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Committees and Workgroups
ENERGY RESOURCES, RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY
ENVIRONMENT & SAFETY
The committee provides leadership by remaining dedicated to these efforts as well as by discussing the impact of legislation and regulations, developing positions, and guiding states and industry through model statutes or regulations, handbooks or other appropriate means.
|LEGAL & REGULATORY AFFAIRS|
The Legal and Regulatory Affairs Committee actively reviews legal and regulatory matters that impact oil and gas regulatory programs. The committee also fosters communication among jurisdictions, the oil and gas industry, the environmental community and other participants to address relevant issues.
PUBLIC, COASTAL & TRIBAL LANDS
This committee educates the American public about our domestic oil and natural gas industry and the IOGCC’s role in its promotion and preservation. While issues publicly arise everyday concerning our nation’s oil and gas, Public Outreach strives to communicate the IOGCC’s role as the information and research authority on domestic petroleum resources.
Council of Regulatory Officials
The Council of Regulatory Officials acts in an advisory capacity to the Commission and is comprised of one representative from each state oil and gas regulatory agency. Members of the council meet biannually to discuss regulatory issues of mutual interest, and often develop best practices for regulatory oversight.
Council of State Oil and Gas Attorneys
The Council of State Oil and Gas Attorneys aims to assist its member attorneys in the acquisition of the knowledge necessary to remain abreast of the most recent developments in oil and gas law as it pertains to the states' regulation of mineral resources.
State Oil and Gas Regulatory Exchange
The State Oil and Gas Regulatory Exchange (the Exchange) is a collaborative effort of the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission and the Ground Water Protection Council. The Exchange facilitates multi-state collaboration and innovative regulatory solutions for oil and natural gas producing states. As a collaboration of state governments, the Exchange is in the unique position to coordinate efforts between the federal government and states to ensure that advances in regulatory regimes are efficient and effective.