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No Number (previously
TR10-12)

California Oil and Gas Fields
Contour maps, cross sections, and data sheets for California oil and gas fields
Volume 1-Central California (1998, 35MB, 499 pg)
Volume 2-Southern, Central Coastal, Offshore California (1992, 45MB, 645 pg)
Volume 3-Northern California (1982, 22MB, 300 pg)

No number
Free
Report (3.1MB)
Map

California Offshore Oil and Gas Seeps, Vol. 57, No. 1
Study of oil and gas seeps off the coast of southern California, from Point Conception in Santa Barbara County to Huntington Beach, Orange County (1972).

No number
Free

Application for Primacy in the Regulation of Class II Injection Wells Under Section 1425 of the Safe Drinking Water Act (April 1981)
DOGGR/U.S. EPA application for primary authority in regulation of Class II underground injection wells. The application includes a list of acquifers exempted by the provisions of the Safe Drinking Water Act.
Click here to view/download PDF (3.5 MB).

TP01
(1.9 MB)
 Free

Belmont Offshore Oil Field
Technical papers on the subsurface structure of the northwestern Los Angeles Basin and the environmental enhancement programs in San Joaquin Valley oil fields (1975).

TR01
$10.00

Oil and Gas Prospect Wells Drilled in California Through 1980
Operator, elevation, date started, total depth, and stratigraphy for all California prospect wells drilled from 1915 through 1980. Many wells drilled before 1915 are included (1982, 258 pages). For data from 1981 to present, see the two prospect-well tables printed each year in the Annual Report of the State Oil and Gas Supervisor.

TR06
(1.8 MB) 
Free

Wildlife Habitat Enhancement of Oil Fields in Kern County
This report examines geography, geology, climate, history, plants, and wildlife. It offers recommendations to improve the vegetation and other general conditions for wildlife (1973).

TR08
(1.5 MB)
 Free

California Offshore Oil and Gas Seeps
California offshore oil and gas seeps have been catalogued and documented (1976). For further information on seeps, visit the U.S. Geological Survey website (USGS).


 

California Oil and Gas Fields
Volume 1-Central California

Contour maps, cross sections, and data sheets for California oil and gas fields (1998).

The original three-volume set of 1,390 pages is now on CD-1.

TR13 Pt 1
(2.7 MB)
TR13 Pt 2
(3.7 MB)
Free

The Potential of Low Temperature Geothermal Resources in Northern California
This report describes the field studies were conducted in 1973. Metric measurement was used. Free.

TR18
(2.8 MB)
Free

Mahala Oil Field and Vicinity
Portions of San Bernardino, Orange, and Riverside counties. Field history, geology, producing zones, drilling and completion methods, and production are recounted for the four areas of Mahala oil field (1977).

TR19
(800 KB)
Free

Tule Elk Oil Field
Field history, geology, producing zones, drilling and completion practices, reservoir engineering practices, and reserves are reported (1977).

TR20
(1.4 MB)
Free

Late Cretaceous Biostratigraphy of the Southeastern Los Angeles Basin
Structure, stratigraphy, paleoenvironments, and foraminiferal microfauna are described (1978).

TR21
(5.4 MB)
Free
Gaviota Offshore Gas Field
Field history, geology, producing zones, drilling and completion practices, and production and reserves are reported (1978).

TR22
(2 MB)
Free

Polymer Flooding in Wilmington Oil Field, Ranger Zone, Fault Block V
A polymer project (1969-l972) is described. Performance data and final results are included (1978).
and
Shallow Aquifers and Surface Casing Requirements for Wilmington and Belmont Offshore Oil Fields
Investigates shallow aquifers inside the study area and addresses surface casing requirements for oil and gas wells (1978).

TR23
(1.1 MB)
Free

Yowlumne Oil Field
Field history, geology, and development are reported (1978).
TR24
(1.8 MB)
Free
Conway Ranch Gas and Davis Southeast Gas Fields
Field histories, geology, producing zones, drilling and completion practices, and reserves are reported for both Northern California gas fields (1980). 

TR25
(1.2 MB)
Free

Unconventional Petroleum Resources in California
The distribution, physical characteristics, and potential of some of the more significant unconventional petroleum deposits in California are described. Among these are diatomaceous rocks, ultraheavy oil, and tar sands (1980).

