EMODnet Human Activities: Offshore Hydrocarbon Extraction

The database on offshore hydrocarbon extraction boreholes in the EU was created in 2014 by Cogea for the European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet). It is the result of the aggregation and harmonization of datasets provided by several sources from all across the EU (plus Norway). It is updated every year, and is available for viewing and download on EMODnet - Human Activities web portal (www.emodnet-humanactivities.eu). The database contains points representing offshore hydrocarbon boreholes drilled in the following countries: Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Faroe Islands, France, Germany, Greece (only for western coast), Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, and UK. Each point has the following attributes (where available): status (active, abandoned, suspended, other), country, code, name, year (spud date), purpose (exploration, exploitation, other), content (crude oil, natural gas, crude oil and natural gas, dry, other), operator, drilling company/facility, distance to coast (metres) and water depth (metres). The distance to coast (EEA coastline shapefile) has been calculated using the original data map projections, where available. In the other cases it was used the UTM WGS84 Zone projected ccoordinate system where data fall in. Compared with the previous version this new version has been not only updated but was also reviewed (dataset schema and attributes values) in order to make it more compliant with INSPIRE.

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Geonetwork Links
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GN_Metadata_Show http://www.emodnet.eu/geonetwork/srv/en/catalog.search#/metadata/eac1ae3d-a1ee-4f90-ac8a-1aa1ec2ba2fa
GN_Metadata_Source http://www.emodnet.eu/geonetwork/srv/en/xml.metadata.get?uuid=eac1ae3d-a1ee-4f90-ac8a-1aa1ec2ba2fa
GN_URL http://www.emodnet.eu/geonetwork
Additional Info
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bbox-east-long 34.59
bbox-north-lat 70.09
bbox-south-lat 34.56
bbox-west-long -10.58
contact-email lfalco@cogea.it
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GUID eac1ae3d-a1ee-4f90-ac8a-1aa1ec2ba2fa
licence ["Re-use of content for commercial or non-commercial purposes is permitted free of charge, provided that the sources (both EMODnet - Human Activities, and primary sources) are acknowledged. EMODnet - Human Activities accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the re-use of content accessible on its website. Data on Germany are not available for download in order to comply with the terms of use of the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency"]
metadata-date 2017-12-15
metadata-language eng
point_of_contact 1 lfalco@cogea.it, apititto@cogea.it
point_of_contact 10 FactWeb@npd.no
point_of_contact 11 ad.meinster@tno.nl
point_of_contact 12 Hans-Juergen.Brauner@lbeg.niedersachsen.de
point_of_contact 13 yde@ens.dk
point_of_contact 14 spyridonbellas@gmail.com
point_of_contact 15 nmarkou@mcit.gov.cy
point_of_contact 16 nicola.santocchi@mise.gov.it
point_of_contact 17 bruno.duarte@enmc.pt
point_of_contact 18 john.seabourn@ogauthority.co.uk
point_of_contact 19 dgec-2a@developpement-durable.gouv.fr
point_of_contact 2 jardfeingi@jardfeingi.fo
point_of_contact 3 DataEP.info@dccae.gov.ie
point_of_contact 4 charles.a.galea@gov.mt
point_of_contact 5 tatjana.durn@azu.hr, ivana.butorac@azu.hr, barbara.doric@azu.hr
point_of_contact 6 t.medialdea@igme.es
point_of_contact 7 jovanovic.b@geozavod.co.me
point_of_contact 8 wpac@pgi.gov.pl
point_of_contact 9 klientu.serviss@lvgmc.lv
resource-type dataset
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system:type Dataset
topic_category utilitiesCommunication
Management Info
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Author Cogea srl
Maintainer iMarine Catalogue Manager
Last Updated 5 September 2018, 20:07 (CEST)
Created 5 September 2018, 20:07 (CEST)