Oil and Gas Information by Location

Issues affect people in different ways depending on where they live. Oil and gas drilling is no different. To help guide in your search for information about this industry in relation to a specific location or region, click on the links below to learn more about drilling at an international level, national (U.S.), or by state.

If you can’t find the information you’re seeking, use the search button on the top right corner of our site or contact us: info@fractracker.org.


This section of our site focuses on drilling & issues affecting regions outside of the U.S.

U.S. (National)

This content on our site focuses on drilling & issues affecting more than just one state in the U.S.


Discover data, articles, & maps about oil & gas activity in the United States by state.

All FracTracker Articles (descending order by date)

Woody Biomass & Waste-To-Energy

By Ted Auch, Great Lakes Program Coordinator, FracTracker Alliance While…
November 30, 2016/by Ted Auch, PhD

The Sabal Trail Pipeline: A Sinking Feeling

By Karen Edelstein, Eastern Program Coordinator Construction…
November 29, 2016/by Karen Edelstein

Updated Pipeline Incident Analysis

By Matt Kelso, Manager of Data & Technology As massive new…
November 23, 2016/by Matt Kelso, BA

The Mississippi Fracking Fight: Saving Forests, Woodpeckers, and the Climate

By Wendy Park, senior attorney with the Center for Biological…
November 21, 2016/by Guest Author
Oil and gas production on public lands

Interactive maps show nearness of oil and gas wells to communities in 5 states

As an American, you are part owner of 640 million acres of our…
October 31, 2016/by Guest Author
Photo by David Nix 2015

Documenting Oil and Gas Industry Damage in North Dakota

North Dakota is now in its third oil boom due to the drilling…
October 20, 2016/by Guest Author
Brook Lenker, Executive Director, FracTracker

Staff Spotlight: Brook Lenker

As the last article in our staff spotlight series, learn more…
October 17, 2016/by Sam Rubright, DrPH
Screenshot from Vulnerable Populations Map

Sensitive Receptors near Fracked Oil & Gas Wells

FracTracker Alliance has been working with the Frontier Group…
October 13, 2016/by Kyle Ferrar, MPH
Colonial Pipeline and site of Sept 2016 leak in Alabama

A Proper Picture of the Colonial Pipeline’s Past

On September 9, 2016 a pipeline leak was detected from the Colonial…
September 26, 2016/by Sam Rubright, DrPH
Rebecca Vollmer

Staff Spotlight: Rebecca Vollmer

As part of our staff spotlight series, learn more about Rebecca…
September 21, 2016/by Sam Rubright, DrPH
Chieftain Sands - Chetek WI Mine North

Frac Sand Photos Available on FracTracker.org

With the advent of hydraulic fracturing to increase production…
September 20, 2016/by Sam Rubright, DrPH
Wastewater Disposal Facility in Colorado

Groundwater Threats in Colorado

FracTracker has been increasingly looking at oil and gas drilling…
September 20, 2016/by Kyle Ferrar, MPH
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