Downloadable DataComparing Uncorrected and Corrected Bottom-hole Temperatures Using Published Correction Methods For the Onshore U.S. Gulf of Mexico
Wireline logging temperature readings are known to be imprecise and need to be corrected to more accurately show what the formation temperature is. One issue with correcting logging temperatures is what correction factor to use. Because there are so many ...
Downloadable DataGeology Arc Export Layer From Coal Bearing Geology of the Gulf Coast Coal Region (gulf_geol_dd.e00)
This dataset is a polygon vector coverage of coal bearing geologic units that occur in states which comprise the Gulf Coast Coal Assessment Region as defined by the the U.S.G.S. Energy Resources Program.
Downloadable DataAnticlines in the US Gulf Coast [anticlineg]
This dataset of anticlines is intended primarily for reference; it includes major structures such as those shown on Plate 2, Principal structural features, Gulf of Mexico Basin (compiled by T.E. Ewing and R.F. Lopez), in Volume J, The Geology of North Ame...
Downloadable DataArc Export File Of Permitted and Mined Out Coal Areas of the Gulf Coast Coal-Bearing (gulfmines.e00)
This dataset contains permitted coal mines and mined out areas in the Gulf Coast coal-bearing geology prior to 1998. The data included in the coverage are mine permit areas, mined out areas (prior to 1998), mine names, and the source of the mine data.
Downloadable DataContours that Represent the Percentage of Sandstone for the Lower, Middle and Upper Miocene in Southern Louisiana
The sand percent contours were produced by the Louisiana Geological Survey and were digitized from Chapter 11, Cenozoic, in The Gulf of Mexico Basin, Volume J, The Geology of North America (1991). The data are provided in three shapefiles--one for each s...
Downloadable DataEstimated Thickness of the Lower Miocene 1 Sequence, Gulf Coast
The thickness contours were created using biostratigraphic data in the Paleo-Data, Inc., Tenroc Regional Geologic Database. The depths of the microfossil locations were associated with the wells data provided by the Louisiana Department of Natural Resour...
Downloadable DataEstimated Thickness of the Lower Miocene 2 Sequence, Gulf Coast
The thickness contours were created using biostratigraphic data in the Paleo-Data, Inc., Tenroc Regional Geologic Database. The depths of the microfossil locations were associated with the wells data provided by the Louisiana Department of Natural Resour...
Downloadable DataFault Zones in the Gulf Coast [gcfltzoneg]
These data represent major fault zones as indicated on Plate 2, Principal structural features, Gulf of Mexico Basin (compiled by T.E. Ewing and R.F. Lopez) in volume J, The Geology of North America (1991). This dataset contains basic data and interpretat...
Downloadable DataFaults in the Gulf Coast [gcfaultsg]
These mapped faults are modified from Plate 2, Principal structural features, Gulf of Mexico Basin (compiled by T.E. Ewing and R.F. Lopez) in Volume J, The Geology of North America (1991); Plate 2, Geologic map of the U.S. Appalachians showing the Laurent...
Downloadable DataGeneralized Representation of Oil and Gas Fields in Southern Louisiana [slafldsg]
The polygons representing fields were created by constructing a grid of ¼ sq. mi. cells and proximal polygons centered on all wells in southern Louisiana and then combining and merging the adjacent polygons having the same value for field name. The wells...
Downloadable DataGeneralized Representation of the Oil and Gas Producing Areas from the Miocene in Southern Louisiana
For each of the four Miocene sequences, polygons representing producing areas within fields were created by constructing a grid of ¼ sq. mi. cells and proximal polygons centered on all producing wells and then combining and merging the adjacent polygons h...
Downloadable DataGulf Coast Basins and Uplifts [gcstructsg]
These data provide generalized outlines of major basins and uplifts in the Gulf Coast region modified after Plate 2, Principal structural features, Gulf of Mexico Basin (compiled by T.E. Ewing and R.F. Lopez) in Volume J, The Geology of North America (199...
Downloadable DataGulf Coast Estimated Thickness of the Middle Miocene Sequence
The thickness contours were created using biostratigraphic data in the Paleo-Data, Inc., Tenroc Regional Geologic Database. The depths of the microfossil locations were associated with the wells data provided by the Louisiana Department of Natural Resour...
Downloadable DataGulf Coast Estimated Thickness of the Upper Miocene Sequence
The thickness contours were created using biostratigraphic data in the Paleo-Data, Inc., Tenroc Regional Geologic Database. The depths of the microfossil locations were associated with the wells data provided by the Louisiana Department of Natural Resour...
