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

To review submitted comments for the Draft APD Rule, please click here.

Final Draft APD Rule To Be Presented At November 12, 2019 Hearings

The comment period for the proposed APD rule closed on September 14, 2019.  All comments received during that period are now being reviewed.  The final draft of the APD rule with final changes based on comments received during the comment period will be presented to the Commission for a vote at the November 12, 2019 hearings.   

WOGCC Explains Draft APD Rule at Public Meeting and Makes PPT Available

The Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission held an informational meeting to explain the proposed rule that was recently released to address the operatorship issue related to the volume of drilling permits. The meeting was held on July 30 at the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission’s hearing room, and was also made available on-line to those that could not attend in person. 

Supervisor Mark Watson and staff reviewed the rule in its entirety and answered questions from the audience and those on-line.

The power point for today's presentation is available on the WOGCC's website.  Please click here to access it.  You can also find it under WOGCC Presentations under the News and Notices tab on the homepage.


Notice of Public Comment Period

The public comment period to adopt, update, and amend procedural rules found in Chapters 1 and 3 has begun.  Those wishing to comment regarding the proposed amendments may do so in writing.  Comments must be received no later than 5 p.m. MST on September 14, 2019, to be considered.

Comments may be submitted by:   MAIL to the State Oil and Gas Supervisor, P.O. Box 2640, Casper, Wyoming  82602-2640; E-MAIL to wogcc_rules@wyo.gov; or, FACSIMILE addressed to the State Oil and Gas Supervisor at 307-234-5306.

To read the Notice of Intent, please click here.


 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.