Oklahoma

Status

Senate Bill 1765 established the Oklahoma Geologic Storage of Carbon Dioxide Task Force with a mandate to submit a report with legislative recommendations by December 1, 2008.

Legislation was passed in 2009 that addressed the division of jurisdiction over CO2 capture and storage.

In March 2009, the Oklahoma Conservation Commission adopted permanent that provide a mechanism for the verification of the sequestration of carbon dioxide, both terrestrial and geologic.

Legislation (passed)
Legislation (pending)
Regulations
(updated 5/27/2011)

Statistics are estimates provided by the states.

Oklahoma

Status

Senate Bill 1765 established the Oklahoma Geologic Storage of Carbon Dioxide Task Force with a mandate to submit a report with legislative recommendations by December 1, 2008. That report was completed and submitted.

Legislation was passed in 2009 that addressed the division of jurisdiction over CO2 capture and storage. CO2 used for EOR will be regulated by the Oklahoma Corporation Commission; CO2 for storage will be handled by the DEQ.

In March 2009 the Oklahoma Conservation Commission adopted permanent rules that provide a mechanism for the verification of the sequestration of carbon dioxide, both terrestrial and geologic.

Legislation (passed)
Regulations
(updated 3/12/2010)

Statistics are estimates provided by the states.