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2008 Oil Shale and Tar Sands PEIS Maps

Maps for the 2008 Oil Shale and Tar Sands Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS).

Click the images below to view maps related to the 2008 Oil Shale and Tar Sands PEIS.

Note: Several of the following maps, including maps of lands available for application for leasing under the proposed plan amendment for commercial oil shale and tar sands development from the Final PEIS, are also available in KML format, for interactive viewing with Google Earth or ArcGIS Explorer "virtual globe" software, and in Geographic Information System (GIS) format for viewing by GIS professionals.

2008 Oil Shale Final PEIS Maps

Map of Most Geologically Prospective Oil Shale Resources within the Green River
Formation Basins in Colorado, Utah, and Wyomingclick to view larger image
Most Geologically Prospective Oil Shale Resources within the Green River Formation Basins in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming

PDF High-Resolution Adobe Acrobat version (201 KB)
Map of Green River Formation Basins in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming; the Most Geologically Prospective Oil Shale Resources; the Areas Where the Overburden above the Oil Shale Resources Is Less Than or Equal to 500 ft; and Locations of the Six RD&D Projectsclick to view larger image
Green River Formation Basins in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming; the Most Geologically Prospective Oil Shale Resources; the Areas Where the Overburden above the Oil Shale Resources Is Less Than or Equal to 500 ft; and Locations of the Six RD&D Projects

PDF High-Resolution Adobe Acrobat version (183 KB)
Map of Special Tar Sand Areas in Utahclick to view larger image
Special Tar Sand Areas in Utah

PDF High-Resolution Adobe Acrobat version (171 KB)
Map of Distribution of BLM-, USFS-, and NPS-Administered Lands with Respect to Oil Shale and Tar Sands Resourcesclick to view larger image
Distribution of BLM-, USFS-, and NPS-Administered Lands with Respect to Oil Shale and Tar Sands Resources

PDF High-Resolution Adobe Acrobat version (204 KB)
Map of Locations of the Six RD&D Tracts and Associated Preference Right Lease Areasclick to view larger image
Locations of the Six RD&D Tracts and Associated Preference Right Lease Areas

PDF High-Resolution Adobe Acrobat version (113 KB)
 
Map of Lands Available for Application for Leasing under the Proposed Plan Amendment for
Commercial Oil Shale Development within the Most Geologically Prospective Areas in Coloradoclick to view larger image
Lands Available for Application for Leasing under the Proposed Plan Amendment for Commercial Oil Shale Development within the Most Geologically Prospective Areas in Colorado

PDF High-Resolution Adobe Acrobat version (146 KB)
Lands Available for Application for Leasing under the Proposed Plan Amendment for
Commercial Oil Shale Development within the Most Geologically Prospective Areas in Utahclick to view larger image
Lands Available for Application for Leasing under the Proposed Plan Amendment for Commercial Oil Shale Development within the Most Geologically Prospective Areas in Utah

PDF High-Resolution Adobe Acrobat version (139 KB)
Map of Lands Available for Application for Leasing under the Proposed Plan Amendment for
Commercial Oil Shale Development within the Most Geologically Prospective Areas in Wyomingclick to view larger image
Lands Available for Application for Leasing under the Proposed Plan Amendment for Commercial Oil Shale Development within the Most Geologically Prospective Areas in Wyoming

PDF High-Resolution Adobe Acrobat version (168 KB)
 

2008 Tar Sands Final PEIS Map

Map of Lands Available for Application for Leasing under the Proposed Plan Amendment for
Commercial Tar Sands Development within the STSAs in Utahclick to view larger image
Lands Available for Application for Leasing under the Proposed Plan Amendment for Commercial Tar Sands Development within the STSAs in Utah

PDF High-Resolution Adobe Acrobat version (204 KB)
 

Interactive Oil Shale and Tar Sands Spatial Data in Geographic Information Systems Format

Click the link below to download GIS data used in spatial analysis and maps supporting the 2008 Final PEIS, including maps of lands available for application for leasing under the proposed plan amendments for commercial oil shale and tar sands development. These files are intended for detailed viewing and analysis by Geographic Information System (GIS) professionals with commercial GIS software. The files included in this compressed (.ZIP) archive are GIS data layers suitable for use with GIS software (ArcGIS version 9.2 or higher). The .ZIP file also includes interactive oil shale and tar sands maps in KML format.

  • 2008_OSTS_PEIS_GIS_FILES.ZIP (1.53 MB)

  • Interactive 2008 PEIS Oil Shale and Tar Sands Maps in KML Format

  • Interactive Maps in KML Format - For interactive viewing of oil shale and tar sands data. Requires free Google Earth or ArcGIS Explorer software, and an active Internet connection while viewing maps.