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

 

 

State Oil & Gas Supervisor Orders AllenCo to CloseState Oil & Gas Supervisor Orders AllenCo to CloseThe Order to AllenCo Energy, Inc., is to permanently close its Saint James drill site in South Central Los Angeles. Among other requirements, the company must plug and abandon (permanently seal) its 21 wells. https://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Pages/AllenCo.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/calgem/Pages/AllenCo.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1302020-03-06T20:00:00Z
Department of Public Health COVID-19 UpdatesDepartment of Public Health COVID-19 UpdatesGet updates about the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) from the California Department of Public Health's page. https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/Immunization/ncov2019.aspx, https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/Immunization/ncov2019.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1312020-03-11T17:00:00Z
March 16-April 10 Public Health Meetings PostponedMarch 16-April 10 Public Health Meetings PostponedCalGEM is postponing the meetings consistent with Governor Newsom’s directive to implement social distancing and to cancel or postpone large events to slow the spread of COVID-19. https://www.conservation.ca.gov/publichealth, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/publichealthhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1322020-03-13T18:15:00Z
CalGEM Replaces DOGGR, Bringing New Focus with New NameCalGEM Replaces DOGGR, Bringing New Focus with New NameEffective January 1, 2020, California’s regulatory entity for oil, gas, and geothermal production has an updated focus and a new name: the California Geologic Energy Management Division (CalGEM).https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/California-Oil-Gas-Regulator-Has-New-Name-Focus.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/California-Oil-Gas-Regulator-Has-New-Name-Focus.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1272020-01-02T18:00:00Z
Public Health Early Input Community MeetingsPublic Health Early Input Community MeetingsCalGEM is prioritizing health and safety, with a focus on underserved communities. Staff have been conducting early input public community meetings across the state as they begin work toward a public health rulemaking discussion draft.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Pages/Public-Health.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/calgem/Pages/Public-Health.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1282020-03-02T23:00:00Z
California Announces New Oil and Gas InitiativesCalifornia Announces New Oil and Gas InitiativesCalifornia establishes an immediate moratorium on cyclic steaming—a high-pressure extraction practice—launches a new effort to strengthen health and safety protections near oil and gas facilities, and initiates third-party review of hydraulic fracturing permitting.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/California-Establishes-Moratorium-on-High-Pressure-Extraction.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/California-Establishes-Moratorium-on-High-Pressure-Extraction.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1252019-11-19T18:00:00Z