on making well records available on the internet. Oil and Gas Division
Online maps - promarily hazards maps in PDF format.
DOQQs, DRGs in TIFF format, California Albers projection
Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
Online production data by well, lease, operator, field, county, maps, forms, regulations. Well and permit location shape files. Scanned documents and well logs.
Commercial links only
Mossaiced DRGs back to 1890, DOQQ back to 1934 (Ermapper); DOQQ Mr. Sid NAD 83 UTM, DEM. DRG NAD 27
Scanned 15' Topos, scanned geologic maps
Up to date topo maps, replaces USGS DRGs) and air photos
Land Boundary Information System
Geographic Information Systems
DRG in NAD 27,83; DOQQ in Albers(JPEG), UTM, State Plane Projections (Mr. Sid); DLG,DEMS
ArcInfo Shape Files
Oil well permit database, production graphs, well index maps
County Geologic Maps in DXF, State as Shape File
General Information only
DRGs TiFF format, DOQQs, Satellite images
Statewide GIS Data
USGS Hawaii Data Clearinghouse
Data layers as ArcInfo Shape Files or Export files Idaho
Idaho Oil & Gas Conservation Commission
Current permits, More data at Idaho Geological Survey
DRG, DOQQs, Landsat (Find data/Themes)
Digital Geologic Maps
State Geological Survey
Natural Resources Geospatial Data Clearinghouse
Digital well data for sale, log copying service
ILoil - Interactive map server for well and field data.
DOQQs in Mr Sidd format, UTM, NAD83. DRGs in TIFF format. Other GIS data in .e00 format
Division of Oil & Gas
Indiana Spatial Data Portal
Forms, Permts, Regulations, Questions and Answers, online digital data, Online Maps
DOQQs in Band Sequential or Mr. Sid format, DRG in Geotiff format, DEMS, vector data, well location shape file.
Interactive Maps, Petroleum Database Management System:
Iowa Geologic Survey
Natural Resources Geographic Information System
Database of oil tests in Iowa, tops and strip log. Interactive Map Server.
DRGs TIFF format DOQQs in Mr Sid and JPG formats, lots of other data in .EOO and Shape file format
Kansas Geological Survey
Oil & Gas
Kansas Digital Petroleum Atlas
GIS Data Access & Support Center
Kansas Geological Society
Master well list, LAS and Tiff well logs for some wells, tops, DST results, scanned forms, Petroleum information. Production history on lease and field levels. Good use of maps. Well and tops files for download. One of the more advanced states.
The Digital Petroleum Atlas is a prototype allowing the KGS to display detailed geologic, well, geophysical, and regional information for chosen fields in Kansas. The DPA has several data bases that can be accessed. This appears to be out of date. Last update 2001.
GIS data for the state. This is an on going project. Partial/complete data available for TIGER, DLG, LULC, PLSS and more. Various scales. DOQQs BIl,TIFF, MR Sid formats, DRG: TIFF,UTM NAD 27&83, Lambert NAD83, TM data for state.
Public Oil & Gas Data
Digital Ortho Image Download Center
Geospatial Data Libraries
Searchable databases and maps
DOQQs in JPEG format, State Plane, NAD 83, Zones N&S
DRGs, and other map layers available for download. Includes Oil & gas well locations
Department of Natural Resources
SONRIS - Online access to minerals, lease, and GIS information, electronic documents and well logs
County Scale Thematic Mapper data - Mr Sid Format, DEM files, Make-A-Map
Download DRGs, DOQQs, DEMs, LIDAR
DRG NAD 83 UTM 19,TIFF, DOQQ NAD 83 UTM 19 Mr Sid. Numerous other layers
Online map making
Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
DRG NAD 83 State Plane Tiff, Mr. Sid; Color DOQQ NAD 83 State Plane Mr. Sid, DEMS, Bedrock Geology, numerous other lay
Dept. of Environemental Quality
Oil & Gas: Locations,tops, scanned records, maps, etc.
DOQQ (Mr. Sid), DLG (Shape), DEM, Public Land System, Satellite, Geology, others; all in Michigan GeoRef Projection
DOQQ (Mr. Sid), DRG, DLG, DEM
Office of Geology
Geology and Land Survey
Conservation and Survey Division
Well data in MS Access format
DOQQ, DRG, DEM, TIGER, LANDSAT, LIDAR
Commission of Mineral Resources
Bureau of Mines and Geology
W.M. Keck Earth Sciecnce and Mining Research Center
Minerals, Oil & Gas, Geothermal info.
Oil and Gas, Well database and logs. Maps.
