Compliance & Risk Management

​The DOC regulates specific aspects of oil, gas, and geothermal energy production; surface mining operations and associated land reclamation; and establishes regulatory zones related to certain seismic hazards that can impact local land use.

Compliance & Risk Management

 

 

About the Ridgecrest EarthquakesAbout the Ridgecrest EarthquakesCalifornia Geological Survey (CGS) scientist Jeremy Lancaster discusses the big earthquakes in the Ridgecrest area. A team of CGS scientists is surveying the area after last week’s magnitude 6.4 and 7.1 quakes. Be prepared: Aftershocks are waning but still possible.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_f_POxcwnnc&feature=youtu.be, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_f_POxcwnnc&feature=youtu.behttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1172019-07-08T22:00:00Z
Cameron Campbell to Head DOGGR Bakersfield OfficeCameron Campbell to Head DOGGR Bakersfield OfficeCameron Campbell has been named District Deputy for the Bakersfield-based Inland District of the Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR), effective May 31.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Documents/news/2018-04 Campbell named DOGGR District Deputy.pdf, Cameron Campbell to Head DOGGR's Bakersfield Officehttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=492018-05-25T07:00:00Z
New Regulations for Oil & Gas Production PipelinesNew Regulations for Oil & Gas Production PipelinesNew regulations for certain pipelines associated with California oil and gas production have been approved, giving regulators additional tools to protect public health, safety, and the environment.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Documents/2018-05 AB 1420 pipeline regulations approved.pdf, Assembly Bill 1420 Pipeline Regulations Approvedhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=532018-06-18T07:00:00Z
State Oil and Gas Regulators Form Office of EnforcementState Oil and Gas Regulators Form Office of EnforcementDOC launches an Office of Enforcement within its Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) to enhance compliance with public safety and environmental regulations and the administration of enforcement actions.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Documents/news/2018-07 new DOGGR enforcement unit announced.pdf, State Oil and Gas Regulators Form Office of Enforcementhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=602018-07-16T07:00:00Z
Seismic Hazards Shown in San Mateo, Contra Costa CountiesSeismic Hazards Shown in San Mateo, Contra Costa CountiesCalifornia Geological Survey today issued five Preliminary Seismic Hazard Zone maps covering portions of Contra Costa and San Mateo counties.http://www.consrv.ca.gov/cgs/preliminary-releases, http://www.consrv.ca.gov/cgs/preliminary-releaseshttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=832018-10-04T15:00:00Z
Scientists on the Front LineScientists on the Front LineGet the facts on post-fire debris flow, including the difference between mudflows, mudslides, and landslides. California Geological Survey scientists are part of CAL FIRE-assembled teams that assess the potential for flooding and debris flows in areas impacted by recent wildfires.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/Fact-sheets/Post-Fire-Debris-Flow-Facts.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/Fact-sheets/Post-Fire-Debris-Flow-Facts.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=912019-01-16T20:00:00Z