Geoscience Data Repositories in NEW MEXICO

New Mexico Library of Subsurface Data

New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources
801 Leroy Place
Socorro, NM 87801

Contact: Ron Broadhead, Assistant Director
505/835-6333 (FAX) 

Data Center Staff Size: 3
Type of Repository: Public - State/Local, Academic
Data Access Fee: none
Catalog and Index Type: paper, digital
Data Delivery Media: paper, mail out

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Center Services Provided: staff research

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Comments: This facility maintains an up-to-date collection of subsurface data for New Mexico, with emphasis on oil and gas, but it has significant collections of coal and uranium data as well. It also maintains up-to-date field and pool maps, organized by stratigraphic unit, for all oil and gas pools in New Mexico. It also has a collection of sample logs, biostratigraphic data, production data, legal descriptions of fields and pools, etc. In addition, there is source rock data on approximately 100 wells in New Mexico. The Library is part of the DOE/PTTC Petroleum Resource Center at New Mexico Tech.

New Mexico Energy Library, Inc.

312 North Main Street
P.O. Box 4200
Roswell, NM 88202-4200

Contact: Patsy Turner, Librarian
505/622-1711 (FAX)

Data Center Staff Size: 1
Type of Repository: Private - Membership
Data Access Fee: membership dues
Catalog and Index Type: paper, CD-ROM, fiche
Data Delivery Media: mail out

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Geographic Areas of Holdings, by type and media: Comments: The Library has very good coverage of southeast New Mexico, as well as logs and completion reports on most of the state. Members collect their own data. Others wanting information can come in for a day fee, plus copy charges.