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Oil and Gas GIS Data

Liard Basin Oil and Gas Rights

The Petroleum Resources Division provides the current state of oil and gas rights within the Fort Liard (Liard Basin) area. This data is current as of January 2018.

Downloadable Maps

The maps are cropped tabloid 11 inches x 17 inches (27.94 cm x 43.18 cm) in size, saved at 300 and 600 dpi from ArcGIS Advanced 10.5.1. There are two formats available.

  1. The Liard Basin NWT Oil and Gas Right Map in TIF format saved as PDF (9 MB ~1.25 minutes to download at 1Mb/s) contains no individual objects or text, it is simply an image of the map.
  2. The Liard Basin NWT Oil and Gas Right Map directly saved from GIS environment in GeoPDF format at 300 and 600 dpi respectively (3MB <1 minute and 1 minute to download at 1Mb/s). This map is a GeoPDF with the ability to turn layers on and off and determine the latitude and longitude position of any point on the map using the Analyze Tool in Adobe Acrobat. The map has vector points, lines, polygons, text labels and annotation as well as text in the legend. The end user can also measure perimeter, length and areas using the Analyze Tool in Acrobat Professional. For a more lengthy description of how to use the Analyse/Analysis Tool please refer to the current areas for expression of interest page. This map allows for full print reproduction and content searches within Adobe Acrobat. Note: some layers with transparencies are merged with the background and cannot be individually turned off as this is a limitation of the export process.