Natural Gas Rules (Louisiana)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Louisiana

Applies to States or Provinces Louisiana
Name Natural Gas Rules (Louisiana)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Natural Gas
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Louisiana Department of Natural Resources
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-06-27
Last Substantive Modification
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The Louisiana Department of Natural Resources administers the rules that govern natural gas exploration and extraction in the state. DNR works with the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality to ensure that all natural gas operations adhere to applicable state laws and department regulations.

The rules govern wells involved with natural gas extraction, conservation of natural gas, the purchasing of natural gas, reporting, permitting, and fees.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Dr. Madhurendu B. Kumar
Department Louisiana Department of Natural Resources
Division Office of Conservation - Geological Oil and Gas Division
Address 617 N. 3rd Street
Address 2 P.O. Box 94275
Zip/Postal Code 70804-9275
Phone (225) 342-5501
Fax (225) 342-8199
Email Madhurendu.Kumar@LA.GOV