30x60' DRGs TIFF format
Download DRGs, selected DOQs TIFF format, DEMs,Landsat and SPOT images, geologic maps
Dept. of Environmental Services
DRG, DOQ, DEM
DOQQ, Orthoimagery, LULC, DEM,Geologic Map,
Energy, Minerals, and Natural Resources Department
DOQQ (Mr. SID), DEM, PLSS, DRG (GeoTiff)
Division of Mineral Resources
Access publically available data including well logs and virtual cores
ArcInfo Geologic layers
DRGs, GeoTiff, Tfw, MapInfo format, NAD 27 & 83, state run orthoimagery program, LULC
DRG (Mr. SID), DOQQ (Mr. SID) North Dakota
DRG, DLG, DOQQ, DEM
Geologic Survey Oil & Gas
Geo Information System
Type Logs, Stratigraphic Columns
Production and well information for purchase
(select Oil & Gas)
Download DOQ,DOQQ,DRG, DEM: UTM,Albers projections, TIF and Mr Sid formats, NAD 27 & 83 datums (select data/image data)
Also check out maps.
Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries
DOQQ, DRG, Boundaries
Merged DRGs and DEMs
PA Geological Survey
PA Spatial Data Access
Well Information System - FTP down load. Contact person at bottom of page., Download geologic maps.
DOQQs Tiff Format, DOQQ and DRG Mr SID format, SPOT data, DRGs, TIFF format, NAD27, UTM
Download GIS layers
DRG, DOQQ GeoTIff, NAD 83 State Plane
Includes digital maps.
DLG, DRG, DOQQ, DEM
Division of Geology
No online data
Vector data, DRGs State Plane NAD83, DOQQs UTM NAD83, DEMS
Bureau of Economic Geology
Texas Natural Resource Information System
Information about the Bureau's research activities, publications lists, and some results.
DOQQs in Mr Sid format
DRGs in FIFF format, DEMs, other files in .EOO, Intergraph, DXF formats, LIDAR
Production database, Oil Gas Well Records
Other interactive data. Digital Maps for Sale, Oil & Gas Map Viewer, Well Logs
Division of Oil, Gas, and Mining
Utah GIS Portal
Online Data, Online Map. Well Logs
Topographic maps. 1x2 degree, 30'x60' as PDF files, 7 1/2' quads as gif images.
DEMs, DOQs as JPG/JGW, DRGs as TIFF, other GIS layers as .SHP
Geologuy and Mineral Resources
Geologic Maps, DOQQs, DEMs, etc
Division of Mineral Resources
Division of Geology and Earth Resources
Geomorphology Research Group
Merged DRGs and DEMs
Geological and Economic Survey
GIS layers including oil and gas wells
DRG (Tiff), DOQQ ( Mr. SID), DEM: UTM 17 NAD83 Oil and Gas Wells
Geological and Natural History Survey
DRGs and basenmap layers
Oil & Gas Conservation Commission
Geographic Information Science Center/
Natural Resources Data Clearinghouse
Online databases for wells, cores, logs, production, APD, sundries, and more.
WyGISC Data Server - DOQQ in reduced resolution JPEG format, DRG, satelite imagery, and numerous GIS layers available for download.
U.K. DTI - Oil and Gas Directorate Data, developments, licensing, environmental regulation, infrastructure, etc.
See Common Data Access Limited for offfshore data
British Geological Survey Products, services, contacts, downloads Natural Resources of Canada MIRAGE - Over 10,000 geoscience map images Australian Geological Survey Organisation
Good interactive indices to data that can be ordered, listing of products and services, online information about lease areas and data, educational resources Philippine Department of Energy PTTT Public Company Limited Thailand Information about petroleum development in Thailand. Formerly Petroleum Authority of Thailand World Energy Center Information on world energy supply and consumption Asia-Pacific Economic Coorperation - Mineral and Energy Data Information on Mineral and Energy Development, legal and regulatory, finance, land, some geoscientific
These are sources where you can download programs for free. Depending upon your software and data source some additional processing may be needed before you can use the data.
ESRI ArcExplorer. free viewer for GIS data Ermapper ErViewer. free viewer for GIS data Lizardtech ExpressView Browser Plugin - Plugin for Netscape and Internet Explorer that allows you to view Mr. Sid or Jpeg 2000 files. USGS DLGV32 - Free viewer for many types of USGS GIS data. 3DEM 3D Terrain visualization, stereo visualization, 3D flyby Global Mapper Excellent commercial utility for viewing numerous vector and image formats, format conversion, image resampling and manipulation, change projections. Bureau of Land Management
Software and Data Download
PC and UNIX Software for working with DLGs, DEMs, Digital Chart of the World, data files, links to other sites National Geophysical Data Center Repository for geophysical data sets: gravity, magnetic, topography, bathymetry, shorelines, earthquakes, heat flow, global change, natural hazards. Interactive indices, download data and programs for the PC, Mac, and Sun. SeisVU Free SEG-Y viewer, can also view all header information. Kansas Geologic Survey Software Mapping, log analysis, seismic processing Canadian Well Log Society Documentation about the LAS standard. Download certification and resampling programs Colorado School of Mines Seismic processing package GMT - Generic Mapping Tools Unix based mapping system Software list at the Kansas Geologic Survey List software available at several sites. Department of Energy Software Simulators, predictive models, databases D.Watson Triangulation based contouring programs
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Last updated 3/12/2012