Oil and Gas Exploration (Connecticut)

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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


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