Oil and Gas Regulation

This page last reviewed July 18, 2017

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER THE PROPOSED REGULATION FOR GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSION STANDARDS FOR CRUDE OIL AND NATURAL GAS FACILITIES



(Hearing Dates: July 21, 2016 and March 23, 2017)


Public Comments Received


FINAL APPROVAL / OAL ACTION


OAL approved the rulemaking and filed it with the Secretary of State on July 17, 2017.  The effective date is October 1, 2017.

  • Endorsed  Approved Form 400 including Endorsed Filed by the Office of the Secretary of State  (PDF - 3.22M) 
  • Final Regulation Order - Sections 95665 - 95677, Appendix A, Appendix B, and Appendix C (PDF - 510K)

  • Final Statement of Reasons (PDF - 878K)

  • Updated Informative Digest (PDF - 100K)                 

ADOPTED REGULATIONS AND MATERIALS SUBMITTED TO OAL


 The Final Rulemaking Package was filed with OAL on June 2, 2017.  OAL has until July 17, 2017 to make a determination.

 Final Statement of Reasons~See revised above~ 

 Updated Informative Digest ~See revised above~ 

 Notice of Exemption (PDF - 358K)

 Final Regulation Order ~See revised above~      


SECOND PUBLIC HEARING MATERIALS

Posted April 14, 2017

 Resolution  17-10 (PDF - 1.33M)
          Attachment D ~ Findings and Statement of Overriding Considerations (PDF - 70K)

Posted March 10, 2017

 Regulation Order (PDF - 504K)

 Final Environmental Analysis (PDF - 1.50M)

 Responses to Comments on the Drafts Environmental Analysis (PDF - 13.08M)  
     

HEARING ACTION AND SUPPLEMENTAL 15-DAY NOTICES        

Posted February 17, 2017

 Errata to the Revised Emission and Cost Estimates for the Leak Detection and Repair Provision  (PDF - 1.21M)

Posted February 3, 2017

 Notice of Public Availabilty of Modified Text and Availability of Additional Documents (PDF - 125K)

 Deadline to Submit Public Comments: February 21, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Attachment 1: Proposed 15-Day Modications  (PDF - 524K)
     
  • Attachment 2:  
    • Summary of Cost, Emissions, and Cost per Ton using the 20 year and 100 yrar GWP, respectively
    • Revised Emission and Cost Estimates for the Leak Detection and Repair Provision
    • Revised Cost Estimates for the Natural Gas Underground Storage Facility Monitoring Requirements Provision
    • External Scientific Peer Review of the Flash Analysis Test Procedure (PDF - 244K) 

Posted July 25, 2016

Resolution 16-09 (PDF - 706KB)

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE AND RELATED MATERIAL


Posted May 31, 2016 

Notice of Public Hearing (PDF - 117K)

Deadline to Submit Public Comments: July 18, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. or at the Public Hearing on July 21, 2016.

Staff Report: Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR) (PDF - 2.47MB)


INFORMAL REGULATORY ACTIVITY

Rulemaking Activity for 2016

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