Ushering in a New Era of Oil and Gas Regulation ~


image link to the 2017 renewal plan PDF documentThe initial version of the Renewal Plan provided the roadmap for necessary reforms to the Department of Conservation’s Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources (Division) to make it a modern oil and gas regulator.  This 2017 update to the Renewal Plan demonstrates the progress the Division has made to develop an effective regulatory program over the past year, and highlights the next steps in the Division’s ongoing commitment to reforms that will ensure the protection of public health and the environment in the oil and gas fields of California.    

                                view, download, and print  |   2017 fact sheet   |  2018 fact sheet



Image link to 2015 original Renewal Plan PDF documentThe Department of Conservation’s Renewal Plan is an ongoing, four-year framework to correct past problems and to create a regulatory program for oil and gas production that ensures the environment and public health are protected.  Issued in October, 2015, the Renewal plan builds on major reforms already underway at the Department to build a modern, efficient, collaborative and science-driven regulatory agency.     

                                  view, download, and print  |   press release (Oct. 2015)



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