The location of 170 offshore wells drilled in the Irish offshore area. Offshore wells cover the Irish Exclusive Economic Zone including the Irish Sea, Saint George's Channel, Celtic Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean. Offshore wells recorded between 1970 and 2013 available with this dataset. Offshore wells licensed and drilled by commercial oil and gas exploration companies. Offshore wells provide reporting information on the oil and gas exploration potential and experience around Ireland. Data available and provided by the Petroleum Affairs Division (PAD) of the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment (DCCAE). Data completed for the period 1970-2013.

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Theme Energy
Date dataset released 2014-06-24
Date dataset updated 2017-12-18
Dataset conforms to these standards The INSPIRE Directive or INSPIRE lays down a general framework for a Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) for the purposes of European Community environmental policies and policies or activities which may have an impact on the environment.
Rights notes ['Creative Commons licence conditions apply', 'https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/', 'license', 'https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/', 'license']
Update frequency Other
Language English
Landing Page http://atlas.marine.ie/arcgis/services/EnergyResourcesExploration/MapServer/WMSServer?REQUEST=GetMap&SERVICE=WMS&LAYERS=4&VERSION=1.3.0&FORMAT=image/png&CRS=CRS:84&BBOX=-15,48,-3,58&WIDTH=1000&HEIGHT=1000&STYLES=default
Geographic coverage in GeoJSON format {"type":"Polygon","coordinates":[[[-25.0008, 46.8333],[-25.0008, 57.3666], [-5.2723, 57.3666], [-5.2723, 46.8333], [-25.0008, 46.8333]]]}
Spatial Reference Systems (SRS) WGS 84 (EPSG:4326)
Vertical Extent {"maxVerticalExtent": "-50", "verticalDomainName": "sea level", "minVerticalExtent": "-400"}
Provenance information Data published by PAD Wells.zip downloadable file and used in Irelands Marine Atlas.
Period of time covered (begin) 1970-01-01
Period of time covered (end) 2014-12-31