Oil and Gas Exploration (Connecticut)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Connecticut



Name Oil and Gas Exploration (Connecticut)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Natural Gas
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province














Program Administrator Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Primary Website http://www.ct.gov/deep/lib/deep/regulations/22a/22a-472-1.pdf


Last Review 2014-09-15



Summary

These regulations apply to activities conducted for the purpose of obtaining geological, geophysical, or geochemical information about oil or gas including seismic activities but excluding exploratory well drilling or aerial surveys. Such exploration for oil or gas must be registered with the Commissioner of Environmental Protection; requirements for registration are listed in these regulations. The regulations also discuss well drilling activities and abandonment requirements.





Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: DEEP Regulations 22a-472-1
Date Enacted 1987


Authority 2: Conn. Gen. Stat. 22a-472 through 22a-473

















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