Hydraulic Fracturing

States have regulated hydraulic fracturing since its introduction. Each IOGCC member state has comprehensive laws and regulations to protect drinking water sources and ensure that operations are conducted safely. Member states also have trained personnel to effectively regulate oil & natural gas exploration and production.

IOGCC in Action

National Registry Provides Public and Regulators Access to Information on Chemical Additives Used...
On July 1, 2010, IOGCC chairman Governor Rick Perry and former IOGCC chairman Governor Brad Henry...

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Topic Resources

May 21, 2010, U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Oklahoma Secretary of Energy, Robert Wegener presents the state perpective on hydraulic fracturing to the U.S.

IOGCC Midyear Issues Summit, May 2010, Lexington, KY. Robert W. Puls, Ph.D. Technical Lead, EPA Hydraulic Fracturing Study U.S. EPA Office of Research and Development...

IOGCC White Papers

Fact Sheets -- Shale Gas and Hydraulic Fracturing, IOGCC Shale Gas Directors Task...

Hydraulic Fracturing. A safe and environmentally sound way to maximize our nation...

Topic Contacts

Amy M. Childers
1 (405) 525-3556 x117

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