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SOUTH DAKOTA Department of
Agriculture & Natural Resources

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Joe Foss Building
523 E Capitol Ave
Pierre, SD 57501-3182
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Oil & Gas



Oil and gas shapefile downloads available through the Oil and Gas Initiative!

Click here to download a geodatabase with wells, recovery units, and field boundaries.


Maps and Charts Available for Purchase


The South Dakota Stratigraphic Correlation Chart (Oil & Gas Investigation 3) depicts a chronostratigraphic classification for the geologic strata within the various geologic basins and areas in the state. The chart is available from the South Dakota Geological Survey. (Click image for larger view)


Stratigraphic Correlation Chart
40 inches x 56 inches


The maps are available by mail order (including key with well locations and data). The paper sizes and costs are listed with each map. To order, please contact the South Dakota Geological Survey at 605-677-5227 or complete the order form available on the Survey's Publications and Maps page. Other county maps showing oil and gas well, test hole, and permit locations are available upon request.


The maps listed below are in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format for viewing and printing. Click the map title to access the PDF. The maps are updated periodically. To view the PDF files you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader software. If you do not have the software, you can click on the link below to get a free copy.

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Map Title
Map size and Price
South Dakota Statewide
42 inches x 52 inches, $15.00
Fall River County O&G Wells, Test Holes, and Fields
34 inches x 44 inches, $10.00
Harding County Oil and Gas Fields
36 inches x 48 inches, $15.00
Harding County Enhanced Recovery Units
36 inches x 48 inches, $15.00
Custer County Oil and Gas Wells and Test Holes
25 inches x 36 inches, $10.00
Meade County Oil and Gas Wells and Test Holes
46 inches x 54 inches, $15.00
36 inches x 48 inches, $15.00
Perkins County Oil and Gas Wells and Test Holes
48 inches x 36 inches, $15.00



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