Links to Interesting Websites
(all links were checked and found to be active on 10/24/2010)
 
| Agencies | Colleges | Museums | Societies |
| Geology Sites | History Sites |

 
 

Geology Links
Balanced Cross Sections (Davis & Namson)
California Fossil Collecting Localities
Earthquakes and Faults
Fossil and Evolution Links
Geology Links (this is great site!)
Gold Mining
La Brea Tar Pits (Page Museum)
Plate Tectonics
Recent Earthquakes
Rockhound Links
San Joaquin Valley Geology
Satellite Images - Outer Space (from JPL)
Satellite Images - The Visible Earth (from NASA)
Sequence Stratigraphy Links
Shark Tooth Hill
Tar and Oil Seeps
Volcanoes
World of Oil (Paleontological research Insitution)

History Links
Drake Well Museum (in Titusville, Pennsylvania)
Early California Oil Industry by Bruce Petty
Index to early Petroleum History Sites
Oil History by Samuel T. Pees (Pennsylvania Oil History)
Oil History and Geology of the Newhall Oil District by Stan Walker
Petroleum History Institute
Spindletop - Gladys Town Boomtown Museum
Story of Oil in California (Paleontological research Insitution)

Geologic Societies
American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Pacific Section of AAPG
Alaska Geological Society
American Petroleum Institute (API)
San Joaquin Valley Chapter of API
Association of Engineering Geologists (AEG)
Association of Women Geologists (AWG)
California Well Sample Repository (CWSR)
Coast Geological Society (CGS)
Dibblee Foundation
Geological Society of America (GSA)
Houston Geological Society (HGS)
Los Angeles Basin Geological Society
Pacific Section of AAPG
Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists (RMAG)
San Joaquin Geological Society (SJGS)
Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG)
Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM)
Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
Los Angeles Basin Chapter of SPE
San Joaquin Valley Chapter of SPE
Society of Professional Well Log Analysts (SPWLA)
San Joaquin Well Logging Society (SJWLS)
South Coast Geological Society
Well Sample Repository

Local Colleges with Geology Departments
Cal State Bakersfield (CSUB) Geology Department
Cal State Fresno (CSUF) Geology Department
Cal State Northridge (CSUN) Geology Department
Santa Barbara City College Geology Department
Univ. of Calif. at Santa Barbara (UCSB) Geology Department

Museums with Oil and/or Geology Exhibits
Buena Vista Museum of Natural History - Bakersfield
      (Miocene Fossils from Shark Tooth Hill)
Field Trips
California Oil Museum - Santa Paula
      (Oil Industry of Ventura County)
Carpinteria Valley Museum of History - Carpinteria
      (Carpinteria Tar Pits)
Kern County Museum - Bakersfield
      (Oil Industry of Kern County)
Page Museum of La Brea Discoveries - Los Angeles
      (La Brea Tar Pits)
R.C. Baker Memorial Museum - Coalinga
      (History of Coalinga Field)
West Kern Oil Museum - Taft
      (McKittrick Tar Pits & History of Midway-Sunset Field)

Government Agencies
Bureau of Land Management (BLM) - Bakersfield Office
California Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR)
      - They used to call it the "DOG"
DOGGR Interactive Well Map
DOGGR Online Production Data
DOGGR Online Logs & Well Histories
DOGGR Publications FTP Site
DOGGR Well Surface Location Databases
 
California Geological Survey (formerly Division of Mines and Geology)
Department of Energy (DOE)
Petroleum Technology Transfer Council (PTTC)
West Coast PTTC
U. S. Geological Survey (USGS)