Links

State Geological Surveys in Appalachian Region 

Kentucky Geological Survey
Maryland Geological Survey

New York State Geological Survey
Ohio Geological Survey
Pennsylvania Geological Survey
Tennessee Division of Geology
Virginia Division of Geology and Mineral Resources
West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey

Other Surveys

Oil & Gas and Other Professional Associations

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Eastern Section (ES-AAPG)
American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Eastern Section Affiliated Societies
American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Appalachian Geological Society (AGS)
Pittsburgh Association of Petroleum Geologists (PAPG)
Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG)
Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)

Society of Petroleum Engineers, Appalachian Section
Society of Petroleum Engineers, Illinois Basin Petroleum Section
Society of Petroleum Engineers, Northern WV Section
Society of Petroleum Engineers, Pittsburgh Section
Society of Professional Well Log Analysts (SPWLA)
More Extensive List of Geoscience Organizations

Trade and Other Associations

American Association of Petroleum Landmen
Independent Oil and Gas Association of New York (IOGA-NY)
Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia (IOGA-WV)

Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA)
Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC)
Kentucky Oil and Gas Association (KOGA)
Kentucky Society of Professional Geologists (KSPG)
Northern Appalachian Landman’s Association
Michael Late Benedum Chapter of the American Association of Petroleum Landmen
Ohio Oil and Gas Association (OOGA)
Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association (PIOGA)
Southeastern Ohio Oil and Gas Association (SOOGA)

Tennessee Oil and Gas Association (TOGA)
West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association (WVONGA)

Other Resources

Active Energy Futures (CNN Financial)
Enerfax Daily Gas, Oil and Power Prices
OILNERGY
RigData Rig Counts by State  (Now a pay site for data.)
Worldwide Rig Activity from Schlumberger
Stock Market – Financial News (Yahoo)
US & World News (CNN)

West Virginia University Related Organizations 

Appalachian Oil and Natural Gas Research Consortium (AONGRC)
WVU Dept. of Geology and Geography
National Research Center for Coal and Energy
WVU Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering

U. S. Government Agencies

Energy Information Administration (EIA)
National Energy Technology Laboratory (DOE-NETL)
Office of Scientific and Technical Information (DOE-OSTI)
OSTI’s Information Bridge
U. S. Department of Energy (US DOE)

U.S. DOE Fossil Energy Network
U. S. Geological Survey (USGS)

DOE Projects in the Appalachian Region

Fossil Energy R&D Project Database

The Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy typically manages more than 500 active research and development projects spanning a wide range of coal, petroleum and natural gas topics. You can access information on each of these projects from the Fossil Energy Online Project Database. There are three ways to obtain specific data on these projects: keyword, state or program topic. Follow this link to start your search.

What Fossil Energy R&D Projects Are In Your State? 

To read about advanced energy projects in the DOE Fossil Energy program, click here or click on a link below to select a PTTC Appalachian Region state.

Kentucky
Maryland
New York
Ohio
Pennsylvania
Tennessee
Virginia
West Virginia

State Regulatory Bodies

All states listed by IOGCC
Kentucky Department of Natural Resources, Division of Oil and Gas
Maryland: Permitting
New York State Division of Mineral Resources
Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Oil and Gas Resources
Pennsylvania DEP, Office of Oil and Gas Management
Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation
Virginia Division of Gas
West Virginia Office of Oil and Gas

Petroleum History

An Index to Early Petroleum History Sites
Drake Well Museum,

Oil 150
Oil Region National Heritage Area