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Map layer Description Source Data period Update date Map data* Associated maps
Biodiesel Plants Biodiesel plants in the United States. U.S. Biodiesel Plant Production Capacity (based on EIA-22M, Monthly Biodiesel Production Survey) As of 1/1/2019 10/8/2019 Shapefile DGSU
Border Crossings, Electricity United States 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. 2017 1/10/2018 Shapefile DGPSU
Border Crossings, Liquids United States 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. 2017 1/10/2018 Shapefile DGPSU
Border Crossings, Natural Gas United States 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. 2017 1/10/2018 Shapefile DGPSU
Climate Zones Climate zone designations used by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building America Program and EIA's Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS) for 2012. U.S. Department of Energy, Building America 2015 10/12/2018 - DFGSPU
Coal Fields Coal Fields of the United States. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey 2013 7/17/2018 - 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." 2017 1/18/2019 Shapefile DFGSU
Congressional Districts The 116th Congressional Districts. The 116th Congress runs from January 2019 to January 2021. U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau. As of Jan. 2019 2/5/2019 - DFGPSU
County Boundaries Counties and county equivalents in the United States. U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau. As of 1/1/2019 10/8/2019 - 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. Jan. 2018 2/23/2018 Shapefile DGPSU
Crude Oil Rail Terminals Rail terminals handling the loading and unloading of crude oil in the United States that were active between 2017 and 2018. Created by EIA using publicly available data. 2017-18 1/18/2019 Shapefile DFGPSU
Earthquakes Recent worldwide earthquake information from the USGS Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) program. In addition to displaying earthquakes by magnitude, this service also presents earthquakes by impact. Impact is measured by population as well as models for economic and fatality loss. U.S. Geological Survey - Live feed - D
Electric Retail Service Territories Areas of the United States serviced by electric power utilities responsible for the retail sale of electric power to local customers, whether residential, industrial, or commercial. Homeland Infrastructure Foundation - Level Data (HIFLD). April 2019 10/8/2019 - DFGPSU
Electric Substations Electric power substations primarily associated with electric power transmission as represented by facilities and equipment that switch, transform, or regulate electric power at voltages equal to, or greater than, 69 kilovolts. Substations with a maximum operating voltage less than 69 kilovolts may be included, depending on the availability of authoritative sources, but coverage of these features should not be considered complete. Geographic coverage includes the United States and the U.S. Territories. Homeland Infrastructure Foundation - Level Data (HIFLD). July 2018 10/8/2019 - DGPSU
Electric Transmission Lines Includes lines operated at relatively high voltages varying from 69 kV up to 765 kV which are capable of transmitting large quantities of electricity over long distances. Underground transmission lines are included where sources were available. Geographic coverage includes the United States and the U.S. Territories. Homeland Infrastructure Foundation - Level Data (HIFLD). July 2018 10/12/2018 - DGPSU
Ethanol Plants Operating fuel ethanol production plants in the United States. U.S. Fuel Ethanol Plant Production Capacity (based on EIA-819M Monthly Oxygenate Report) As of 1/1/2019 10/8/2019 Shapefile DGSU
Ethylene Crackers Ethylene crackers in the United States. Ethylene crackers are petrochemical complexes that process ethane into ethylene. Created by EIA using publicly available data. March 2018 3/8/2018 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. U.S. Geological Survey, The National Map. 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
Gulf of Mexico Active Leases Blocks that are currently leased from the federal government by industry. Outlines for active federal oil and gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Sep. 2019 10/8/2019 - DFGSU
Gulf of Mexico District Boundaries Bureau of Safety and Engineering (BSEE) Gulf of Mexico Region (GOMR) offshore inspection district boundaries. U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 2013 10/12/2018 - DFGSU
Gulf of Mexico Federal Protractions (Clipped) Federal protractions clipped along the Federal/State boundary for the Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. No information in the state side of the Fed/State boundary is included. U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 1999 10/12/2018 - DFGSU
HGL Market Hubs Major hydrocarbon gas liquids (HGL) 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 hydrocarbon gas liquids (HGL) pipelines in the United States and selected HGL pipelines in Canada. Data includes interstate trunk lines and selected intrastate lines. Based on publicly available data from a variety of sources (including company websites and media reports) 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. April 2018 10/8/2019 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. U.S. Geological Survey, The National Map. As of Dec. 2014 9/1/2015 - DFGPSU
Liquefied Natural Gas Import/Export Terminals Liquefied natural gas import/export terminals in the United States. 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 based on Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Department of Energy - Office of Fossil Energy, and trade press. Related EIA data: U.S. Liquefaction Capacity (XLS) As of Oct. 1, 2019 10/8/2019 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 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and other external sources. April 2018 10/8/2019 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 4/19/2018 Shapefile DGSU
Natural Gas Processing Plants Natural gas processing plants in the U.S. EIA-757, Natural Gas Processing Plant Survey 2017 2/5/2019 Shapefile (see query system for most current data.) DGPSU
Natural Gas Storage Regions Natural gas storage regions in the lower 48 States. U.S. Energy Information Administration, Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report (Notice) As of 11/19/2015 10/12/2018 Shapefile DFGSPU
Natural Gas Underground Storage U.S. underground natural gas storage EIA-191, Monthly Underground Gas Storage Report Dec. 2018 10/8/2019 Shapefile (see query system for most current data.) DGPSU
NERC Regions North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Regions. EIA approximation based on NERC map - 12/5/2016 Shapefile 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 - 2/5/2019 Shapefile 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 Platforms in Federal Waters Active oil and gas platforms in U.S. Federal waters, Gulf of Mexico. U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Sep. 2019 10/8/2019 - 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 Sep. 2019 (note: reporting lag for some states) 10/8/2019 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 with PADD 1 further split into three subdistricts. EIA 12/15/2014 Shapefile DGPSU
Petroleum Ports Principal ports in the United States that handled 200,000 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. 2017 10/8/2019 - 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. Jan. 2018 2/23/2018 Shapefile DGPSU
Petroleum Product Terminals All operable bulk petroleum product terminals in the United States 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. Nov. 2018 1/18/2019 Shapefile DFGPSU
Petroleum Refineries All operable petroleum refineries located in the United States, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, and other U.S. possessions. Survey locations adjusted using public data. EIA-820 Refinery Capacity Report. As of 1/1/2019 10/8/2019 Shapefile DFGPSU
Population Density by Census Tract People per square mile by census tract for the U.S. and Puerto Rico. U.S. Census Bureau 2010 12/5/2016 - DFGPSU
Population Density by County People per square mile by county tract for the U.S. and Puerto Rico. U.S. Census Bureau 2010 12/5/2016 - 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. July 2019 10/8/2019 Shapefile DFGSU
Railroads Class 1 freight and other railroads in the United States. Class 1 includes the following freight railroad companies: Burlington Northern and Santa Fe (BSNF), Canadian National (CN), Canadian Pacific (CP), CSX (CSX), Kansas City Southern (KCS), Norfolk Southern (NS), and Union Pacific (UP). All other U.S. railroads are included in the "Other Railroads" layer. Derived from: Homeland Infrastructure Foundation - Level Data (HIFLD) May 2018 10/8/2019 - DGSU
Sedimentary Basins Sedimentary basins associated with tight oil and shale gas plays in the United States. U.S. Geological Survey, DrillingInfo Inc., and state agencies. As of Dec. 2017 1/10/2018 Shapefile DGSU
Solar Resources Global Horizontal Irradiance (Physical 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. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), National Solar Radiation Database (NSRDB) 1998-2018 average 7/9/2019 - 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 Live feed - D
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 Aug. 2016 12/5/2016 Shapefile DFGPSU
Tight Oil and Shale Gas Plays Tight oil and shale gas plays in the Lower 48 States. EIA March 2019 10/8/2019 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 March 2019 10/8/2019 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
Uranium associated with phosphate The location of uraniferous phosphate deposits within the United States. These are sedimentary phosphate deposits that contain trace uranium. Compiled by USGS from published sources: Data Descriptions and References for Uranium Resource Regions of the U.S. 1979 4/8/2019 Shapefile SPU
Uranium identified resource areas The location of U.S. uranium provinces, districts and select important deposits located outside of these broader regions. Compiled by USGS from published sources: Data Descriptions and References for Uranium Resource Regions of the U.S. 2018 4/8/2019 Shapefile SPU
Uranium NURE favorable areas Areas favorable for the concentration of uranium in the United States as assessed by the the U.S. Department of Energy's National Uranium Resource Evaluation (NURE) program. Compiled by USGS from published sources: Data Descriptions and References for Uranium Resource Regions of the U.S. 1980 4/8/2019 Shapefile SPU
Uranium in-situ leach plants U.S. uranium in-situ leach plants including owner, location, capacity, and operating status. Locations have been adjusted using publicly available information. Form EIA-851A and Form EIA-851Q, Domestic Uranium Production Report, Table 4 Q2 2019 10/8/2019 Shapefile DGSPU
Uranium mills and heap leach facilities U.S. uranium mills and heap leach facilities including owner, location, capacity, and operating status. Locations have been adjusted using publicly available information. Form EIA-851A and Form EIA-851Q, Domestic Uranium Production Report, Table 3 Q2 2019 10/8/2019 Shapefile DGSPU
Waterways for Petroleum Movement Navigable inland waterways in the United States that moved 700,000 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. 2017 10/8/2019 - DFGSPU
Wild Fires Current fires are based on situation reports for large active wildland fire incidents retrieved from the IRWIN (Integrated Reporting of Wildland-Fire Information) system. Complex points are two or more individual incidents located in the same general area which are assigned to a single incident commander or unified command. Fire perimeters are submitted to GeoMAC by field offices and are updated every one or two days, as the data is made available. The MODIS fire detection layer displays information on fire locations from satellite-based Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) fire detection data. U.S. Geological Survey, Geospatial Multi-Agency Coordination (GeoMAC). - Live feed - D
Wind Turbines Land-based and offshore wind turbine locations and characteristics for the United States (including Puerto Rico and Guam). Note: Only visible when zoomed in closer than 1:1,000,000 scale. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, U.S. Geological Survey and the American Wind Energy Association. Q1 2019, and few for Q2 2019 10/8/2019 - DFGSU