Oil and Gas (Indiana)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Indiana|
|Name||Oil and Gas (Indiana)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations|
|Affected Technologies||Natural Gas|
|Program Administrator||Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Oil and Gas|
This division of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources provides information on the regulation of oil and gas exploration, wells and well spacings, drilling, plugging and abandonment, and integration and forced pooling. Entities operating a well for oil and/or gas recovery must, in addition to other fees imposed by the Department, purchase bonds to demonstrate their financial commitment and provide for reclamation. More specific regulations are available on the website of the Oil and Gas Division of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.
|Contact Name||Herschel McDivitt (Director)|
|Department||Indiana Department of Natural Resources|
|Division||Oil and Gas|
|Address||Division of Oil and Gas, 402 W. Washington St., Rm. 293, Indianapolis, IN, 46204|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Ind. Code 14-37; 312 Indiana Administrative Code 16|