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)

Bill Hughes giving tour to students in shale fields, WV

A Cross-Country Ride to Support Oil and Gas Tours in West Virginia

As many of you know, educating the public is a FracTracker…
July 27, 2016/by Brook Lenker, MA
South Belridge field by Sarah Leen, National Geographic

Trends in California’s Oil and Gas Development

By Kyle Ferrar, Western Program Coordinator Over 38,000 oil…
July 26, 2016/by Kyle Ferrar, MPH
Air emissions from drilling rig

A Review of Oil and Gas Emissions Data in Pennsylvania

By Wendy Fan, 2016 Intern, FracTracker Alliance From 2011-2013,…
July 25, 2016/by Wendy Fan
Kirk Jalbert (left) with Joseph Seamans of the MSDP

Staff Spotlight: Kirk Jalbert

As part of FracTracker’s staff spotlight series, learn more…
July 21, 2016/by Sam Rubright, MPH, CPH
Koontz Class II Injection Well, Trumbull County, Ohio, (41.22806065, -80.87669281) with 260,278 barrels (10,020,704 gallons) of fracking waste having been processed between Q3-2010 and Q3-2012 (Note: Q1-2016 volumes have yet to be reported!).

OH Class II Injection Wells – Waste Disposal Trends and Images From Around Ohio

By Ted Auch, PhD – Great Lakes Program Coordinator The…
July 15, 2016/by Ted Auch, PhD
Matthew Kelso and colleagues during discussions before a Senate meeting in Argentina

Staff Spotlight: Matthew Kelso

As part of FracTracker’s staff spotlight series, learn more…
June 29, 2016/by Sam Rubright, MPH, CPH
Pipeline build out - Photo by Sierra Shamer

Infrastructural Challenges: The Direction of Drilling, Pipelines, and Politics in Pennsylvania

Sierra Shamer, Visiting Scholar While neighboring states New…
June 28, 2016/by Sierra Shamer
Approaching 10K Unconventional Wells in PA

Approaching 10K Unconventional Wells in PA

By Matt Kelso, Manager of Data & Technology Each state…
June 22, 2016/by Matt Kelso, BA

Drilling Bella Romero: Children at Risk in Greeley, Colorado

By Kirk Jalbert, Manager of Community Based Research & Engagement Kyle…
June 21, 2016/by Kirk Jalbert, PhD, MFA
26" oil/gas pipeline being installed in Maryland, 2016

An Introduction to Oil and Gas Pipelines

By: Wendy Fan, FracTracker Alliance Intern North America consists…
June 14, 2016/by Wendy Fan

Defining Environmental Justice in Pennsylvania

By Kirk Jalbert, Manager of Community-Based Research & Engagement Missing…
June 6, 2016/by Kirk Jalbert, PhD, MFA

Pedal Power for the Planet

We are excited to announce that FracTracker will be the beneficiary…
May 31, 2016/by FracTracker Admin
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