Short Citation:
Office for Coastal Management, 2021: Oil and Gas Planning Areas, https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/54389.

Item Identification

Title: Oil and Gas Planning Areas
Status: Completed
Publication Date: 2018-04-17
Abstract:

This product resulted from merging four regional datasets containing BOEM Planning Area outlines. The use of these Planning Areas makes it easier to refer to Official Protraction Diagrams (OPD) and individual blocks within a region. The Submerged Lands Act (SLA) boundary, along with the Continental Shelf Boundary (CSB), the Limit of Protraction were used to complete the polygons for the Planning Areas. Because GIS projection and topology functions can change or generalize coordinates, these GIS files are considered to be approximate and are NOT an OFFICIAL record for the exact block coordinates or areas. The Official Protraction Diagrams (OPDs) and Supplemental Official OCS Block Diagrams (SOBDs) serve as the legal definition for BOEM offshore boundary coordinates and area descriptions. If any discrepancies are found between these shapefiles and the OPDs and SOBDs, it is the OPD and SOBD diagrams which take precedence. The original datasets were developed in UTM. Here they are projected in WGS_1984_World_Mercator. As a result, any area values computed from this dataset may differ from the official BOEM areas.

Purpose:

To support coastal and ocean planning and other activities pursuant to the Energy Policy Act, Coastal Zone Management Act, Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, National Environmental Policy Act, Rivers and Harbors Act and the Submerged Lands Act. Planning Area outlines and other cadastre information the BOEM produces are generated in accordance with 30 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 256.8 to support Federal land ownership and mineral resource management in the waters surrounding the United States.

Supplemental Information:

The native coordinate system for this layer is WGS 1984 World Mercator (ESPG: 3395). Please note: all MarineCadastre.gov data served by the NOAA Office for Coastal Management and hosted through Esri REST services are in the WGS 1984 Web Mercator Auxiliary Sphere (EPSG: 3857) projection.

Keywords

Theme Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords Earth Science > Human Dimensions > Environmental Governance/Management
ISO 19115 Topic Categories oceans
ISO 19115 Topic Categories planningCadastre
ISO 19115 Topic Category oceans
ISO 19115 Topic Category planningCadastre
None Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, BOEM
None Cadastre
None Lease blocks
None OCS blocks
None Official Protraction Diagram, OPD
None Offshore
None Oil and gas
None Outer Continental Shelf, OCS
None Planning Area

Spatial Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords Continent > North America > United States Of America
None California, CA
None Exclusive Economic Zone, EEZ
None Oregon, OR
None Pacific Ocean
None USA
None Washington, WA

Physical Location

City: North Charleston
State/Province: SC

Data Set Information

Data Set Scope Code: Data Set
Maintenance Frequency: As Needed
Data Presentation Form: Map (digital)
Distribution Liability:

NOAA makes no warranties or representations whatsoever regarding the availability, quality, accuracy, content, completeness or suitability for the user's needs of such information. The services, information, and data made available on the Marine Cadastre web site are provided "as is" without warranties of any kind. These data are intended for coastal and ocean use planning. Not for navigation. http://www.marinecadastre.gov/about/disclaimer.html

Data Set Credit: CREDIT: Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) ORIGINATORS: Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), Office for Coastal Management (OCM);

Support Roles

Data Steward

CC ID: 791836
Date Effective From: 2018-06
Date Effective To:
Contact (Organization): NOAA Office for Coastal Management (NOAA/OCM)
Address: 2234 South Hobson Ave
Charleston, SC 29405-2413
Email Address: coastal.info@noaa.gov
Phone: (843) 740-1202
URL: https://coast.noaa.gov

Distributor

CC ID: 791837
Date Effective From: 2018-06
Date Effective To:
Contact (Organization): Office for Coastal Management (OCM)
Address: 2234 South Hobson Avenue
Charleston, SC 29405-2413
URL: https://www.coast.noaa.gov/

Metadata Contact

CC ID: 791839
Date Effective From: 2018-06
Date Effective To:
Contact (Organization): NOAA Office for Coastal Management (NOAA/OCM)
Address: 2234 South Hobson Ave
Charleston, SC 29405-2413
Email Address: coastal.info@noaa.gov
Phone: (843) 740-1202
URL: https://coast.noaa.gov

Point of Contact

CC ID: 791838
Date Effective From: 2018-06
Date Effective To:
Contact (Organization): NOAA Office for Coastal Management (NOAA/OCM)
Address: 2234 South Hobson Ave
Charleston, SC 29405-2413
Email Address: coastal.info@noaa.gov
Phone: (843) 740-1202
URL: https://coast.noaa.gov

Extents

Currentness Reference: Publication Date

Extent Group 1

Extent Group 1 / Geographic Area 1

CC ID: 791842
W° Bound: -103.25
E° Bound: -117.19
N° Bound: 48.51
S° Bound: 30.11

