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This page contains data downloads for Piceance Basin, 2010 Oil Shale Assesment, compiled from DDS-69-Y.

Bundled Downloads

Complete Spatial Data download (Zip File, 534MB) - All shapefiles, GRIDs, TINs, tabular data.

Select GIS Files
(limits of analysis data available in bundle above)

Borehole Locations (Shapefile 46.7 kBMetadata)

Nahcolite Boreholes (Shapefile 14.5 kBMetadata)

Mahogany Outcrop (Shapefile 726 kBMetadata)

Parachute Creek Member Outcrop (Shapefile 165 kBMetadata)

Mahogany Zone Overburden  (Shapefile .97 MBMetadata)

Mahogany Zone Faults  (Shapefile 38.1 kBMetadata)

Mahogany Ledge Structure Contour Lines (Shapefile 1.43 MBMetadata)

GRIDS

Barrels per Acre Oil Yield (ESRI GRIDs 54.8 MB, Metadata)

Gallons per Ton Oil Yield (ESRI GRIDs 53.1 MB, Metadata)

Isopach Thickness (ESRI GRIDs 51.5 MB, Metadata)

Nahcolite (ESRI GRIDs 53.1 MB, Metadata)

Mahogany Ledge Structure and Overburden (ESRI GRIDs 1.09 MBStructure Metadata, Overburden Metadata)

TINS

Mahogany Ledge Structure (ESRI TIN 39.5 MBMetadata)

Mahogany Zone Overburden (ESRI TIN 1.36 MBMetadata)

Tabular Data

Master Piceance Basin Oil Shale Database (Microsoft Access database, Zipped with documentation 19.9 MB

Master Piceance Basin Nahcolite Database  (Microsoft Access database, Zipped with documentation 11.1 MB

 

This page contains data downloads for Uinta Basin, Utah 2010 Oil Shale Assesment, compiled from DDS-69-BB.

Bundled Downloads

Complete Spatial Data download (Zip File, 495 MB) - All shapefiles, GRIDs, TINs, tabular data.

Select GIS Files
(limits of analysis data available in bundle above)

Borehole Locations (Shapefile 35.5 kBMetadata)

Mahogany Bed and Parachute Creek Outcrop (Shapefile 2.06 MBMetadata)

Mahogany Zone Overburden  (Shapefile 2.08 MBMetadata)

Mahogany Ledge Structure Contour Lines (Shapefile 810 kBMetadata)

GRIDS

Barrels per Acre Oil Yield (ESRI GRIDs 102 MB, Metadata)

Gallons per Ton Oil Yield   (ESRI GRIDs 102 MB, Metadata)

Isopach Thickness   (ESRI GRIDs 101 MB, Metadata)

Mahogany Ledge Structure and Overburden (ESRI GRIDs 17.7 MBStructure Metadata, Overburden Metadata)

TINS

Mahogany Ledge Structure (ESRI TIN 127 MBMetadata)

Mahogany Zone Overburden (ESRI TIN 28.7 MBMetadata)

Tabular Data

Master Uinta Basin Oil Shale Database (Microsoft Access database, Zipped with documentation 19.9 MB

 

 

 

This page contains data downloads for Eocene Green River Formation, 2011 Oil Shale Assesment, from DDS-69-DD.

Bundled Downloads

Complete Spatial Data download (Zip File, 329 MB) - All shapefiles, GRIDs, TINs, tabular data.

Select GIS Files
(limits of analysis data available in bundle above)

Borehole Locations (Shapefile 80.9 KB, Google KML 36 KBMetadata)

Laney Member Outcrop (Shapefile 44.7 KBMetadata)

Tipton Member Outcrop (Shapefile 53.2 KBMetadata)

GRIDS

Barrels per Acre Oil Yield (ESRI GRIDs 30.6 MBMetadata)

Gallons per Ton Oil Yield (ESRI GRIDs 29.8 MBMetadata)

Isopach Thickness  (ESRI GRIDs 32.7 MBMetadata)

LaClede bed Overburden and Structure (ESRI GRID 18.8 MBOverburden Metadata, Structure Metadata)

TINS

LaClede Bed Structure (ESRI TIN 107 MBMetadata)

LaClede Bed Overburden (ESRI TIN 105 MBMetadata)

Tabular Data

Master Green River Formation Oil Shale Database (Microsoft Access database, Zipped with documentation 3.13 MB

 

 

 

Map showing the distribution of the Mesaverde Formation (or Group) and the Wasatch, Green River, and Uinta Formations and locations of oil shale boreholes in the Piceance Basin, northwestern Colorado.
Map showing the distribution of the Mesaverde Formation (or Group) and the Wasatch, Green River, and Uinta Formations and locations of oil shale boreholes in the Piceance Basin, northwestern Colorado.

This page provides access to data that supports recent oil shale assessments and released as part of the 2009 update of OFR 98-483 .

Tabular Data

Borehole and Formation Tops (1,042 rows)

MS Excel Spreadsheet (2.79 MB) | Comma-Delimited CSV (819KB) | Data Definitions (text)

Colorado Oil Shale Assays (321,389 rows)

Comma-Delimited CSV  (4.5MB, zip compressed) | Data Definitions  (text)

Data Tables Bundled (Includes Assays and Borehole & Formation Tops files)

MS Access Database (6.85 MB, zip compressed) | Comma-Delimited CSV (4.67 MB, zip compressed)

 

Spatial Data

Borehole Locations

Shapefile (44KB, zip compressed) | View in Google Earth (56KB KMZ) | Text Metadata (14 KB)

Legacy Green River Assessment GIS Data

Oil shale data for the Piceance Creek Basin, Colorado is available as USGS Data Series 181 and can be downloaded using the links below. Browse Graphic For GeodatabaseThis geodatabase is a digital reproduction of three legacy USGS oil shale publications--MF-958 (Pitman and Johnson, 1978), MF-1069 (Pitman, 1979), and OC-132 (Pitman and others, 1990). The database consists three feature datasets for each publication with a total of 106 feature classes.

GIS Database

Master Geospatial Database (ESRI Geodatabase, Zipped 10 MB, 10MB, Text Metadata, XML Metadata)

 

2,263 scanned logs of various types including gamma ray, sonic, neutron, caliper, and lithologic descriptions are available for 621 different wells in the Piceance Basin of western Colorado. Logged intervals generally focus on the Green River Formation which contains large amounts of oil shale in this area. Image quality varies considerably with the condition of the starting material. Files are PDFs or TIFFs and file size ranges up to 560 megabytes with and an average size of 33 megabytes.

We are working on an interactive application to browse and query this catalog, but in the meantime you can use the following spreadsheet to access the logs individually:

Piceance Well Log Index Spreadsheet (XLS, 587 KB)

Page Last Modified: Friday, May 24, 2013

 

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