Here you will find valuable resources related to the Pennsylvania Grade Crude Oil Coalition.
IRRC (Independent Regulatory Review Commission):
The IRRC hearing on Chapter 78 regulations will be held on April 21, 2016 @ 9 AM in Harrisburg. Read More IRRC information here..
PA DEP updated Certificate of Well Plugging:
The PA DEP updated the Certificate of Well Plugging and accompanying Instructions. They are in eLibrary and both the pdf and doc versions are available to use. http://www.elibrary.dep.state.pa.us/dsweb/View/Collection-10889
Chapter 78:(UPDATED 08/2015):
In August, 2013, comprehensive changes were proposed for 25 Pa. Code Chapter 78, Subchapter C. The proposed changes involve new field practices, permits and forms. The changes would have serious impact on Pennsylvania’s conventional oil and gas industry. To see relevant Chapter 78 documents read more…
WOTUS (Waters of the United States):
Under the Clean Water Act the federal Environmental Protection Agency regulates the “navigable waters of the United States.” The EPA is proposing to expand the definition of those “waters” and in so doing would greatly expand the water bodies that are subject to federal regulatory requirements. To see relevant WOTUS information read more…
SUBSURFACE FAQ UPDATES:
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) designed to provide clarification to regulatory language. Read more…
WELL TRANSFERS and STATUS/TYPE:
Instructions for handling well transfers and status/types. Read more…
DEP ENFORCEMENT POLICY:
The DEP has changed its policy for enforcing oil and gas violations. Read more….
DEP’s Well Plugging Program:
Anyone wishing to become a qualified contractor that could plug wells for the Commonwealth read more .
PA SALES TAX:
Payments for some services and supplies are exempt from Pennsylvania sales tax. Read more…
PGCC hosted several MIA training sessions in the Fall of 2014. The power points, forms and information from these sessions can be found here.
03/09/2015 — Important Updates Regarding Mechanical Integrity Assessment Program. Read More