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Ontario Oil and Gas Data Sources

Ontario Data Releases

Ontario v1.0 (March 2015)

The digital well data consisted of the following information:

  • Well Licence Number
  • Well Name
  • Current Status
  • Operator Name
  • Well Class
  • Geological Target
  • Well Type
  • Well Mode
  • Total Depth
  • County
  • Township
  • Tract
  • Lot
  • Concession
  • Lake Erie Block
  • Lake Erie Tract
  • North/South Boundary
  • East/West Boundary
  • Surface Latitude
  • Surface Longitude
  • Bottom-Hole Latitude
  • Bottom-Hole Longitude
  • Spacing Order
  • Start Date
  • Total Depth Date
  • Plug Date
  • Core Number

The data was available free of charge. On http://www.ogsrlibrary.com/data_free_petroleum_ontario, choose the XLS download in the Petroleum Data Download section. Metadata is available in that section as well. The freshness of the data was 2015-03-13.

Ontario v2.0 (August 2020)

For this release of Ontario oil and gas well data on Wellwiki, our data came from a single source:

• Petroleum data download[1]

All the division and subdivision shapefiles were collected from Statistics Canada.

Overall, this upgrade resulted in the generation of 26,968 new or modified Ontario Well Pages; 2,220 new or modified Ontario Operator Pages and 223 new or modified Ontario Municipality Pages. The team for this project consisted of Joel Gehman, Zhi Shen, and Georgio Cheruvelil. Financial support and in-kind support for this project was provided by the University of Alberta School of Business.