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Ministry of Energy Mines and Responsible for Core Review

Downloadable Shape Files in Geographic Projection

Layer  Name

Source

Exploratory wells

MEM/PTB

Offshore tenure - BC

MEM/PTB
BC offshore petroleum grid MEM/PTB
Cruise ship routes MEM/OOGT;AlaskaCruise
Oil and Gas Play (QCB) MEM

Tanker exclusion zone

CCG;DFO

Territorial limit

MEM/OOGT;NRCan

Offshore tenure - Canada

NRCan

Offshore basins

NRCan

Seismic lines

NRCan

Sponge reefs

NRCan

Sponge reef buffer zone

DFO
Abbreviations: NRCan - Natural Resources Canada; MEM - BC Ministry of Energy and Mines, PTB - Petroleum Titles Branch; OOGT - former MEM Offshore Oil and Gas Team; DFO=Fisheries and Oceans Canada; CCG=Canadian Coast Guard

 

All files are in geographic projection, NAD83 datum. Additional base map and geology layers are available for download from the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Geospatial Data Download page. For other data layers users should contact the custodians listed in the data sources table directly.