As of 02 May 2016, various files (e.g. SQlite, CSV, and PgSQL) derived from FracFocus.org’s March 2016 FracFocusRegistry have been downloaded, extracted, transformed, loaded, archived, and uploaded to the frackingdata.info/downloads site and their respective links also posted to FrackingData’s FracFocus Data Page .
The substantial delay between the last posting of the transformed FracFocusRegistry download in early March and this one in May was mostly due to FracFocus NOT posting anything until 26 April 2016. This tardiness on FracFocus’s part is becoming a pattern.
Once again, of significance this time was that the download of the files from the FracFocus.org website and their subsequent extract, transform, load, archiving, and exporting to CSV, SQLite, and PostgreSQL files was performed by a Windows batch script without human intervention. This automated method shaved hours from the extract, transform, load, archive, and export process. In addition, the batch script now uses WinSCP to automatically upload the files in question to the http://frackingdata.info/downloads page.
When this Windows batch file is sufficiently stable, and I’ve soft-coded the data-cleansing views into the script itself, I’ll post a link to it in the Source Code section of this blog. Soft-coding of the data-cleansing views is the last hurdle to publishing this script.
Khepry Quixote 2016-05-02