sharing in governance of extractive industries
This post was originally published on Extract-A-Fact on November 30, 2016
By Tommy Morrison, Research Assistant, Publish What You Pay - United States
(click the image above to access the interactive tool)
Always on the lookout for interesting data, I was excited when I recently came across a comprehensive trove of data on offshore production in the Gulf of Mexico from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM).The datasets at data.boem.gov include:
However, because the data is interspersed between four datasets, it is downright complicated to find out which leases a company owns, what the lease attributes are, and how much oil and gas has been produced from the lease. With that in mind, I have created an interactive map application that combines the geographic data, the ownership data, and the production data into one easy-to-use tool.
See the full-sized map here
This map allows the user to view:
Click around and let us know what you find out, here or on Twitter @PWYPUSA!
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