News & Updates

Q&A: A Young Oil & Gas Program Benefits from RBDMS

10-24-2018

In 2010 the first commercially viable natural gas well was drilled in Idaho after a century of failed exploration. Within two years the Idaho Department of Lands was responsible for overseeing nine operating wells and they knew the number was going to grow. The Department hired staff with oil and gas experience to ensure operators were following regulations, and each year the state’s legislature passed new rule and statutory changes.

During this time of quickly changing regulations and drilling activity, the Department identified RBDMS as the best tool to help them track oil and gas...

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New Mexico Produced Water Conference This November

09-24-2018

"Policy, Regulations and Economics to Support Total Resource Recovery"
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Friday, November 16, 2018 - 7:30 am to 5:00 pm

The oil & gas industry in New Mexico is currently facing two major challenges associated with water management that threaten to limit future oil and gas development in the state: acquiring fresh water for drilling and development of new wells; and management of produced water. These challenges are especially critical in southeastern New Mexico, which is arid, has...

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GWPC SepticSmart Week Proclamation

09-11-2018

The GWPC proclaims September 17-21, 2018 as SepticSmart Week.

WHEREAS,  proper septic system use and routine care are vital to protecting public health, preserving our highly valued groundwater, lakes, streams and waterways, and avoiding costly repairs that can result from neglect; and

WHEREAS,  more than one in five households depend on septic systems to...

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Oklahoma Corporation Commission Seeking Oil & Gas Director

07-25-2018

The Oklahoma Corporation Commission is accepting applications for: Director, Oil & Gas Conservation Division.

For details please go to the following link: http://www.occeweb.com/HR/Jobs.htm

Utah Division of Oil, Gas & Mining Director Selected to Serve on National Petroleum Council

06-25-2018

GWPC Board Member and Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining (OGM) Director John Baza has been appointed by U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to serve as a member of the National Petroleum Council. His appointment runs through December 2019.

“I am honored to represent the state oil and gas regulatory authority in Utah and provide our unique advice, information, and recommendations,” commented Baza. “I am eager to solve oil and gas related challenges alongside the other representatives chosen to serve the nation through this valuable cooperative effort.”

Baza will serve...

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