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Exploration and Well Status, Quarter Miles Cells - SaMiRa

April 19, 2016

Cell maps were created by the USGS as a method for illustrating the degree of exploration, type of production, and distribution of production in a given area; in this case, covering the SaMiRa project area of interest. Each cell represents a quarter-mile square of the land surface, and the cells are coded to represent whether the wells included within the cell are predominantly oil-producing, gas-producing, both oil and gas-producing, dry, or the type of production of the wells located within the cell is unknown. The well information was initially retrieved from the IHS Energy Enerdeq, which is a proprietary, commercial database containing information for most oil and gas wells in the U.S. Cells were developed as a graphic solution to overcome the problem of displaying proprietary well data. No proprietary data are displayed or included in this dataset. The data from IHS were current as of January 2016.

Publication Year 2016
Title Exploration and Well Status, Quarter Miles Cells - SaMiRa
DOI 10.5066/F7FB511V
Authors Gregory Gunther, Aimee E Graeber, Ronald M Drake
Product Type Data Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization Central Energy Resources Science Center