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.

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)

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, MPH, CPH
Rebecca Vollmer

Staff Spotlight: Rebecca Vollmer

As part of our staff spotlight series, learn more about Rebecca…
September 21, 2016/by Sam Rubright, MPH, CPH
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, MPH, CPH
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
Energy-related story maps

Energy-Related Story Maps for Grades 6-10

Over the past half year, FracTracker staffer Karen Edelstein…
September 12, 2016/by Karen Edelstein
Internship Opportunities Button

Spring 2017 Internship Applications for FracTracker Now Being Accepted

Title: FracTracker Alliance GIS Intern Internship Period:…
September 1, 2016/by Sam Rubright, MPH, CPH
Zoning in SW PA map

Oil & Gas Zoning in Southwestern Pennsylvania

August 31, 2016/by Kirk Jalbert, PhD, MFA
Starved Rock State Park by Michelle McCray

How Frac Sand Mining is Altering an Economy Dependent on Starved Rock State Park, IL

An Ottawa, IL resident’s letter to U.S. Silica regarding how…
August 29, 2016/by Guest Author
Karen Edelstein and her partner in Hawaii

Staff Spotlight: Karen Edelstein

As part of our staff spotlight series, learn more about Karen…
August 25, 2016/by Sam Rubright, MPH, CPH
The BP Whiting, IN Oil Refinery

US Oil Refineries and Economic Justice

How annual incomes in the shadow of oil refineries compare to…
August 24, 2016/by Ted Auch, PhD
Mariner East 2 Pipeline Route

Mariner East 2 and Watershed Risks

Mariner East 2 (ME 2) is a $2.5 billion, 350 mile-long pipeline…
August 23, 2016/by Kirk Jalbert, PhD, MFA
Internship Opportunities Button

Seeking Applicants for Collaborative Environmental Health Fellowship

August 17, 2016/by Sam Rubright, MPH, CPH
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