Energy Links

Drilling

Chiles Offshore - http://www.chilesoffshore.com/
International Association of Drilling Contractors - http://www.iadc.org/

Education

American Association of Drilling Engineers (AADE) in conjunction with the Offshore Energy Center sponsors the Knowledge Box Education Outreach Exhibit and Program which includes the "Project Expanding Energy Education (PE3) Teacher's Guide" specifically targeting K-12 grade students with an energy related curriculum. Website: www.aade.org.

American Petroleum Institute (API) National Chapter has created a new resource, "Classroom Energy", for educators and students which explores the topic of energy. By visiting their website: www.classroom-energy.org you can get background information, classroom activities, interactive tours and links to a variety of energy education resources.

Council of American Petroleum Accountants Societies (COPAS) has some high level guidance and interpretations for industry accountants to use to educate themselves at the website: www.copas.org/ - It is entitled: "Accredited Petroleum Accountant Program". They also have a Training and Reference product listing.

Desk and Derrick (DandD) has: "Bit of Fun" Energy Activity Book with characters (PetroMolly and PetroMack) that explain how hydrocarbons and their byproducts are used to make modern products we use every day.
-ADDC authors "Bit of Fun" Energy Activity Book, an activity and coloring book designed to promote education about the Oil and Gas Industry. The book is available in the U.S. Imperial version and the Canadian Metric version. A Spanish version will soon be available.
-ADDC sponsors educational books from the University of Texas at Austin Petroleum Extension Service (PETEX). Website: www.addc.org.
-They also have instructional gimmicks ("Are you as smart as a 3rd, 4th or 5th grader?") that they take to classrooms.

Louisiana First Lego League offers an opportunity for middle school students to design, build and compete with a robot constructed of LEGO: http://lafll.org

New Orleans Geological Society (NOGS) Outreach has a rock, minerals and fossils collection, as well as slide shows and other presentations, headed by Tom Bergeon at Century Exploration who has control over the collection. Email: tom.bergeon@centuryx.com

Power Grid - How Does the Power Grid Work?
https://www.choosetexaspower.org/how-the-power-grid-works/

Professional Landmen's Association of New Orleans (PLANO) has a program called: STAIR (Start the Adventure in Reading) - is a non-profit literacy program to improve reading skills and self-esteem of lower elementary students at website: www.planoweb.org/community-projects.asp

Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) has a magic suitcase designed to have a presenter guide the students through demonstrations. Also, "Learn About Energy" resources at different age levels (kids, students to age 14, students ages 14 and higher)- "Games/Just for Kids" (including coloring pages/books) and interesting articles (i.e. nuclear energy, alternative energy sources, petroleum careers, teacher resources, etc.) can be found on the website: www.energy4me.org

Society of Women Engineers (SWE) has an "Electronic Circuits, Switches and Sensors kit ("Versikit VS-1") that is both fun and educational at the website: www.geniuselectronics.net. The kits have been a popular part of the Junior Girl Scout engineering badge program (the "Making it Matter" badge), the Expanding Your Horizons program (4th ~ 8th grade) and in the Microsoft DigiGirlz program for high school age children. Instructor's Manual and images are attached.

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Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) has a Kids' Page with:
-"How Many Does It Take? Energy source types
-"Watts it to You"? Role playing exploring ways to make energy self-sufficient through inquiry, cooperative problems-solving and negotiation.
-"Tidepool Math" Math applications while learning about the environment through , exploration.
-"Ocean Energy" Energy resources located in, over and under the ocean
-"The Ocean's Sand, A Natural Resource"
-"Learn Along With Energy Ant About Different Types of Energy"
-"Saving Energy at Home"
-"We Put Energy Into Education". Great information for teachers and kids
-"Historic Shipwrecks in the Gulf of Mexico" and a Teacher's Resource
-"Did You Know?" Find out what seawater is made of.
-Information on Available Education Material - posters, teacher's companions, classroom activities and lesson plans.
The above can be found on website: www.boemre.gov/mmskids/.