ApplicationsGulf Coast Geology (GCG) Online
https://energy.cr.usgs.gov/.
Downloadable DataHydrology in the Gulf Coast (gchydlg, gchydpg)
This dataset contains base data used by the U.S. Geological Survey's Framework Studies and Assessment of the Gulf Coast Project. The original metadata document is included here and modified to indicate that the data are available online within this inter...
Downloadable DataLimit of Salt in the Gulf Coast [saltlimitg]
The data provides the approximate limit of Middle Jurassic salt from Plate 2, Principal structural features, Gulf of Mexico Basin (compiled by T.E. Ewing and R.F. Lopez) in Volume J, the Geology of North America (1991). This dataset contains basic data a...
Downloadable DataMiocene Depositional Systems for the Gulf of Mexico Region
https://www.ig.utexas.edu/research/projects/gbds/gbds.htm. For more information and discussion of the various depositional systems the user is referred to Galloway and others
Downloadable DataOil and Gas Wells in Southern Louisiana that Penetrated the Lower Miocene 1 Sequence
The drilling history documents oil and gas wells in the Lower Miocene 1 sequence as a whole and in 10-year intervals. The wells included in this interval are determined by completion date and by comparing the depth of the wells to structure contours of th...
Downloadable DataOil and Gas Wells in Southern Louisiana that Penetrated the Lower Miocene 2 Sequence
The drilling history documents oil and gas wells in the Lower Miocene 2 sequence as a whole and in 10-year intervals. The wells included in this interval are determined by completion date and by comparing the depth of the wells to structure contours of th...
Downloadable DataOil and Gas Wells in Southern Louisiana that Penetrated the Middle Miocene Sequence
The drilling history documents oil and gas wells in the Middle Miocene sequence as a whole and in 10-year intervals. The wells included in this interval are determined by completion date and by comparing the depth of the wells to structure contours of the...
Downloadable DataOil and Gas Wells in Southern Louisiana that Penetrated the Upper Miocene Sequence
The drilling history documents oil and gas wells in the Upper Miocene sequence as a whole and in 10-year intervals. The wells included in this interval are determined by completion date and by comparing the depth of the wells to structure contours of the ...
Downloadable DataSalt Diapirs in the Gulf Coast [gcdiapirg]
Locations and shapes of salt diapirs were modified after the New Orleans Geological Society map, Salt tectonism of the U.S. Gulf Coast Basin (compiled by J.A. Lopez, 1995); Plate 2, Principal structural features, Gulf of Mexico Basin (compiled by T.E. Ewi...
Downloadable DataSeismic Lines in Louisiana and Texas [gcseismicg]
The lines shown are those used by the USGS in developing the framework geology and models used in assessing the oil and gas resources of the Gulf Coast Region. The data set is comprised of both leased and borrowed company proprietary data. This dataset ...
Downloadable DataStructure Contour of the Top of the Lower Miocene 1 Sequence, Gulf Coast
The structure contours were created using biostratigraphic data in the Paleo-Data, Inc., Tenroc Regional Geologic Database. The depths of the microfossil locations were associated with the wells data provided by the Louisiana Department of Natural Resour...
Downloadable DataStructure Contour of the Top of the Lower Miocene 2 Sequence, Gulf Coast
The structure contours were created using biostratigraphic data in the Paleo-Data, Inc., Tenroc Regional Geologic Database. The depths of the microfossil locations were associated with the wells data provided by the Louisiana Department of Natural Resour...
Downloadable DataStructure Contour of the Top of the Middle Miocene Sequence, Gulf Coast
The structure contours were created using biostratigraphic data in the Paleo-Data, Inc., Tenroc Regional Geologic Database. The depths of the microfossil locations were associated with the wells data provided by the Louisiana Department of Natural Resour...
Downloadable DataStructure Contour of the Top of the Upper Miocene Sequence, Gulf Coast
The structure contours were created using biostratigraphic data in the Paleo-Data, Inc., Tenroc Regional Geologic Database. The depths of the microfossil locations were associated with the wells data provided by the Louisiana Department of Natural Resour...
Downloadable DataVolcanics in the Gulf Coast [volcanicg]
The volcanic provinces are modified after Plate 2, Principal structural features, Gulf of Mexico Basin (compiled by T.E. Ewing and R.F. Lopez) in Volume J, The Geology of North America (1991). This dataset contains basic data and interpretations develope...
Downloadable DataNational Assessment of Oil and Gas Project - Florida Peninsula Province (050) Positive Structural Elements
The Positive Structural Elements coverage maps, in the form of polygons, are known structural highs within the province that commonly define a basin proper or influence the occurrence of discovered or undiscovered hydrocarbon accumulations. Positive Stru...
Downloadable DataApparent Depth to the Wilcox Group, Gulf Coast (wlcxdpthg)
The depth to top of the Wilcox Group is contoured from location and top information derived from the Petroleum Information (PI) Wells database. The depth to Wilcox map represents the tops found in the database with the addition of surface geology from USG...
Downloadable DataCretaceous Onlap, Gulf of Mexico Basin [cretonlapg]
The maximum extent of Cretaceous onlap is generalized from Plate 3, Structure at the base and subcrop below Mesozoic marine section, Gulf of Mexico Basin (compiled by A. Salvador) in Volume J, The Geology of North America (1991). This dataset contains ba...
Downloadable DataOrogenic Thrust Belt, Gulf of Mexico Basin [gcthrustbg]
These data provide the general location of the Ouachita and Appalachian structural fronts slightly modified from Plate 4, Natural resources, Gulf of Mexico Basin (compiled by A. Salvador and R. Nehring), in Volume J, The Geology of North America (1991). ...
Downloadable DataProvince Boundaries for the National Assessment of Oil and Gas - Gulf Coast Region
The USGS Central Region Energy Team assesses oil and gas resources of the United States. The onshore and State water areas of the United States comprise 71 provinces. Within these provinces, hydrocarbon plays or assessment units are defined and assessed...
Downloadable DataWilcox Group Apparent Thickness, Gulf Coast (wlcxthkg)
The Apparent Wilcox Group thickness maps are contoured from location and top information derived from the Petroleum Information (PI) Wells database. The Wilcox apparent thickness map was constructed by searching for Wilcox and Midway Group tops. Apparent...
Downloadable DataNational Assessment of Oil and Gas - Upper Cretaceous Taylor and Navarro Group Assessment Units, Western Gulf Province (047)
The Assessment Unit is the fundamental unit used in the National Assessment Project for the assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources. The Assessment Unit is defined within the context of the higher-level Total Petroleum System. The Assessment Un...
Downloadable DataNational Assessment of Oil and Gas Project - Florida Peninsula Province (050) Assessment Units
The Assessment Unit is the fundamental unit used in the National Assessment Project for the assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources. The Assessment Unit is defined within the context of the higher-level Total Petroleum System. The Assessment Un...
Downloadable DataNational Assessment of Oil and Gas Project - Florida Peninsula Province (050) Pod(s) of Mature Source Rock
The Pod (or pods) of Mature Source Rock is a critical element of the Total Petroleum System and incorporates all source rocks that potentially have generated hydrocarbons within the system. The Pod(s) of Mature Source Rock is shown here as a geographic b...
Downloadable DataNational Assessment of Oil and Gas Project - Florida Peninsula Province (050) Total Petroleum Systems
The Total Petroleum System is used in the National Assessment Project and incorporates the Assessment Unit, which is the fundamental geologic unit used for the assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources. The Total Petroleum System is shown here as ...
Downloadable DataNational Assessment of Oil and Gas Quarter-Mile Cells - Upper Cretaceous Taylor and Navarro Groups, Western Gulf Province (047)
Cell maps for each oil and gas assessment unit were created by the USGS to illustrate the degree of exploration, type of production, and distribution of production in an assessment unit or province. Each cell represents a quarter-mile square of the land s...
Downloadable DataEstimated Thickness of the Cotton Valley Group to the Top of the Smackover Formation, Western Gulf and East Texas Basin and Louisiana-Mississippi Salt Basins Provinces (047, 048 and 049)
This isopach map shows the thickness of the interval from the top of the Cotton Valley Group to the top of the Smackover Formation. It was necessary to contour this expanded interval, instead of just the upper part of the Cotton Valley Group, because of ...
Downloadable DataEstimated Thickness of the Travis Peak-Hosston Formations to the Top of the Cotton Valley Group, Western Gulf and East Texas Basin and Louisiana-Mississippi Salt Basins Provinces (047, 048 and 049)
This isopach map shows the thickness of the interval from the top of the Travis Peak or Hosston Formations to the top of the Cotton Valley Group. The map was produced by first subtracting the values of the top of the Travis Peak or Hosston from those of ...
Downloadable DataNational Assessment of Oil and Gas - Cotton Valley Group and Travis Peak-Hosston Formation Assessment Units, Western Gulf and East Texas Basin and Louisiana-Mississippi Salt Basins Provinces (047, 048 and 049)
The Assessment Unit is the fundamental unit used in the National Assessment Project for the assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources. The Assessment Unit is defined within the context of the higher-level Total Petroleum System. The Assessment Un...
Downloadable DataNational Assessment of Oil and Gas - Neogene System Assessment Units of the Gulf Coast (Provinces 047, 048 and 049)
The Assessment Unit is the fundamental unit used in the National Assessment Project for the assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources. The Assessment Unit is defined within the context of the higher-level Total Petroleum System. The Assessment Un...
Downloadable DataNational Assessment of Oil and Gas Quarter-Mile Cells - Cotton Valley Group and Travis Peak-Hosston Formations, Western Gulf and East Texas Basin and Louisiana-Mississippi Salt Basins Provinces (047, 048 and 049)
Cell maps for each oil and gas assessment unit were created by the USGS as a method for illustrating the degree of exploration, type of production, and distribution of production in an assessment unit or province. Each cell represents a quarter-mile squar...
Downloadable DataNational Assessment of Oil and Gas Quarter-Mile Cells - Neogene System of the Gulf Coast (Provinces 047, 048 and 049)
Cell maps for each Miocene and Plio-Pleistocene oil and gas assessment unit were created by the USGS to illustrate the degree of exploration, type of production, and distribution of production in an assessment unit or province. Each cell represents a quar...
Downloadable DataStructure Contour of the Top of the Cotton Valley Group, Western Gulf and East Texas Basin and Louisiana-Mississippi Salt Basins Provinces (047, 048 and 049)
This map shows the structural configuration on the top of the Cotton Valley Group in feet below sea level. The map was produced by calculating the difference between a datum at the land surface (either the kelly bushing elevation or the ground surface el...
Downloadable DataStructure Contour of the Top of the Travis Peak-Hosston Formations, Western Gulf and East Texas Basin and Louisiana-Mississippi Salt Basins Provinces (047, 048 and 049)
This map shows the structural configuration of the top of the Travis Peak or Hosston Formations in feet below sea level. The map was produced by calculating the difference between a datum at the land surface (either the Kelly bushing elevation or the gro...
Downloadable DataNational Assessment of Oil and Gas Quarter-Mile Cells (Wildcats) - Paleogene System of the Gulf Coast (Provinces 047, 048 and 049)
Cell maps for each Paleogene oil and gas assessment unit were created by the USGS to illustrate the degree of exploration, type of production, and distribution of production in an assessment unit or province. Cell maps were also created to illustrate the ...
Downloadable DataNational Assessment of Oil and Gas Quarter-Mile Cells - Paleogene System and Cretaceous-Tertiary Coal Beds of the Gulf Coast (Provinces 047, 048 and 049)
Cell maps for each Paleogene oil and gas assessment unit and each Cretaceous-Tertiary coalbed gas assessment unit were created by the USGS to illustrate the degree of exploration, type of production, and distribution of production in an assessment unit or...
Downloadable DataNational Assessment of Oil and Gas - Paleogene System and Cretaceous-Tertiary Coalbed Assessment Units of the Gulf Coast (Provinces 047, 048 and 049)
The Assessment Unit is the fundamental unit used in the National Assessment Project for the assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources. The Assessment Unit is defined within the context of the higher-level Total Petroleum System. The Assessment Un...
Downloadable DataNational Assessment of Oil and Gas - Upper Jurassic-Cretaceous-Tertiary Composite Total Petroleum System, Gulf Coast (Provinces 047, 048 and 049)
The Total Petroleum System is used in the National Assessment Project and incorporates the Assessment Unit, which is the fundamental geologic unit used for the assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources. The Total Petroleum System is shown here as ...
Downloadable DataNational Assessment of Oil and Gas Quarter-Mile Cells in Jurassic and Cretaceous Strata of the Gulf Coast, 2010 (Provinces 047, 048 and 049)
The Assessment Unit is the fundamental unit used in the National Assessment Project for the assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources. The Assessment Unit is defined within the context of the higher-level Total Petroleum System. The Assessment Un...
Downloadable DataNational Assessment of Oil and Gas in Jurassis-Cretaceous Strata Gulf Coast, 2010 (Provinces 047, 048 and 049) Assessment Units
The Assessment Unit is the fundamental unit used in the National Assessment Project for the assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources. The Assessment Unit is defined within the context of the higher-level Total Petroleum System. The Assessment Un...