Resources Articles — Sep 14, 2016
Ten Recommendations for Plugging the Gaps in Inactive Well Policy
The US landscape is dotted with hundreds of thousands of abandoned oil and gas wells. Improved regulation can help neutralize the environmental and...
Resources Articles — May 25, 2016
Infographic: Who Pays to Plug Inactive Oil and Gas Wells?
Workshop/Seminar — May 18, 2016
How Oil and Gas Development Impacts Local Governments and Communities
Oil and gas development has increased substantially in the United States over the past decade, largely due to production from low-porosity rock formations subjected to hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling. This rapid growth has created a variety of opportunities and challenges for local governments across the country. Experts at this seminar explored the key issues facing local governments in this new era.
Common Resources — May 18, 2016
How States Can Reduce the Environmental and Fiscal Risks from Inactive Oil and Gas Wells
Abandoned oil and gas wells make for good news stories: Wildlife Habitat Threatened by Oil Leaking from Old Well; Agency Plugged 300 of 35,000 Orph...