Regulatory Agencies


 
Links to websites for federal and state agencies with some degree of regulatory authority over the oil and gas industry. Mineral owners should look to state regulatory authorities first, since most oil and gas operations on private land are regulated at the state level.

Federal Regulatory Agencies

State Regulatory Agencies

Federal Regulatory Agencies

Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA)

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

 

State Regulatory Agencies

Alabama | Alaska | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Florida | Georgia

Idaho | Illinois | Indiana | Kansas | Kentucky | Louisiana | Maryland | Michigan

Mississippi | Missouri | Montana | Nebraska | Nevada | New Mexico | New York | North Carolina

North Dakota | Ohio | Oklahoma | Oregon | Pennsylvania | South Dakota | Texas | Utah

Virginia | West Virginia | Wyoming

Alabama:

Alabama State Oil & Gas Board

Alaska:

Alaska Oil & Gas Conservation Commission

Arizona:

Arizona Oil & Gas Conservation Commission
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality

Arkansas:

Arkansas Oil & Gas Commission

California:

California Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR)
California Environmental Protection Agency

Colorado:

Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission

Florida:

Florida Department of Environmental Protection

Georgia:

Georgia Department of Natural Resources

Idaho:

Idaho Department of Lands

Illinois:

Illinois Department of Natural Resources
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency

Indiana:

Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Kansas:

Kansas Corporation Commission

Kentucky:

Kentucky Division of Oil & Gas Conservation

Louisiana:

Louisiana Department of Natural Resources
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality

Maryland:

Maryland Department of the Environment

Michigan:

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality

Mississippi:

Mississippi State Oil & Gas Board
Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality

Missouri:

Missouri Department of Natural Resources

Montana:

Montana Department of Natural Resources & Conservation Board of Oil & Gas

Nebraska:

Nebraska Oil & Gas Conservation Commission
Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality

Nevada:

Nevada Commission on Mineral Resources
Nevada Department of Environmental Protection

New Mexico:

New Mexico Oil Conservation Division
New Mexico Environment Department

New York:

New York Department of Environmental Conservation

North Carolina:

North Carolina Department of Environment & Natural Resources

North Dakota:

North Dakota Industrial Commission, Department of Mineral Resources, Oil & Gas Division

Ohio:

Ohio Department of Natural Resources
Ohio Environmental Protection Agency

Oklahoma:

Oklahoma Corporation Commission
Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality

Oregon:

Oregon Department of Geology & Mineral Industries
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Pennsylvania:

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

South Dakota:

South Dakota Department of Environment & Natural Resources

Texas:

Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC)
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)

Utah:

Utah Department of Natural Resources

Virginia:

Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals, & Energy

West Virginia:

West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection

Wyoming:

Wyoming Oil & Gas Conservation Commission
Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality