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Oil and Gas

Records of oil and gas drilling

Download database of wells and formations
in Excel spreadsheet format

Download geodatabase with wells,
recovery units, and field boundaries

Water Well Completion Reports

Records of water well completion

Lithologic Logs

Other records of test hole and well drilling

Download database in Access format

Download geodatabase in ArcGIS format

Water Rights Observation Wells

Records of water level measurement
and water quality



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