Maps

Layer Information for Interactive State Maps

Note: Shapefiles listed below use geographic coordinate system WGS 84 - EPSG:4326.
Map layer Description Source Data period Update date Map data Associated maps
Biodiesel Plants Biodiesel plants in the United States. EIA-22M, Monthly Biodiesel Production Survey May 2015 3/11/2016 Shapefile DGSU
Border Crossings, Electricity U.S. border crossing points of electric transmission lines. This layer is not visible if zoomed in beyond 1:35,000 scale. U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, public websites and press releases. 2016 7/7/2016 Shapefile DGPSU
Border Crossings, Liquids U.S. border crossing points of liquids pipelines. Liquids include crude oil, hydrocarbons, and petroleum products. This layer is not visible if zoomed in beyond 1:35,000 scale. U.S. State Department, Bureau of Energy Resources; public websites and press releases. 2016 7/7/2016 Shapefile DGPSU
Border Crossings, Natural Gas U.S. border crossing points of natural gas pipelines. This layer is not visible if zoomed in beyond 1:35,000 scale. U.S. Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, public websites and press releases. 2016 7/7/2016 Shapefile DGPSU
Coal Fields Coal Fields of the United States. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey May 1996 10/10/2012 - DGSU
Coal Mines, Surface and Underground All operating surface and underground coal mines in the United States. EIA-7A, Coal Production and Preparation Report and the U.S. Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration Form 7000-2, "Quarterly Mine Employment and Coal Production Report." 2014 7/7/2016 Shapefile DFGSU
Congressional Districts The 114th Congressional Districts. The 114th Congressional session runs from Jan. 2015 to Jan. 2017. U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau. As of 1/3/2015 9/1/2015 - DFGPSU
County Boundaries Counties and county equivalents in the United States. U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau. As of 1/1/2014 9/1/2015 - DFGPSU
Crude Oil Pipelines Major crude oil pipelines in the United States. Layer includes interstate trunk lines and selected intrastate lines but excludes gathering lines. Based on publicly available data from a variety of sources with varying scales and levels of accuracy. This layer is not visible if zoomed in beyond 1:1,000,000 scale. Created by EIA using publicly available data. June 2016 7/7/2016 Shapefile DGPSU
Crude Oil Rail Terminals Rail terminals that handle the loading and unloading of crude oil. Created by EIA using publicly available data. As of Nov. 2014 12/15/2014 Shapefile DFGPSU
Electric Transmission Lines Existing electric power lines in the United States with voltage of 345 kV or more. Due to copyright constraints, this layer is not visible when zoomed in closer than 1:4,622,324 scale. ABB, Velocity Suite. May 2016 7/7/2016 Shapefile not available due to copyright restrictions. DGPSU
Ethanol Plants Operating fuel ethanol production plants in the United States. EIA-819M Monthly Oxygenate Report As of 1/1/2015 9/1/2015 Shapefile DGSU
Ethylene Crackers Petrochemical complexes that process ethane into ethylene. Created by EIA using publicly available data. As of August 2015 12/15/2014 Shapefile DFGPSU
Flood Hazards National flood hazard information including flood hazard zones, Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) boundaries, Coastal Barrier Resources System, Otherwise Protected Areas, and levees. Data from FEMA's Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) databases. FEMA's web map service. - Live feed - F
Federal Lands Federally owned or administered lands of the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. For the most part, only areas of 320 acres or more are included; some smaller areas deemed to be important or significant are also included. There may be private inholdings within the boundaries of Federal lands in this map layer. Some established Federal lands which are larger than 320 acres are not included in this map layer, because their boundaries were not available from the owning or administering agency. United States Department of the Interior, National Atlas. As of Dec. 2014 9/1/2015 - DFGPSU
Geothermal Potential Geothermal potential (Enhanced Geothermal System EGS) for the U.S. based on Levelized Cost of Electricity, with CLASS 1 being most favorable, and CLASS 5 being least favorable. Shallow EGS resources located near hydrothermal sites or USGS assessment of undiscovered hydrothermal resources are not included. CLASS 999 regions have temperatures less than 150° C at 10 km depth and were not assessed for deep EGS potential. Temperature at depth data for deep EGS in Alaska and Hawaii not available. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
The source data for deep EGS includes temperature at depth from 3 to 10 km provided by Southern Methodist University Geothermal Laboratory (Blackwell & Richards, 2009).
