Concentrating on issues pertaining to public lands in IOGCC member states, this committee works to ensure regulatory efficiency between the states and federal government specifically coordinating state and federal requirements that govern exploration and production of petroleum resources on public lands. The prudent stewardship of public funds and the elimination of duplication of effort between state and federal activities are hallmarks of the committee’s function.

Chair: Patrick Padilla, Assistant Commissioner, Mineral Resources, New Mexico State Land Office
Vice Chair: Open
 IOGCC Staff Liaison: Amy Childers
 For more information about the Public Lands Committee or to find out how to become a member, please contact Amy Childers at .