-- PROPOSED APD RULE UPDATES --


Final Version of APD Rule:  In accordance with the Wyoming’s rule-making guidelines, the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission released the final version of the APD rule with final changes based on comments received during the comment period to the Commission for a vote at the November 12, 2019 hearings. The final version was approved and the process will continue for final adoption. It is anticipated the rule will be effective first quarter of 2020.  To review the final version of the rule, please click here.

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Response to Comments:  The Commission received 228 pages of written comments.  All comments received during that period have been reviewed. For the summary of the comments received and the Staff’s responses to those comments, please click here.

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WOGCC Explains Draft APD Rule at Public Meeting and Makes PPT Available:  The Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission held an informational meeting on July 30 to explain the proposed rule  to address the operatorship issue related to the volume of drilling permits. The presentation's power point can be found under the News and Notices  tab on the homepage.

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Notice of Public Comment Period:  The public comment period to adopt, update, and amend procedural rules found in Chapters 1 and 3 began July 25 and ended on September 14, 2019.  To read the Notice of Intent, please click here.

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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.

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