Data on the Deepwater Horizon disaster

Data on the oil and gas industry in the Gulf of Mexico

March 18, 2011, 6:49 pm
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The Gulf of Mexico is peppered with thousands of oil platforms. Credit: NOAA

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Department of the Interior / Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE)

  • Federal Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Production Statistics (.xls) - By month and summarized annually, 2001-2009. Outer Continental Shelf consists of Gulf of Mexico, Pacific and Alaska regions.
  • Oil and Gas Well Drilling on Federal Offshore Leases Since 1960 (.xls) - Well and borehole are used interchangeably in these data, and no distinction is made between exploration and production well drilling in the figures.
  • All Lease Offerings in the Gulf of Mexico, Outer Continental Shelf Region (.xls) - All lease offerings since 1954, including data on number of tracts and acres offered, bid on, and dollar amounts.
  • Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Operators (.xls) - Top ten oil and gas producers in the OCS region in CY 2008, ranked by volume.
  • Gulf of Mexico OCS Incidents (.xls) - Incidents and spills by category (i.e. fatalities, injuries, fires, etc.) from 2006-2010.

 

 

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Nomack, M. (2011). Data on the oil and gas industry in the Gulf of Mexico. Retrieved from http://www.eoearth.org/view/article/162991

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