It is time to stop quivering in our boots in pointless fear of the future and just roll up our sleeves and build it.
- Ray Pierrehumbert

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Energy Infrastructure

How unpleasant and impractical that these things are $200 a pop. Just the coarse view is interesting.

National Crude Oil Production Sites and Crude Oil Pipelines



Central Gulf Coast Natural Gas Pipelines Wall Map


Well, if anybody owns copies of these things, the University of Texas has to. I wonder how to track them down. Maybe they are next door at the Bureau.

4 comments:

James Long said...

I uesd to work at the BEG when Fisher was head and Virgil Barnes was still around to talk about tektites. Great place for maps.

Nosmo said...

UT does have a Department of Petroleum Engineering. Ask around there first.

Michael Tobis said...

The Bureau of Economic Geology is easier for me, and they are pretty much Map Central.

Jay Alt said...

Map Showing Geology, Oil and Gas Fields, and Geologic Provinces of the Gulf of Mexico Region 8.5 Mb
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1997/ofr-97-470/OF97-470L/

Energy Resources Mapping
http://certmapper.cr.usgs.gov/data/envision/index.html

zoom and toggle features. Production folder holds oil & gas well locations, by decade from 1910. First offshore wells in Gulf date from the '40s.