Submitted by Erica Carr on Wed, 11/29/2017 - 21:44
The Ground Water Protection Council is pleased to announce the release of its report “State Oil and Natural Gas Regulations Designed to Protect Water Resources”, Third Edition. This report provides a compiled list of regulatory elements such as permitting, well integrity, hydraulic fracturing, well plugging, pits, tanks and spill management. These are presented in a graphical form which details the number of states that implement them. In addition, the report describes the regulatory framework under which oil and natural gas field operations are managed and suggests a series of regulator
Submitted by Erica Carr on Wed, 11/29/2017 - 21:41
States First, an initiative of the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission and the Ground Water Protection Council, is pleased to announce the release of its Second Edition of the report entitled “Potential Injection-Induced Seismicity Associated with Oil & Gas Development: A Primer on Technical and Regulatory Considerations Informing Risk Management and Mitigation.” This 2017 revision of the 2015 report contains numerous additions, updates, clarifications and corrections which will help regulators and the public understand aspects of induced seismicity and its relationship to under
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