2009 10/10/2012 - DFGSU
HGL Market Hubs Major storage and trading hubs in Mont Belvieu, TX; Conway, KS; and Hattiesburg, MS. This layer is not visible if zoomed in beyond 1:1,000,000 scale. InterContinental Exchange (ICE) - 7/1/2013 - DGPSU
HGL Pipelines Major HGL pipelines in the United States. Layer includes interstate trunk lines and selected intrastate lines. Based on publicly available data from a variety of sources with varying scales and levels of accuracy. This layer is not visible if zoomed in beyond 1:1,000,000 scale. Created by EIA using publicly available data. June 2016 7/7/2016 Shapefile DGSU
Indian Lands Indian lands of the United States. For the most part, only areas of 320 acres or more are included; some smaller areas deemed to be important or significant are also included. Federally-administered lands within a reservation are included for continuity; these may or may not be considered part of the reservation and are simply described with their feature type and the administrating Federal agency. Some established Indian lands which are larger than 320 acres are not included in this map layer because their boundaries were not available from the owning or administering agency. United States Department of the Interior, National Atlas. As of Dec. 2014 9/1/2015 - DFGPSU
Liquefied Natural Gas Import/Export Terminals Liquefied natural gas import/export terminals in the United States. The map excludes the import facility in Puerto Rico. These are defined as terminals capable of liquefaction of natural gas for transport or receipt and regasification of LNG for use as natural gas. EIA, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and U.S. Dept. of Transportation 2016 7/7/2016 Shapefile DFGPSU
Natural Gas Interstate and Intrastate Pipelines Natural gas interstate and intrastate pipelines in the United States. Based on a variety of sources with varying scales and levels of accuracy and therefore accuracy is directly affected. This layer is not visible if zoomed in beyond 1:1,000,000 scale. Collected by EIA from FERC and other external sources. June 2016 7/7/2016 Shapefile DGPSU
Natural Gas Market Hubs Natural gas market hubs in the contiguous United States. A hub is a physical transfer point for natural gas where several pipelines are connected. A market center is a hub where the operator offers services that facilitate the buying, selling, and transportation of natural gas. This layer is not visible if zoomed in beyond 1:1,000,000 scale. EIA Varies, 1996-2009 7/1/2013 Shapefile DGSU
Natural Gas Processing Plants Natural gas processing plants in the U.S. Map locations based on approximate zip code centroids. This layer is not visible if zoomed in closer than 1:1,000,000 scale. EIA-757, Natural Gas Processing Plant Survey 2014 12/16/2015 Shapefile (see query system for most current data.) DGPSU
Natural Gas Underground Storage Facilities U.S. underground natural gas storage fields. County centroid are used for map location. This layer is not visible if zoomed in closer than 1:1,000,000 scale. EIA-191, Monthly Underground Gas Storage Report Nov. 2015 3/11/2016 Shapefile (see query system for most current data.) DGPSU
NERC Regions North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Regions. EIA approximation based on NERC map - 10/10/2012 - FSU
Northeast Petroleum Reserve Sites Includes the Northeast Home Heating Oil Reserve and the Northeast Regional Refined Petroleum Product Reserve. EIA, Weekly Petroleum Status Report, Northeast Reserves - 9/1/2015 - DFGPSU
Off Shore 90 Meter Tower Wind Speed Annual average offshore wind speed at a 90-meter height for Atlantic coast, Great Lakes, Gulf of Mexico, Hawaii coast, and Pacific coast. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Various, 2006-2012 10/10/2012 - DGSU
Oil/Gas Active Platforms in Federal Waters Active oil and gas platforms in U.S. Federal waters. U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 6/6/2016 7/7/2016 - DFGPSU
Oil and Gas Wells Includes probable actively producing oil and gas wells in the United States, excluding Indiana and Illinois. States vary in their collection and processing practices and have varying lags in reporting. For example, reporting for Kentucky and Tennessee will lag years behind other States. Known abandoned, dry, storage and injection wells have been excluded. Gas wells include coalbed methane and CO2. The definition and designation of oil and gas well types vary by State. Drillinginfo July 2016 (note: reporting lag for some States) 8/5/2016 Shapefile not available due to copyright restrictions. DFGPSU
On Shore 50 Meter Tower Wind Potential On shore wind potential at 50-Meter Resolution (50-meter height above surface) for all States except Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Various, 2009-2012 5/21/2014 DGSU
Petroleum Administration for Defense Districts (PADD) A geographic aggregation of the 50 States and the District of Columbia into five Districts. EIA 12/15/2014 Shapefile FSU
Petroleum Ports (≥ 200 short tons) Ports in the 50 States and the District of Columbia that handled 200 or more short tons per year in total volume (import and export) of petroleum products. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Navigation Data Center, Ports and Waterways Facilities. 2013 9/1/2015 - DFGPSU
Petroleum Product Pipelines Major petroleum product pipelines in the United States. Layer includes interstate trunk lines and selected intrastate lines. Based on publicly available data from a variety of sources with varying scales and levels of accuracy. This layer is not visible if zoomed in beyond 1:1,000,000 scale. Created by EIA using publicly available data. June 2016 7/7/2016 Shapefile DGPSU
Petroleum Product Terminals All operable bulk petroleum product terminals located in the 50 States and the District of Columbia with a total bulk shell storage capacity of 50,000 barrels or more, and/or ability to receive volumes from tanker, barge, or pipeline. Survey locations adjusted using public data. EIA-815, "Monthly Bulk Terminal and Blender Report. May 2015 9/1/2015 Shapefile DFGPSU
Petroleum Refineries All operable petroleum refineries located in the 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, and other U.S. possessions. Survey locations adjusted using public data. EIA-820 Refinery Capacity Report. As of 1/1/2016 8/5/2016 Shapefile DFGPSU
Power Plants Operable electric generating plants in the United States by energy source. This includes all plants that are operating, on standby, or short- or long-term out of service with a combined nameplate capacity of 1 MW or more. EIA-860, Annual Electric Generator Report, EIA-860M, Monthly Update to the Annual Electric Generator Report and EIA-923, Power Plant Operations Report. As of Mar. 2016 7/7/2016 Shapefile DFGSU
Sedimentary Basins Sedimentary basins associated with tight oil and shale gas plays in the United States. U.S. Geological Survey and state agencies such as the WY Geological Survey. As of 5/6/2011 3/11/2016 Shapefile DGSU
Solar Resources Global Horizontal Irradiance (Physcial Solar Model) annual average that is averaged over surface cells of 0.038 degrees in both latitude and longitude, or nominally 4 km in size. The solar radiation values represent the resource available to solar energy systems. The data are averaged from hourly model output over 17 years (1998-2014). National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), National Solar Radiation Database (NSRDB) 1998-2014 average 7/7/2016 - DGSU
Solid Biomass Resources Biomass resources available in the United States by county. It includes the following feedstock categories: crop residues, forest residues, primary mill residues, secondary mill residues, and urban wood waste. U.S. Department of Energy, National Renewable Energy Laboratory 2012 9/1/2015 - DGSU
Storm Information Active storms, recent storms, wind speed, and warnings. NOAA-National Hurricane Center;
Map service provided by Esri.
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Strategic Petroleum Reserves The largest stockpile of government-owned emergency crude oil in the world, established in Bayou Choctaw and West Hackberry, LA and in Big Hill and Bryan Mound, TX to protect against disruptions in U.S. commercial oil supplies. U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Fossil Energy, U.S. Petroleum Reserves. As of July 2015 9/1/2015 Shapefile DFGPSU
Tight Oil and Shale Gas Plays Tight oil and shale gas plays in the Lower 48 States. EIA June 2016 7/7/2016 Shapefile DGSU
Tight Oil and Shale Gas by Individual Play Boundaries, structures (elevation of top) and isopachs (thickness) of major low permeability oil and gas plays in the lower 48 States. EIA June 2016 7/7/2016 Shapefile P
U.S. Census Regions and Divisions Any of nine geographic areas of the United States as defined by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census 12/15/2014 FSPU
Waterways for Petroleum Movement (≥ 750 short tons) Navigable waterways in the 50 States and the District of Columbia that moved 750 or more short tons per year in total (upstream and downstream) petroleum products. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Navigation Data Center, Ports and Waterways Facilities. 2011 10/10/2013 - DFGSPU
Wind Turbines Onshore industrial wind turbine locations for the United States. Note: Only visible when zoomed in closer than 1:1,000,000 scale. U.S. Geological Survey As of March 2014 7/7/2016 - DFGSU