News & Updates

North Dakota Becomes Second State to Implement RBDMS 3.0


In early October the North Dakota Industrial Commission (NDIC) Oil and Gas Division officially kicked off the project to upgrade from RBDMS Classic to RBDMS 3.0. The NDIC will be the second agency to implement RBDMS 3.0 behind the California Department of Conservation Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR). DOGGR partnered with GWPC to build RBDMS 3.0 in 2016 and is currently starting the fourth of four project releases.

The NDIC Oil and Gas Division installed RBDMS Classic in 2002 and it was flexible enough to support their regulatory efforts ...

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


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


"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


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


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

For details please go to the following link: