Photo by WOGCC Engineer Patrick Amole


Explanation of Draft APD Rule Public Meeting

 The Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission will hold an informational meeting to explain the proposed rule that was recently released to address the operatorship issue related to the volume of drilling permits. 

Supervisor Mark Watson and staff will review the rule in its entirety and provide insight into potential scenarios that may arise and how the rule will address them.  There will be a question and answer period at the end of the meeting. 

The meeting will be held July 30 at 10 a.m. to noon at the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission’s hearing room, 2211 King Blvd, Casper, WY.  For those unable to attend in person, you may participate on-line and/or by telephone. Since the meeting will include a short power point presentation, it is strongly encouraged for those unable to attend in person to join the meeting on-line if possible.   

 -       To join the on-line meeting by computer, tablet or Smartphone, please use the link below:

 -       Please note, if viewing on-line, you must also dial in for audio using your phone.

-       If you are unable to join on-line, you may dial in by phone to hear the audio only. 

-       Please use the call-in information below:

United States: +1 (872) 240-3311

Access Code: 993-344-253


 WOGCC Proposes Rule to Address Volume of Drilling Permits

In accordance with Wyoming’s rule-making guidelines, the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (WOGCC) released a proposed rule at its July 9, 2019 hearings initiating the rule-making process to deal with the increased volume of drilling permits.

Written public comments will be collected and reviewed during a 45-day comment period that will be announced at a later date along with how to properly submit comments.  

It is recommended to reference the WOGCC website homepage periodically for updates regarding the rule as well as subscribing for email notifications by clicking on the GovDelivery icon to the left of this notice. 

To review the proposed rule in its entirety, please click here.