Tom Kropatsch - Commission Secretary
WOGCC Interim Supervisor
Mr. Tom Kropatsch has been with the WOGCC for eleven years. During his tenure, he has served as Natural Resources Supervisor and Deputy Supervisor. In 2021, Mr. Kropatsch was selected to be the Interim Oil and Gas Supervisor at the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (WOGCC).
Along with being the acting supervisor, his responsibilities include implementation of the agency’s environmental programs such as baseline groundwater quality; remediation and disposal of exploration and production generated wastes; recycling, reuse, and disposal of flow back and produced water; spill and incident response; pit and seismic permitting; bonding; and others.
Tom is the program director for the agency’s Class II Underground Injection Control program and since 2015 has been leading the replacement of the agency’s legacy database and development of the e-permitting system. Prior to his time with the WOGCC, Tom spent approximately ten years working in the environmental consulting industry. Tom is a Wyoming registered Professional Geologist.