ISGS in the News

US Topo - A New National Map Series, 2012 Update

The U.S. Geological Survey's Larry Moore provides an update on the US Topo effort, the Survey’s general purpose, digital, quadrangle map series. He outlines the successes thus far and the obstacles still ahead in 2013.

Illinois source rock information to be released

ISGS to release data related to source rocks and potential source rocks in Illinois on January 10, 2013. To request data, contact Joan Crockett, Associate Petroleum Geologist.

Study: Many Unknowns But Gas Could Mean Ill. Jobs

ISGS Director, Don McKay, speaks about the recent discovery of New Albany Shale in Southern Illinois.

New Geologic Data Favorable for Oil in Central Illinois

ISGS Director, Don McKay, speaks with WILL about new seismic data recovered in Southern Illinois. McKay said there is now data available from a 120 mile stretch of Western Illinois to Southwest Champaign County that could boost the economy.