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About The Oklahoma Geological Survey

Our Mission

The Oklahoma Geological Survey is a state agency for research and public service located on the Norman Campus of The University of Oklahoma and affiliated with the OU Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy. The Survey is chartered in the Oklahoma Constitution (70 OK Stat ยง 70-3310 (2014) (RTF) and is charged with investigating the state's land, water, mineral, and energy resources, and disseminating the results of those investigations to promote the wise use of Oklahoma's natural resources consistent with sound environmental practices.

Sarkeys Energy Center

Sarkeys Energy Center
Sarkeys Energy Center

The Oklahoma Geological Survey main office is located in the Sarkeys Energy Center on The University of Oklahoma campus in Norman, Oklahoma.

Oklahoma Geological Survey (Map)
100 East Boyd Street
Sarkeys Energy Center Suite N131
Norman, OK 73019

Oklahoma Petroleum Information Center (OPIC)

Oklahoma Petroleum Information Center (OPIC)
Oklahoma Petroleum Information Center (OPIC)

OPIC, the Oklahoma Petroleum Information Center, is also located in Norman, Oklahoma. Additional information on OPIC services is available here.

OPIC (Map)
2020 Industrial Blvd.
Norman, OK 73069

Summer Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 3:50 p.m., from 1 April to 1 October.
Winter Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:50 p.m., from 1 November to 31 March.
Schedule may change due to seasonal weather.

Annual Reports

Annual Reports are a summary of the activities conducted by the Oklahoma Geological Survey and its staff. They include notable publications, media products, scientific research, maps, committees, workshops, and outreach education.

Annual Report 2014 (PDF)

Annual Report 2013 (PDF)

Annual Report 2012 (PDF)

Annual Report 2011 (PDF)

Annual Report 2010 (PDF)

Annual Report 2009 (PDF)

Centennial Report 1908-2008 (PDF)

Semicentennial Report 1908-1958 (PDF)

Oklahoma Geological Survey Video

This short OGS video, made in 2013, features Survey geologists discussing the role of the Survey and the work we do. In this film, Dr. Kenneth V. Luza talks about his Picher Field studies. (5 minutes).