TR26
(32 MB)
Free

Onshore Oil and Gas Seeps in California
Short history of California onshore oil and gas seeps and a 76-page table of seep locations and descriptions (1980, 97 pages).  
Open-file maps with seep locations may be viewed in the district offices. For further information on seeps, visit the U.S. Geological Survey website (USGS)

TR28
(2 MB)
Heavy Oil in California
California heavy oil occurrences, production, pumping, treating, shipping, refining, and future recovery are discussed (1981).
TR29
(1.3 MB)
Free
Cal Canal Gas and Rio Viejo Oil Fields
Field histories, geology, producing zones, drilling and completion practices, and reserves are reported for both fields (1983).  
TR30
(1.4 MB)
Free
La Honda Oil and Zamora Gas Fields
Field histories, geology, producing zones, drilling and completion practices, and reserves are reported for both fields (1984).
TR31
(4.8 MB)
Free
Land-Use Planning in Urban Oil-Producing Areas
Proceedings of the workshop held on February 25, 1983 in Huntington Beach, California.
TR32
(2.2 MB)
Free
Lost Hills Oil Field and South Salt Lake Oil Fields
Field histories, geology, producing zones, drilling and completion practices, and reserves are reported for both fields (1984).
TR35
(3 MB)
Free
Westhaven Oil Field
History, geology, productive strata, production, drilling and completion methods, water disposal, and a compaction study are discussed (1986).
TR36
(2.5 MB)
Free
The Effects of Oilfield Operations on Underground Sources of Drinking Water in Kern County
State of California well-construction requirements, oilfield water, fresh or usable groundwater, recognizing contamination, groundwater sampling and testing, and data analysis are discussed (1989).

TR39
(2.9 MB)
Free

Seal Beach Oil Field
Field history, geology, producing zones, drilling and completion practices, reservoir engineering practices, and reserves are reported (1990).
TR42
(3 MB)
Free
Oat Mountain Oil and Union Station Oil Fields
Field histories, geology, producing zones, drilling and completion practices, reservoir engineering practices, and reserves are included (1993). 
TR43
(2.8 MB)
Free
A History of Oil- and Gas-Well Blowouts in California, 1950-1990
Why oil and gas wells blow out, California blowouts, and details of oil- and gas-well blowouts in the state (1993).

TR44
(556 KB)
Free

Penetration Chart
Penetration chart for gas fields in the Sacramento Valley (1992).
TR45
(2.8 MB)
Free
Bounde Creek Gas and Princeton Gas Fields
Field histories, geology, producing zones, drilling and completion practices, reservoir engineering practices, and reserves are included (1993).  
TR46
(5.6 MB)
Free
South Oakley Gas and East Brentwood Gas Fields
Field histories, stratigraphy, geology, producing zones, drilling and completion practices, and reserves are included (1995).
TR47
(1.4 MB)
Free
The Lower Stevens Zone, Paloma Oil Field
Lower Stevens zone history, geology, reservoir characteristics, production statistics, and drilling and completion methods are included (1994).
TR48
(3.4 MB)
 
Los Angeles Downtown Oil Field
Field history, geology, producing zones, production history, drilling and completion practices, and reservoir engineering are included (1994).

TR50
(980 KB)
Free

Afton Gas Field
Field history, geology, producing zones, drilling and completion practices, and reserves are reported for this Sacramento Valley gas field (2001).

TR51
(1 MB)
Free
Chaffee Canyon Oil Field
Field history, geology, producing zones, and drilling and completion practices are reported (2002).
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(2.9 MB)
Free
A Study of NORM Associated with Oil and Gas Production Operations in California
NORM is the acronym for Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials. The publication includes NORM study results, NORM sample analyses and survey results for Districts 1-6, and appendices with technical definitions. The Department of Health Services, Radiologic Health Branch, and the Department of Conservation conducted the study.
M09
(3.2 MB)
Free
Principles of Stratigraphic Nomenclature
Description of division stratigraphic nomenclature practices, based on the rules and policies of the Geologic Names Committee of the U.S. Geological Survey (1982).