News & Announcements


posted Jan 12, 2021, 12:40 PM by Kimberly Mazza   [ updated Jan 12, 2021, 1:59 PM ]

The WOGCC has posted a position for an entry level Engineer II position.  To learn more about this position and to apply, please open this page and click here, or visit the state of Wyoming Jobs website at  


posted Oct 22, 2020, 8:42 AM by Kimberly Mazza   [ updated Oct 22, 2020, 8:42 AM ]

The WOGCC requests bids for several projects associated with our Orphan Well Program throughout the year. All service contractors interested in becoming a vendor for WOGCC must first register with State Construction at  Once on their website, choose the "Procurement" tab along the top and scroll down until you see the “register with public purchase” tab on the left hand side after the list of current bids.

Once registered with State Construction, contractors will receive notifications of open bidding as soon as WOGCC submits a project to Public Purchase.

General orphan well package information:

WOGCC builds packages of orphan wells based on geographical and logistical elements in the field. The bidding contractor (or their declared 3rd parties) are responsible for removing surface equipment, pulling tubing and wire, setting cast iron retainers, placing cement and/or bentonite, cutting/capping, and hauling equipment to specified laydown yards.  The bidding contractors are also responsible for maintaining daily project updates to WOGCC inspection staff and other bid related details.

Please contact Casey Toner, Sr. Inspection Specialist, with any questions pertaining to this process.


posted Oct 9, 2020, 7:46 AM by Kimberly Mazza   [ updated Oct 15, 2020, 2:53 PM ]

The proposed Commercial Class II Disposal Well rules found in Chapters 1 and 3 were approved with amendments by the Commission at the October 13, 2020 hearings before the Commission.  The proposed rules with amendments will now go to the Wyoming Secretary of State's office and then to the Governor's office for review. To view the comments received, the WOGCC's response to the comments, and the rules with amendments FIRST OPEN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT then click on these links:


posted Aug 12, 2020, 3:03 PM by Kimberly Mazza   [ updated Aug 12, 2020, 3:09 PM ]

The Supervisor's new policy has requested that draft Orders be provided to the hearing examiners the week of hearings, preferably the day of. To assist attorneys practicing before the Commission the WOGCC is developing Order Templates for matters heard before the Examiners. Although many of the attorneys practicing before the Commission are using similar Orders, the WOGCC requests that the templates be used as much as practicable. This will aid staff in their review of Orders, provide consistency of form, and will result in quicker turnaround times for information being updated on Area of Review.

Updates to new policies are found on the homepage of the agency's website under News and Updates Tab/Policy Memos.  Order Templates can be found under Hearings Tab/Application and Order Templates.

Coronavirus Update:

posted Jun 22, 2020, 1:33 PM by Kimberly Mazza   [ updated Jun 22, 2020, 1:33 PM ]

Although some WOGCC staff are teleworking, the offices remain open. The agency will continue to be available to assist and carry out work in a timely manner. In order to limit the amount of outside traffic in our facilities, we ask that business needs be handled by phone or mail verses physically coming in especially if you are sick or not feeling well.  

If you have any questions, please call our offices at 307-234-7147. We know you have business to do, and we will continue to meet those needs as efficiently as possible. 

Continue to regularly check the WOGCC website’s homepage for updates as we all manage this unusual time.

Templates for 8(m): Notice of Intent to File Section 8(m) Hearing Application, Objection to Section 8(m), Section 8(m) Application

posted Jan 29, 2020, 11:53 AM by Kimberly Mazza   [ updated Jan 30, 2020, 4:07 PM ]

The WOGCC has developed three templates for 8(m) actions - Notice of Intent to File a Section 8(m) Hearing Application, Objection to Section 8(m), and Section 8(m) Application. It is highly recommended to use these templates to ensure the WOGCC obtains all the necessary information.  To access the templates, please go to the Hearings tab on the homepage of the WOGCC's website.  You may also open this page and click on any of the following:  Notice of Intent to File A Section 8(m) Hearing Application" Template, Objection to Section 8(m) template, Section 8(m) Application template.

APD Rule Information

posted Jan 29, 2020, 10:33 AM by Kimberly Mazza   [ updated Jan 29, 2020, 10:46 AM ]

- The Secretary of State has accepted the final APD rule amendments for Chapter 3, Section 8 and change to definitions, effective December 20, 2019.  To review the rule, please visit the Secretary of State's website.  You can also find the rule by opening this page and clicking on the title Final Version of APD Rule.  

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 open the page and click on the title Response To Comments.  

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.

Final Version of APD Rule

Response To Comments

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