Oil and Gas (Indiana)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Indiana

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

Program Administrator Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Oil and Gas
Primary Website http://www.in.gov/dnr/dnroil/

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source http://www.in.gov/legislative/ic/code/title14/ar37/


This division of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources provides information on the regulation of oil and gas exploration, wells and well spacings, drilling, plugging and abandonment, and integration and forced pooling. Entities operating a well for oil and/or gas recovery must, in addition to other fees imposed by the Department, purchase bonds to demonstrate their financial commitment and provide for reclamation. More specific regulations are available on the website of the Oil and Gas Division of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Herschel McDivitt (Director)
Department Indiana Department of Natural Resources
Division Oil and Gas
Address Division of Oil and Gas, 402 W. Washington St., Rm. 293, Indianapolis, IN, 46204

Phone 317-232-4058
Fax 317-232-1550
Email hmcdivitt@dnr.in.gov
Website http://www.in.gov/dnr/dnroil/

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

Authority 1: Ind. Code 14-37; 312 Indiana Administrative Code 16
Date Effective 2005
Date Enacted 1995

Authority 2: 17-1