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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
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).

TP01
(1.9 MB)
 

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

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) 

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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

TR22
(2 MB)

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)

Yowlumne Oil Field
Field history, geology, and development are reported (1978).
TR24
(1.8 MB)
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)

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)

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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)

Seal Beach Oil Field
Field history, geology, producing zones, drilling and completion practices, reservoir engineering practices, and reserves are reported (1990).
TR42
(3 MB)
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)
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)

Penetration Chart
Penetration chart for gas fields in the Sacramento Valley (1992).
TR45
(2.8 MB)
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)
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)
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)

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)
Chaffee Canyon Oil Field
Field history, geology, producing zones, and drilling and completion practices are reported (2002).
No number
(2.9 MB)
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)
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).