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.

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International

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.

State-by-state

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

All FracTracker Articles (descending order by date)

Re-imagine Beaver County meeting - Photo by Sophie Riedel

Mapping a new vision in PA: Alternatives to petrochemical development

At a Re-Imagine Beaver County gathering in Pennsylvania earlier…
March 24, 2017/by Leann Leiter
34 states with active drilling activity in US map

34 states have active oil & gas activity in U.S. based on 2016 analysis

Each year, FracTracker Alliance compiles a national well file…
March 23, 2017/by Sam Rubright, DrPH
For schools and hospitals analysis, 2017

How close are schools and hospitals to drilling activity in West Virginia and Ohio?

A review of WV and OH drilling activity and its proximity…
March 13, 2017/by Ted Auch, PhD

Oil and Gas Wastes are Radioactive – and Lack Regulatory Oversight

Highlighting the maps of radioactive oil and gas exploration…
March 9, 2017/by Kyle Ferrar, MPH
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!).

Ohio Shale Activity, Waste Disposal, and Public Water Supplies

Ohio is unique relative to its Appalachian neighbors in the Marcellus…
March 2, 2017/by Ted Auch, PhD
Dunes, Great Lakes Barrens at Risk

World Class Dunes and Great Lakes Barrens at Risk at Ludington

By Dave Dister, Consulting Ecologist, Ludington, MI One of the…
February 20, 2017/by Guest Author
Northern Access Project - pipeline map

Northern Access Project: Exporting PA’s Marcellus Gas Northward

In March 2015, the National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation and Empire…
February 16, 2017/by Karen Edelstein

Power Plants & Other Facilities Now on Ohio Oil & Gas Map

Over the last few months we've been busy working on some updates…
February 13, 2017/by Ted Auch, PhD
Mariner East Technical Difficulties map

Remaining Questions on Mariner East Technical Deficiencies

In the summer of 2015, Sunoco Logistics submitted applications…
February 9, 2017/by Kirk Jalbert, PhD, MFA
Ethane Cracker risks

A Formula for Disaster: Calculating Risk at the Ethane Cracker

by Leann Leiter, Environmental Health Fellow map & analysis…
February 8, 2017/by Leann Leiter
Offshore oil and gas development in CA - Photo by Linda Krop Environmental Defense Center

More offshore drilling and “fracking” in California

Offshore oil and gas development is expanding in CA. This article…
February 7, 2017/by Kyle Ferrar, MPH
For the Susquehanna River Basin Impacts Project

An Introduction to the Susquehanna River Basin Impacts Project

By the FracTracker Alliance In partnership with the Pennsylvania…
February 1, 2017/by Kirk Jalbert, PhD, MFA
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