Former British Petroleum microfossil database

The database represents the microfossil well-run collection resulting from British Petroleum's exploration activities since the 1950s. It holds details of material from over 3,500 individual well runs.

The main purpose of the database is to allow researchers to identify material of interest, based on its geographical location.

Please note that in some cases the data is sparse. Records are updated regularly when data become available.

Data and Resources

Cite this as

Natural History Museum (2016). Dataset: Former British Petroleum microfossil database. http://dx.doi.org/10.5519/0076993

Retrieved: 12:18 28 Jul 2017 (GMT)

Additional Info

Field Value
Author(s) Natural History Museum
Temporal extent 1950 onwards
Dataset category Collections
Last updated November 16, 2016
Created November 16, 2016
License License Not Specified