Since the initial release of the Significant Oil and Gas Fields of the United States Database in 1985, Richard Nehring, has written more than twenty-five papers and presentations using the Database.

Selected examples of these papers are listed below to illustrate many of the possible uses of the Database:

Following up on the AAPG Hedberg Research Conference in November 2006 that Mr. Nehring organized and chaired, he has made more than a dozen presentations on world oil resources and its implications for future world oil production.

These include: