Oil & Gas Activity in California
Click on the image below to explore our CA map of oil and gas extraction-related activities.
FracTracker and Consumer Watchdog continue to monitor permits to drill new oil and gas wells and rework existing wells under California Governor Gavin Newsom.
Click above to see the latest numbers and map. Browse the articles below to learn more.
California Photos and Videos
This album contains CA imagery contributed to our site from FracTracker staff and volunteers. Reuse is permitted so long as you cite the photographer if one is listed in the photo’s info section, as well as FracTracker Alliance.
Archived Maps and Data
This section contains other maps that we’ve made at FracTracker related to oil and gas development in CA. Generally, they were made to accompany a blog post or as a service to one of our users, but may not be in demand to the same degree as the maps above.
|LAST UPDATED||TITLE AND LINKS|
|October 2015||CA Geological Hazards. Map|
|October 2015||CA Political Boundaries and Oil and Gas Development. Map|
|July 2015||Santa Barbara Refugio Beach Oil Spill, May 19, 2015. Map|
|April 2015||CA Crude Oil by Rail Shipments and Railway Accidents Map|
|November 2014||Disproportionate Burdens for Hispanic and Non-White Students in California Map|
|October 2014||CA Communities Most Vulnerable to Pollution and Oil and Gas Development Map|
|July 17, 2014||CA Stimulated Wells by Techniques and Data Sources Map|
|July 14, 2014||CA’s Faults and Wastewater Injection Wells Map|
|July 14, 2014||CA Earthquake Shaking Amplification and Wastewater Injection Wells Map|
|July 14, 2014||California Liquefaction/Landslide Hazards and Wastewater Injection Wells Map|
|June 22, 2014||CA New Wells, Stimulation Notices, and Conservation Areas Map|
|June 22, 2014||CA New Wells, Stimulation Notices, and Freshwater Resources Map|
|June 22, 2014||CA New Wells, Stimulation Notices, and Air Quality Map|
|June 22, 2014||CA New Wells, Stimulation Notices & Existing Oil & Gas Production Map|
|June 20, 2014||CA Local Regulations, Actions, Bans & Moratoria Map|
|May 29, 2014||Hydraulically Fractured Wells and Land Cover in California Map|
|Spring 2016||CA’s Class II Injection Wells|
|March 2014||1.1 Million Wells Map|
|December 27, 2013||CA Well Type Viewer Map|
|October 19, 2013||CA Offshore Hydraulic Fracturing from Oil Rigs Map|