Energy & Mineral Resources

Oil & Gas
Oil & GasContains information on oil and gas in Utah, DOE reservoir characterization studies, Uinta Basin water studies, microbialites, and well log links.
Coal & Coalbed Methane
Coal & Coalbed MethaneInformation on coal production, coalbed methane, and mercury in coal; abandoned coal mine maps and coal publications.
GeothermalGeothermal energy is heat that originates within the earth. Information about geothermal use in Utah, springs & wells, and National Geothermal Data System.
Oil Shale
Oil ShaleOil shale must be heated to convert the organic matter into oil. Page contains Uinta Basin water study, presentations, publications and links.
Oil Sands/Tar Sands
Oil Sands/Tar SandsOil sands or tar sands are sandstones that are saturated with black, heavy hydrocarbons. Utah’s oil sand resource is the largest in the United States.
Carbon Sequestration
Carbon SequestrationGeo-sequestration, long term storage in underground geologic formations, is one proposed way to reduce CO2 levels in the atmosphere.
Mineral Resources
Mineral ResourcesInformation, publications, and maps on mineral resources and mining in Utah.
Energy & Mineral Statistics
Energy & Mineral StatisticsWeb-based repository for energy and mineral data for the State of Utah containing over 130 tables.
Energy & Mineral Resource Maps
Energy & Mineral Resource MapsMaps show where energy and mineral resources have been found in Utah.
Energy & Mineral Research
Energy & Mineral ResearchUGS-funded research projects on Utah’s hydrocarbon reservoirs, metals, and industrial minerals.
Utah Core Research Center
Utah Core Research CenterThe Utah Core Research Center contains the region’s only publicly available and most complete collection of geologic cuttings and core from Utah.
Energy News
Energy NewsSurvey Notes articles on current UGS energy news.