New at NBMG: Oil and gas well information for Nevada-2011 update

OF11-6: Oil and gas well information for Nevada—2011 update
compiled by Ronald H. Hess, Martha A. Henson, David A. Davis, Samuel H. Limerick, Siewe Siewe Siewe, and Mary Niles

This is a digital compilation of oil and gas well permits, completion reports, electric logs, mud logs, sundry reports, and production data housed at NBMG.

Also included on the portable hard drive version of this compilation are most of the petroleum-related bulletins, reports, and maps produced by NBMG, including these recent publications: Map 162 (Petroleum data map of Nevada, 2007) and OF11-2 (Qualitative petroleum potential map of Nevada, 2011).

Scanned oil and gas well documents and logs: This 2011 update includes all oil and gas well files that have been scanned by NBMG over the last five years. They are in a variety of formats such as PDF, TIFF, JPEG, and software-specific formats and are provided in the format which they were scanned. Some files are duplicated in different formats. Many of these files, especially the log files, are very large. For example, some of the full-color log files in TIFF format are several hundred megabytes in size. You may need special viewing software for some of these files.

This update includes a major scanning project, just completed, by the AAPG-OSU GIS Consortium ( It was funded by Oklahoma State University (OSU) alumni T. Boone Pickens and included the scanning of all of the oil and gas well files that had not yet been converted to an electronic format. This included over half of the paper oil and gas well records housed at NBMG. The brunt of this scanning effort was performed by two OSU students and employees of OSU Cartography Services: Siewe Siewe Siewe (PhD candidate) and Mary Niles (BS Geology student).

The digital files may not be complete for each well and are provided in the same format as provided by OSU, well operator, or vendor. The well data on these tables are current to August 29, 2011.

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