Extent Group 1 / Time Frame 1

CC ID: 791841
Time Frame Type: Discrete
Start: 2018-04-17
Description:

published

Access Information

Security Class: Unclassified
Data Use Constraints:

These data are intended for coastal and ocean use planning. Not for navigation. http://www.marinecadastre.gov/about/disclaimer.html

Distribution Information

Distribution 1

CC ID: 794490
Download URL: ftp://ftp.coast.noaa.gov/pub/MSP/ORT/OilandGasPlanningAreas.zip
Distributor:
File Name: ORT Oil and Gas Planning Areas

Distribution 2

CC ID: 794491
Download URL: https://coast.noaa.gov/arcgis/rest/services/OceanReportingTool/
Distributor:
File Name: ORT Map Service

URLs

URL 1

CC ID: 791834
URL: https://marinecadastre.gov/oceanreports
Name: Ocean Reports
URL Type:
Online Resource
Description:

More information and online data visualization.

Technical Environment

Description:

Microsoft Windows 7 Version 6.1 (Build 7601) Service Pack 1; Esri ArcGIS 10.1.0.3035

Data Quality

Accuracy:

The attributes in this dataset are believed to be accurate.

Horizontal Positional Accuracy:

OCS block corners from which the planning area outlines were derived are calculated values to 3 decimal places of a meter in the TIMS database. However, GIS functions which build topology, change projection, etc. may degrade coordinate values. For that reason, these GIS files are NOT an OFFICIAL record. Maximum scale of intended use is 1:80,000.

Completeness Report:

All NAD83 Federal planning area boundaries are shown. Spatial and attribute properties are believed to be complete, although attribute information has been simplified. Geometric thresholds from original data are preserved. No tests have been completed for exhaustiveness.

Conceptual Consistency:

These data are believed to be logically consistent. Geometry is topologically clean.

Lineage

Sources

BOEM Oil and Gas Planning Areas

CC ID: 791827
Contact Name: Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Mapping and Boundary Branch, Branch Chief, Branch Chief
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 2018-04-17
Citation URL: https://www.data.boem.gov/Mapping/Files/planarea.zip
Citation URL Name: Source Online Linkage
Citation URL Description:

URL where the source data were originally accessed.

Source Contribution:

Gulf of Mexico Dataset (Gulf_PlanningAreas)

BOEM Oil and Gas Planning Areas

CC ID: 791830
Contact Name: Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Mapping and Boundary Branch, Branch Chief, Branch Chief
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 2003-01-01
Citation URL: http://www.boem.gov/Oil-and-Gas-Energy-Program/Mapping-and-Data/Pacific-files/planarea.zip
Citation URL Name: Source Online Linkage
Citation URL Description:

URL where the source data were originally accessed.

Source Contribution:

Pacific Dataset (PC_PLANAREA.shp)

BOEM Oil and Gas Planning Areas

CC ID: 791829
Contact Name: Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Mapping and Boundary Branch, Branch Chief, Branch Chief
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 2008-10-24
Citation URL: http://www.boem.gov/Oil-and-Gas-Energy-Program/Mapping-and-Data/Alaska/planarea.aspx
Citation URL Name: Source Online Linkage
Citation URL Description:

URL where the source data were originally accessed.

Source Contribution:

Alaska Dataset (AK_PLAN)

BOEM Oil and Gas Planning Areas

CC ID: 791828
Contact Name: Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Mapping and Boundary Branch, Branch Chief, Branch Chief
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 2010-10-05
Citation URL: http://www.boemre.gov/offshore/mapping/Atlantic/GIS/ATL_PLAN.zip
Citation URL Name: Source Online Linkage
Citation URL Description:

URL where the source data were originally accessed.

Source Contribution:

Atlantic Dataset (ATL_PLAN)

Process Steps

Process Step 1

CC ID: 791831
Description:

Source datasets were re-projected into WGS_1984_World_Mercator. Re-projected sources were merged into one layer. Attributes of the resulting layer were manipulated to match desired schema. "MMS_PLAN_A" was already present and correctly populated for all features. "Region_name" was populated from "Text_Label" when present, or filled in with information found in source metadata when "Text_Label" attribute was not present.

Process Date/Time: 2018-04-17 00:00:00

Process Step 2

CC ID: 791832
Description:

For the four original regional datasets: The source data for the OCS block coverage is a theoretical mathematical derivation. In-house (BOEM) computer programs are used to generate a grid of blocks for each appropriate UTM zone. These blocks were clipped to show only those blocks or portions thereof within federal jurisdiction. The Planning Area outline coverage was constructed from the block coverage by using Arc/Infos dissolve command.

Process Date/Time: 2003-10-28 00:00:00

Child Items

Rubric scores updated every 15m

Rubric Score Type Title
Entity (ENT) Oil and Gas Planning Areas

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 54389
Metadata Record Created By: Anna Verrill
Metadata Record Created: 2018-10-25 12:07+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: Jesse Brass
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2019-10-02 13:42+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2018-10-26
Owner Org: OCM
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Next Review Date: 2019-10-27