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Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy


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Virginia Gas and Oil Board Regulations [4 VAC 25 ‑ 160]
Guidance Documents   Periodic Reviews
Chapter Information
Description This regulation governs the conservation of the Commonwealth's gas and oil resources and protection of the correlative rights of gas and oil owners.
State Authority 45.1-361.15
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation 1. To foster the development, production, and utilization of gas and oil resources.

2. To safeguard the environment, safety and welfare of the public.
Meetings

Contact Information
Name / Title: Michael Skiffington  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
1100 Bank Street, 8th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219-3402
Email Address: mike.skiffington@dmme.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)692-3212    FAX: (804)692-3237    TDD: (800)828-1120
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Clarifying amendments as the result of periodic review Fast-Track DPB review in progress.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendments regarding the regulations of the Virginia Gas and Oil Board Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/8/2012.
Promulgation of the Virginia Gas and Oil Board Regulations Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/1/2003.