Oil and Gas Exploration (Connecticut)
Last modified on July 2, 2013.
|Name||Oil and Gas Exploration (Connecticut)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Siting & Permitting|
|Affected Technologies||Natural Gas|
|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|| 7/2/13
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