Oil, Gas, and Metallic Minerals (Iowa)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Iowa

Applies to States or Provinces Iowa
Name Oil, Gas, and Metallic Minerals (Iowa)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Coal with CCS, Natural Gas, Nuclear
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Primary Website https://www.legis.iowa.gov/docs/aco/chapter/565.51.pdf

Last Review 2014-07-18
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary
Information Source http://www.iowadnr.gov/Environment/GeologyMapping/EconomicResources.aspx


Operators of oil, gas, and metallic mineral exploration and production operations are required to obtain a drilling permit from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and file specific forms with the department. Procedures to apply for a permit to drill or deepen a well for oil, gas, or metallic minerals are contained in Summary of Procedures for Oil, Gas, and Metallic Minerals Operations.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Robert D. Libra
Department Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Division Iowa Geological Survey
Address 109 Trowbridge Hall
Place Iowa City, Iowa
Zip/Postal Code 52242-1319
Phone 319-335-1575
Fax 319-335-2754
Email Robert.Libra@dnr.iowa.gov
Website http://www.igsb.uiowa.edu/EconomicResources/OilGasRegulation.htm

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

Authority 1: Iowa Rules 565.51
Date Effective 1982
Date Enacted 1981