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Tom Kropatsch - Commission Secretary

WOGCC Supervisor

Mr. Tom Kropatsch has been with the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (WOGCC) for twelve years. During his tenure, he has served as Natural Resources Supervisor, Deputy Supervisor, and Interim Supervisor. In 2021, Mr. Kropatsch was selected to be the Oil and Gas Supervisor of the \WOGCC.

Along with being the agency 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 flowback 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.