Oil Information Library of Fort Worth - Logo

Oil Information Library of Fort Worth

Geographic Area Covered by Library

Extensive historical collection of scout cards, logs and maps for Texas RRC districts 5, 6, 7B, 7C, 8, 8A and 9, and southeast New Mexico:

  • Over 2 million scout/completion cards dating back to the 1920's
  • Extensive historical microfiche well log collection
  • Valuable collection of current / historical location maps including state DOT and USGS maps
  • Excellent Kansas and Oklahoma historical card coverage prior to 1986
  • Good Colorado, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nebraska, and Wyoming historical card coverage prior to 1986

Digital production and recent scouting data for the entire State of Texas and SE New Mexico:

  • Lasser, Inc. LPD© digital production data 1970 (some districts from 1956) to latest available from TRCC. Limited export privileges permitted to members only. Texas and New Mexico data covers entire state, and is updated monthly. Oklahoma data is statewide and is updated annually.
  • IHS Scout Plus completion/current status reports on CD for entire state of Texas plus SE New Mexico. Data is print only.

Reading library with extensive collection of periodicals, USGS and BEG research publications, and books.

Fair to good historical information for the Midcontinent, Southeast, Southwest and Rocky Mountain Regions. (Does not include recent/current data.)

Reproduction equipment for copying fiche, maps and cards. Tameran log copier for inexpensive paper log reproduction, from one, to hundreds of your paper logs. GeoScanner© rastering for fiche logs that can be saved to disk for export to your computer.

Affordable day rates or economical monthly memberships available.

Questions? Contact Librarian Kathryn Canty at (817) 332-4977
E-mail - oilfw@swbell.net
Hours of operation: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday, except standard holidays.