Oil & Gas drilling data in this area is pretty hard to come by. It is hard to understand what is going on in these satellite images and not sure how much oil and gas drilling is going on in the area. According to this video there is oil and gas drilling is going on in the area.
One blogger claims there is a Naval Undersea Warfare Center Aqua Channels to Pacific Ocean Conspiracy Hawthorne, NV. As you can see in another video that these are military bunkers.