Map Service Showing Geology, Oil and Gas Fields, and Geologic Provinces of Africa

Metadata Updated: December 13, 2017

This map service includes geology, oil and gas field centerpoints, and geologic provinces of Africa with some of these components extended into geographically adjacent areas. This digital compilation is an interim product of the U.S. Geological Survey's World Energy Project (WEP) and part of a series on CD-ROM. The goal of the WEP is to assess the undiscovered, technically recoverable oil and gas resources of the world. Results of this assessment were reported in the year 2000 (see USGS DDS-60).

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Metadata Date October 15, 2004
Metadata Created Date December 2, 2017
Metadata Updated Date December 13, 2017
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2002 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date October 15, 2004
Metadata Created Date December 2, 2017
Metadata Updated Date December 13, 2017
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2002 (publication)
Responsible Party U.S. Geological Survey (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Access Constraints Use Constraints: Shapefiles covering country boundaries contain intellectual property of Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI), and are used with permission. Shapefiles covering oil and gas field centerpoints contain intellectual property of Petroconsultants International Data Corporation, and are used with permission. End users are permitted to use these data sets for their own internal use, including derivative work, but are prohibited from redistributing these data individually or in a derivative work to third parties., Access Constraints: None
Bbox East Long 63.36
Bbox North Lat 38.3
Bbox South Lat -37.1
Bbox West Long -17.64
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Frequency Of Update notPlanned
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Graphic Preview Type JPEG
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Licence This publication was prepared by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency therof, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, expressed or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed in this report, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. Reference therein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not necessarily constitue or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the United States Government or any agency thereof. Although all data and software published are used by the U.S. Geological Survey, no warranty, expressed or implied, is made by the U.S. Geological Survey as to the accuracy of the data and related materials and (or) the functioning of the software. The act of distribution shall not constitute any such warranty, and no responsibility is assumed by the U.S. Geological Survey in the use of these data, software, or related materials.
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Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
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