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Revision as of 15:25, 5 February 2015

Last modified on February 5, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Virginia

Applies to States or Provinces Virginia
Name Virginia Gas and Oil Act (Virginia)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Safety and Operational Guidelines, Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Natural Gas
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
Primary Website http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?000+cod+TOC45010000022000010000000

Last Review 5/14/14
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary
Information Source http://www.dmme.virginia.gov/DMME/LawsRegs.shtml#gasoil


The Gas and Oil Act addresses the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas resources in the Commonwealth of Virginia. It contains provisions pertaining to wells and well spacing, permits and fees, ownership of coalbed methane gas, and land leases. No county, city, town or other political subdivision of the Commonwealth may impose any condition, or require any other local license, permit, fee or bond to perform any gas, oil, or geophysical operations which varies from or is in addition to the requirements of this chapter.

Policy Contact

Department Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals, and Energy
Division Division of Gas and Oil
Address PO. Box 159
Address 2 135 Highlands Drive
Place Lebanon, Virginia
Zip/Postal Code 24266
Phone (276) 415-9700
Fax (276) 415-9671
Email DgoInfo@dmme.virginia.gov
Website http://www.dmme.virginia.gov/DMMEContactsNames.shtml

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

Authority 1: Va. Code 45.1-361.1 through 45.1-361.44

Authority 2: 4 Va. Admin. Code 25-150