Oil and Gas (South Dakota)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Name||Oil and Gas Conservation (South Dakota)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Siting and Permitting|
|Affected Technologies||Natural Gas|
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|Information Source|| http://denr.sd.gov/des/og/oghome.aspx
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources also administers the South Dakota Oil and Gas Initiative, which provides mapping and database tools to assist with the exploration and development of South Dakota's Oil and Gas Resources: http://www.sdgs.usd.edu/sdoil/
The Minerals and Mining Program oversees the regulation of oil and gas exploration, recovery, and reclamation activities in South Dakota. Permits are required for drilling of oil or gas wells, and the SD Codified Laws contain provisions pertaining to well testing, classification, metering, operation, and spacing. Additional regulations are contained in the SD Administrative Rules section 74:12.
|Contact Name||Bob Townsend|
|Department||South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources|
|Division||Division of Environmental Services, Board of Minerals and Environment|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||SDCL 45-9|
|Authority 2:||SDAR 74:12|