Archives & Libraries

Kansas Geological Sample Repository maintains cuttings samples for more than 147,000 wells in Kansas.

The KGS Drill Core Library archives approximately 69,000 boxes of drill core from 5,453 Kansas wells.

The Data Resources Library is the State of Kansas repository for oil, gas, and water well records.

Slabbed core and the KGS core storage facility.
Drill core that has been cut (slabbed) and polished (left) and the KGS Drill Core Library’s core storage facility.