Federal Information Sites

Code of Federal Regulations - http://www.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/cfrassemble.cgi?title=199830
Department of Energy - http://www.doe.gov/
Department of Interior - http://www.doi.gov/
EDGAR (SEC information ) - http://www.sec.gov/edgarhp.htm
Federal Register/Superintendent of Documents - http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/
30 CFR - Mineral Resources http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/waisidx_99/30cfrv3_99.html
Library of Congress - http://www.loc.gov
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) - http://www.boem.gov/
Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) - http://www.bsee.gov/
U.S. Government Printing Office - http://www.access.gpo.gov/index.html

Forms - Oil and Gas Related / General Information Sites

Abstract Companies by US States - http://www.oiltrash.com/
DOE Energy Facts - http://www.eia.doe.gov
Engineerjobs.com - http://www.engineerjobs.com (Engineering and technical jobs located in the U.S. Browse or search the job listings, or sign up for JobMail, and have jobs sent to you automatically.)
Geo-Environmental Search Site - http://www.geoindex.com/
Geologic Stratigraphy Charts - http://www.oiltrash.com/
Grand Basin Website - http://www.grandbasin.com
Hoover's Online - http://www.hoovers.com/
Kansas State University (Conducts independent engine, turbocharger, and gas turbine RandD and testing for naturnal gas transmission industry - http://www.ngml.ksu.edu
Oil Online - http://www.oilonline.com
Petroleum Technology Transfer Council (see also Eastern and Central Regions)- http://www.pttc.org
Roswell Online - http://www.roswell-online.com
SectorUpdates.com (Provides sector-related investment news and commentary) - http://www.sectorupdates.com
The Energy Connection - http://www.energyconnect.com/

Gulf States Regulatory Bodies

Alabama State Oil and Gas Board - http://www.ogb.state.al.us
Alabama Geological Survey - http://www.gsa.state.al.us
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) - http://www.boem.gov/
Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) - http://www.bsee.gov/
Louisiana Department of Natural Resources - http://www.dnr.state.la.us/index.ssi
Louisiana Office of Mineral Resources - http://www.dnr.state.la.us/min/mineral.ssi
Texas General Land Office - http://www.glo.state.tx.us
Texas Railroad Commission - http://www.rrc.state.tx.us/


Landmen

Landmen.Net - http://www.landmen.net
Waring and Associates - http://www.ocsbbs.com

Legal/Accounting Resources

Louisiana Sect. of State Commercial Division - http://www.sec.state.la.us/
Mississippi Legal Information - http://www.statewatch.com/
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation - http://www.rmmlf.org/

Maps

Google Earth - http://www.google.com/earth/

National/Regional Associations

American Association of Professional Geologists - http://www.aapg.org/
American Association of Professional Landmen - http://www.landman.org/
American Gas Association - http://www.aga.com/
American Petroleum Institute - http://www.api.org
American Petroleum Institute Delta Chapter -
Drilling Engineering Association (DEA) - http://www.dea.main.com
Independent Petroleum Association of America - http://www.ipaa.org/
International Association of Drilling Contractors - http://www.iadc.org/
Louisiana Independent Oil and Gas Association - http://www.lioga.com/
Louisiana Mid-continent Oil and Gas Association - http://www.lmoga.com/
National Association of Royalty Owners - http://www.naro-us.org/
North Texas Oil and Gas Association - http://www.ntoga.org/
Petroleum Marketer Association of America - http://www.pmaa.org/
Society of Professional Well Log Analysts - http://www.spwla.org/
Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association - http://www.tipro.org/
Western States Petroleum Association - http://www.wspa.org/

News

CNN - http://cnn.com/
CNN (Finance) - http://www.cnnfn.com/
MSNBC - http://www.msnbc.com/

OilOnline News - http://www.oilonline.com/news/

Offshore

Code of Federal Regulations - http://www.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/cfrassemble.cgi?title=199830
Environmental Impact of the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry www.offshore-environment.com
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) - http://www.boem.gov/
Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) - http://www.bsee.gov/
Ocean Drilling Program - http://www-odp.tamu.edu/
Outer Continental Shelf Bulletin Board System - http://www.ocsbbs.com


Online Lease Sale/Production-Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida and/or OCS

OCS Bulletin Board System (Gulf of Mexico lease and production data) - http://www.ocsbbs.com

Prospect and Property Listings

EXPROD - Exploration and Production Opportunities Database - - http://www.ocsbbs.com
NAPE Online - http://www.nape.com


Texas

Houston Association of Professional Landmen - http://www.hapl.org/
Texas General Land Office - http://www.glo.state.tx.us
Texas Railroad Commission - http://www.rrc.state.tx.us/
Texas Real Estate Commission - http://www.trec.state.tx.us/


Wheels

Kelly Blue Book for Automobiles - http://www.kbb.com/


Weather

The Weather Channel - http://www.weather.com
Farmer's Almanac - http://www.almanac.com
Intellicast - http://www.intellicast.com/

Petroleum Industry


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